Head of Finance

  • £75,000 - £90,000 base plus bonus
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Walker Hamill
  • 04 Sep 17

We're acting to appoint a Head of Finance on behalf of growing, successful private equity firm based in Surrey. The role will assume divisional responsibility for an investing arm, with a path to become the Finance Director for the business area.

The role is to be the Head of Finance for a real estate fund with significant capital available to invest in specialist government-supported accommodation. The business area is growing and we expect AUM within it to double, which will also allow the appointee to step up into a Finance Directorship for the business area. Key responsibilities include:

·         Implementing and developing financial controls and processes that are appropriate for the business

·         Preparation of monthly and quarterly, consolidated management accounts for all the fee and promote earning companies

·         Presentation of monthly and quarterly management accounts to divisional and group management including explanation of variances against budget and KPI’s

·         Participate and contribute to Senior Management and Board Meetings

·         Supervise audit and filing of annual statutory accounts

·         Managing the relationship with Investors on all financial aspects of the business

·         Supervise the team to produce an annual budget and monthly update of the financial forecast

·         Management of short and long term cashflow

·         Management of debt and banking relationships

·         Management and development of a small accounting team

Essential requirement

The appointee will be a qualified accountant who is currently the Financial Controller or Finance Director of a private equity or private equity real estate fund.

The appointee will be a qualified accountant who is currently the Financial Controller or Finance Director of a private equity or private equity real estate fund.