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Financial Controller

London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Full Time
Our client can finance real estate debt transactions up to £30,000,000 secured against residential, commercial, and alternative real estate assets across England and Wales.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic, well capitalised, and growing Investment Management business. This role involves a comprehensive approach to financial oversight, encompassing both strategic planning and day-to-day financial operations, with a focus on meeting reporting obligations and ensuring the financial health and sustainability of the business.

The successful candidate will be responsible for supervising the financial performance of the organisation, which encompasses financial strategy and planning. Accountable for reporting to the board and shareholders in alignment with predetermined metrics and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).



Quarterly Board and Shareholder Reporting:
  • Compile and present comprehensive reports on a quarterly basis for the performance of the business and loan book.

Financial Operations:
  • Execute monthly payments, conduct bank reconciliation, and maintain bookkeeping using Xero.
  • Monitor and manage financial activities against the established business plan.
  • Ensure adherence to agreed-upon metrics and KPIs.
  • Seek financial efficiencies within the business.

Investor reporting and relations:
  • Meeting investors with the CEO, reporting and responding to enquiries.
  • Calculate and distribute investor distributions accurately.
  • Support activities to increase investor base or establish new credit lines.

Third-Party Payroll and Expense Management:
  • Supervise third-party payroll, expenses, and pensions systems.

Credit and Debt Management:
  • Oversee credit lines, external debt facilities, and co-lenders.
  • Manage internal revenue, costs, and cash flow, anticipating short and long-term liquidity needs.
  • Manage banking relationships.

Loan Origination Team Oversight:
  • Supervise loan origination team models, ensuring accurate returns and performance indicators.

Year-End Reporting and Accounting:
  • Coordinate the year-end reporting and accounting process with external accountants.
  • Execute HMRC payments.

Operational Duties:
  • Manage third party Company Secretary and external reporting (companies house etc.).
  • FCA reporting and payment of levies.
  • Company insurance.

The ideal candidate will have:
  • Qualified accountant (ACA).
  • Significant experience in real estate accounting and reporting, and full financial and tax management of UK real estate SPVs.
  • Strong Excel user and experience of real estate business management systems.

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