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Financial Controller

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Up to £85000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Contact: Amanda Longville
  • Expiry Date: 14 January 2021
  • Job Ref: JN -122020-455043

Financial Controller | 12-month FTC | Big 4 trained | Real Estate

We are looking for a Financial Controller with previous experience within real estate to join a Global Leader in the property market, who are going through an exciting growth phase. This is a 12-month FTC with an immediate start.

This role is responsible for external investor and lenders, capital and distribution management, investment accounting, asset acquisitions and disposals.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Investor and lender reporting of portfolios, including monitoring and documenting reporting requirements
  • Ownership of capital and return management of the portfolios for new and existing investors
  • Ownership of asset/portfolio acquisition and disposals, covering management of relationship with external advisors, engagement with deal teams, review and input on SPAs, input of purchase price mechanisms, review of acquisition accounting
  • Business partnering with internal teams
  • Lead annual audit process with external preparers of financial statements
  • Management of relationships with outsourced investment accounting providers
  • Final review of the annual planning and budgeting process
  • Process accounting memos for corporate transactions and new reporting standards
  • Assistance with the investment property valuation process

Knowledge & Qualifications:

  • ACA/CIMA/ACCA qualified with several years post-qualified experience within the real estate sector
  • Previous experience with financial accounting and property management software (Yardi)
  • Thorough understanding of UK Companies and off-shore SPV structures
  • Knowledge of UK and off-shore tax compliance
  • Strong IFRS and UK GAAP skills
  • Experience of engaging and collaborating with multiple stakeholders
  • Experience working with off-shore real estate structures.

Please apply ASAP if you feel you hit the above criteria, and are available immediately.