Head of Finance

  • £100k plus a bonus
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Walker Hamill
  • 21 Aug 17

Our client is an Australian based alternative asset manager with a background in construction, Commercial Real Estate and hedge funds. Due to an exciting period of growth, with expansion into Europe and the Middle East, our client wishes to appoint a new Head of Finance in London.

The role of Head of Finance – ME&E is a new role established to oversee the day to day financial requirements of the London and Dubai offices. 

·         Oversee the Real Estate Funds, Property Development business and Distribution businesses in London and Dubai.

·         Includes the preparation of monthly management accounts, VAT returns, bank and balance sheet reconciliations, accruals and prepayments, audits and year end statutory accounts.

·         Identify and recommend potential operational efficiencies and improvements to working practices and procedures across the finance and reporting function.

·         Prepare and submit information to statutory authorities including tax office reporting.

·         Liaise with external advisors on the preparation of statutory financial information.

·         Oversee the preparation of monthly accounts including Profit and Loss, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statements, on a consolidated basis and at various reporting levels.

·         Preparation of annual statutory Accounts where required.

·         Preparation of Tax computations (VAT and corporation tax) and liaison with tax advisors.

·         Oversee payroll and pension calculations and payments.

·         Preparation of information for Cash-Flow Forecasts.

·         Preparation of annual budgets.

·         Managing treasury function and inter group transfers.

·         Manage accounts payable clerks, reviewing work to ensure a high level of accuracy and timeliness.

·         Ensure compliance with all financial regulations.

·         Liaising with auditors where required.