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Property Fund Financial Controller - Contract

Ref: SJ/1269907
GBP80000 - GBP90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
UK, London
Accounting, Fund Accounting
8th September 2016
Job Type

Property Fund Financial Controller - Contract

Cobalt is working in conjunction with an impressive Global Asset Management firm that has seen consistent and strong growth across its real estate investment and property asset portfolio in the UK over the last month.

A Contract role has arisen which is one of the key roles in managing the numerous UK funds, and the respective in house accounting team that is supporting them.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for reporting into the directors, providing monthly reporting and progress reports
  • Supporting a large team over 15 people supporting 10+ UK Property funds
  • Offer regular reporting of key consolidated business and regulatory information for Group
  • Preparation of financial reports and briefings
  • Accounting and reporting for the group on a monthly and quarterly basis
  • Control flow of due diligence/ financial information to the partners on investment acquisitions
  • Preparation of budgets which align to the investment/ development strategic objectives
  • Daily communication with the management committee on all aspects of the business
  • Own, undertake and deliver audit assignments and reviews of significant programmes in accordance with the Internal Audit plan
  • Offer regular reporting of key consolidated business and regulatory information for Group
  • Become an integral part of the Management team

Person Specification:

  • ACA/ACCA qualification preferred
  • UK Property Fund experience is essential
  • End to end technical accounting knowledge - with significant post accountancy practice knowledge
  • Investment/Asset Management background
  • "Hands on" leadership mind-set with proven supervisory experience

This is an exciting and diverse Financial Controller role where candidates will be expected to be involved with a wide variety of tasks and duties that will be outside the normal remit of a Financial Controller. There is significant opportunity to expand the individual remit as well through the course of the contract.

If this sounds like a position that suits your current career focus then please apply below to register your interest with Simon Jobson. Please ensure that you have the relevant experience requested in the above job specification before applying and attach your current CV in Word format

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