Group Financial Controller

Group Financial Controller at The Property Hub


Are you an exceptional and experienced Group Financial Controller? Do you want to be instrumental in the ongoing growth of a dynamic property business?

 

This is a challenging, demanding and exciting role where you’ll be responsible for managing all aspects of the group’s business related financial matters. 

 

We’re not just looking for a fantastic Group Financial Controller, we’re looking for a top notch manager of people to take responsibility for the small but high calibre team here at The Property Hub. We have ambitious growth plans and your contribution will be critical to the success and speed of this.

 

You’ll be in your comfort zone liaising with a variety of stakeholders and have a proven track record of establishing new, and improving financial processes. Your knowledge of CIS will beneficial.

 

WHO YOU’LL BE WORKING FOR...

We’re a fast growing, dynamic group of property related businesses (spanning construction, sourcing, management, tax advice and finance). We provide free property education to hundreds of thousands of property investors every year. Our podcast has over 150,000 monthly listeners and has cemented itself as the UK’s most popular business podcast. There are also over 30,000 active members within our online community. 


If that wasn’t enough, we’re also publishers of a quarterly magazine, have written a number of best-selling books, and hold more than 35 free events across the UK and internationally every single month. We’re also regularly featured in the national press.


Our people are our biggest asset, so you’ll be working with a cracking team out of our Manchester city centre office, just a 3-minute walk from Piccadilly train station. We’re right in the thick of all the action which makes commuting, shopping and eating out an absolute breeze.  


WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?


Reporting to the group Operations Director, you will have a wide and varied role which will include:

 

Planning and financial reporting

  • Preparation of monthly consolidated management accounts and submission of financial information for all companies, and at Group level

  • Preparing annual financial statements and managing the annual audit

  • Creating monthly and annual reports to identify results, trends, and financial forecasts

  • Develop budgets and financial plans for the Group

Operational

  • Ensuring cash flows are maintained and reported, reflecting any changes across all Group businesses

  • Review sales ledger, purchase ledger, payroll, cash posting and all general ledger entries

  • Handle VAT, PAYE and tax duties

  • Assisting with acquisition due diligence and integration

  • Take responsibility for ensuring that financial processes, systems, and controls are operating effectively

  • Project management of process changes and implementations

  • Examining all financial reports and data closely to check for discrepancies

  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory bodies that interface with our activities

  • Perform a key role in the budgeting, planning and forecasting for the business operation

People

  • Supervise and manage financial staff, ensuring they have both opportunity and capability to grow with the business

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

You’ll be qualified in practice and have demonstrable experience of managing the consolidated finances of a fast growing group across a wide variety of business types.


We’re highly ambitious and have some serious growth planned over the next few years, so you’ll have experience of working in a similar role across multiple businesses (and potentially sectors) as we plan to expand our business.


We’re very fast paced, so you’ll be able to work under pressure and prove it. You’ll be proactive, self motivated and able to make decisions with very little day-to-day guidance.


You’ll have a technically strong background (be up to date with Accounting Standards including the latest FRS102 and IFRS15) and have experience working at Financial Controller level. 


SOUND LIKE YOU?


If you’re ready for an exciting new challenge with a company that’s going places, then we’d love to hear from you.


EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY


The Property Hub is committed both to promoting equality and diversity in the company and to Equal Opportunities in employment. The company believes in equality of opportunity regardless of race or racial group (including colour, nationality, ethnicity, and national origins), religion or belief, age, disability, sexual orientation, sex, gender reassignment and gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy, maternity and paternity. This also includes any incidents of perceptive or associative discrimination and harassment.

At The Property Hub  we seek to attract and retain talented people from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures, to create an exciting and rewarding place to work. Our aim is to fulfil everyone's potential and together to achieve personal and business goals.

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Location: Manchester office

Basis: Full-time - Permanent

Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per annum dependant on experience