Group Financial Controller

Walker Hamill
£60,000 - £75,000 + Bonus + Benefits
03 Jul 2019
17 Jul 2019
Accounting, Analyst, Finance, Strategy
Contract Type

Our client is an exciting, unique and rapidly growing London-based property development and investment group specialising in build-to-own, design-led, operational properties. Their USP is its blend of in-house property, design, branding, marketing and operations experience. Central to the group’s future plans are a number of prospective joint venture / advisory mandates with national and international brands that will further raise the group profile. The company’s typical development is hotel-led, mixed-use with own-brand and/or third-party restaurant and bar uses with the group looking to branch out into the co-working spaces, mostly outside of London. Our client’s sister group operates “Coworking Spaces” within either their or third-party owned properties.

Given our clients continued growth has meant that they are now looking for an experienced Real Estate Accountant, preferably with exposure to operational businesses, to lead the Finance Team that presently consists of 4 staff, plus dotted line reporting/ information provision from the hotel and co-working locations. The Group Financial Controller will work closely with the group’s in-house property, construction, operations and design teams, and its external partners.

The incoming candidate must hold a UK recognised accountancy qualification as well as having prior experience working in a senior finance position within a property or construction environment. Candidates must have a sound technical understanding of management reporting, planning, budgeting & forecasting as well as experience managing creditors and debtors. You must also be prepared to work in an ad-hoc, entrepreneurial environment and possess the necessary skillset and commercial outlook to provide meaningful and insightful information to the wider team which subsequently helps the business to grow.

To apply for this role, please use the Apply button, quoting reference RM50533.

Please note that due to the expected volume of applications we will only be able to respond to those candidates whose experience matches the requirements of our client. We are sorry but if you have not heard from us within the next ten days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Walker Hamill has been a specialist finance and strategy recruiter for 30 years. We have an extensive client group, including major multinational listed organisations, private equity backed businesses and privately owned companies. We recruit across all sectors and have particularly strong client relationships in media, retail, pharma/biotech, technology, property/real estate, leisure and business services. Headquartered in London, we have additional offices in continental Europe. For more information, please see

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