Finance Manager with Xero

South West London Permanent £50,000 - £55,000
  • Opportunity for growth into a Financial Controller job role
  • Outstanding luxury property company to work for

About Our Client

I am currently recruiting a Finance Manager with Xero to work for a luxury property consultancy company based in Victoria, South West London.

My client is based in South West London, close to Victoria train station. This role will be based in the office with opportunity to work from home.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is studying either the ACCA/CIMA who is looking to progress their career

Job Description

  • Design, preparation and continued development of monthly management accounts and MIS.
  • Develop existing financial model and projections.
  • Provide senior management with pertinent financial information and being part of and informing the decision-making process to take the business forward.
  • Application of relevant accounting policies for a business which is project based and has long term revenue streams.
  • Managing cash flow in the context of significant growth.
  • Tracking of projects alongside the Project Directors from initial client contact, through project launch, to day-to-day financial account management.
  • Input into, and control of, Xero nominal ledger. Manage bank accounts, cash collection, supplier payments, aged debtor and creditor reports and appropriate reconciliations. Responsible for sales invoicing, cash collection and credit control.
  • Together with the company's external accountants: preparation of monthly payroll and associated returns/payments; submission of VAT and corporation tax returns; preparation of annual statutory account
  • Develop and improve current business processes and risk and control framework.
  • Ad hoc HR, Legal, IT and Administrative tasks typically experienced by a business at this stage of development. This could range from renegotiation of premises lease, production of employment contracts, maintenance and development of the IT systems.
  • Work at close quarters with the CEO and become his right hand.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will be / have:

  • Experience of property project industry and in particular the high-end property world in London / the country.
  • A strong knowledge of the processes involved in residential construction and refurbishment projects.
  • Proven end-to-end accounts preparation experience.
  • Experience of Xero accounting software; critical.
  • Familiar, ideally, with the platform Aconex (project information sharing platform)
  • Good spreadsheet skills - advanced excel and data base skills, confident on various management reporting systems handling large volumes of data, pivot table creation, formulae knowledge and graph design.
  • Strong, confident communicator who is able to convey information clearly.
  • Experience of working with senior level management including board of directors.
  • Comfortable putting forward business development ideas backed by sound analysis.
  • Creative thinker around tasks, improvements and processes.
  • Hands-on, proactive, task orientated with strong attention to detail.

The successful candidate will also be:

  • Articulate, ideally have strong written and spoken English.
  • Ability to express themselves clearly and persuasively in written proposals and emails.
  • A quick worker but also able to maintain accuracy at speed.
  • Self-confident.
  • Lateral thinker and problem solver.
  • Trust worthy and confidential working alongside the CEO.

What's on Offer

The successful candidate will receive between £50,000 and £55,000 depending on experience, as well as strong opportunities for progression.They also have a competitive bonus and benefits package.

Nathan Bradley
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+44 207 269 2176

Job summary

Sub Sector
Finance Manager/Controller
South West London
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Consultant name
Nathan Bradley
Consultant phone
+44 207 269 2176
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