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Financial Controller - Property

Ref: JN -042019-65888
GBP70000 - GBP80000 per annum + bonus, pension and benefits
UK, London
Accounting, Financial Control
8th April 2019
Job Type

Position: Financial Controller

Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 + Bonus & Benefits

Location: London

Cobalt are working with a property company responsible for the management and development of one of London's most unique retail and commercial destinations. With a rich history as a landlord to a diverse tenant base, the business is growing substantially following the start of a £3bn+ development project that will create over 3,500 new homes and 160,000 sq ft of office space.

To support this critical period of growth, they are seeking an experienced Financial Controller to join their team. The position holder will work closely with the Finance Director and manage an established team of three direct reports.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work with the Finance Director to create and take ownership of the annual budget, business plan and forecast
  • Design and build fit for purpose management accounts and monthly board reports
  • Implement process improvements and finance systems to support the growth of the business and ensure robust financial control
  • Manage the banking arrangements, ensuring free cash is invested in accordance with approved policies
  • Production of accurate and timely year-end statutory accounts
  • Manage an operational finance team of three


  • Qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA or ACCA)
  • Previous experience in Property or a low margin business is preferred
  • Experience of working in an SME would be preferable
  • Experience of managing and mentoring team members
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