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Financial Controller - leading London Surveyors & Estate Agents

Ref: JCh/1270549
GBP55000 - GBP60000 per annum + benefits
UK, London
Accounting, Finance Management
7th October 2016
Job Type

A leading firm of Chartered Surveyors, established for over 40 years, is looking for a commercially minded accountant to take responsibility of all financial management and planning for the business. Reporting to the Managing Director of this £9m turnover business, you will be a key member of the management team with an integral role in strengthening finance operations and supporting the continued commercial growth of the business.

With one direct report and a defined progression route to Head of Finance within the next three years, this is a fantastic opportunity to leap frog your career in a genuinely dynamic and entrepreneurial environment.



  • Partnering Senior Managers and Directors to drive profitability, margin and revenues
  • Relationship management of delinquent or high value client accounts
  • Co-ordinating the preparation of budgets and financial forecasts and cashflow management
  • Management and board reporting - including the creation of flash reports and development of current board packs and MI
  • Ensuring quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
  • System upgrade and implementation (currently Sage line 100)


  • Preparation and submission of monthly P&L reports and other financial statements
  • Co-ordinating the preparation of regularity reporting


  • Submission of Statutory documentation, company accounts, VAT, PAYE etc
  • Control of Debtors, Creditors Ledger & 'Signing off' of Payroll
  • Managing the work and development of accounts staff (currently 1 finance administrator)

Person Specification

  • Qualified accountant ACA/ACCA/CIMA
  • Proven commercial and business partnering ability in a growing business environment
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge
  • Exceptional communication and written skills
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