Financial Controller

  • London - City , United Kingdom
  • Salary: £80,000 - £95,000
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    08 June 2017

Job summary:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious financial controller to join a leading real estate firm. The firm has been well established in the city for a number of years, and are about to start a well-planned bout of both organic growth and through acquisition, with the company planning on tripling in size over the next 2 years. With this they are now looking to hire a financial controller to support the firms CFO.

The successful financial controller will play a key role in the direction of the finance function, you will be responsible for both the corporate accounting team who are responsible for all financial accounting, tax and the day to day as well as the FP&A team who are responsible for all forward looking decision port reporting and analysis. Aside from overseeing these teams you will also work closely with the CFO with business strategy, acquisitions as well as playing a key role in the integration of new businesses and the expansion of the finance department which is set to double in size.

The right candidate for this position will be someone who is bright, ambitious, flexible and who has a desire to be part of a project to build an industry leading business. It is a given that you will be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA, and ideally have spent some time initially working in practice. In regards to your skills, at the core you must have strong technical accounting knowledge who has had experience of leading teams, you must also really be able to get underneath the numbers and show your commercial acumen. Overall this will be the ideal role for someone who either already is or is looking to step into a no.2 in finance position who has aspirations to one day be either an FD/CFO, who also wants to be a part of business that is about to grow significantly where you will be challenged in different ways on a day to day basis.

About Longbridge
Longbridge is part of Staffing 360 Solutions (UK) Ltd. Services offered are those of an employment agency for permanent recruitment or employment business for temporary recruitment. Thank you for your application, due to the large number of applicants we receive from internet advertisements, only candidates with the relevant skills will be contacted.

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