Financial Controller - Architecture & design SME

Job Title: Financial Controller - Architecture & design SME
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Start Date: 31/01/2019
Reference: 13951170/001_1536742177
Contact Name: James Fowler
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 12, 2018 09:49

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for a Financial Controller to join an Architecture & Design firm based in central London.

Client Details

My client specialises in designing and executing buildings on key sites in London and internationally. Key projects cover a range of sectors, varying from small bespoke fit-outs to large-scale urban grand designs.

Financial Controller - Architecture & design SME


This position will report directly to the CFO and be responsible for the following:

  • Oversee all tax and regulatory compliance issues - this will include corporation tax, PAYE, VAT and personal tax issues.
  • Monthly Balance sheet review
  • Controlling banking and payments
  • Credit Control and Debtor Ledger Maintenance and management of the team
  • Liaise and work closely with the auditors/advisors on the preparation of statutory financial accounts and tax returns
  • Managing working capital within the business
  • Prepare regular reports
  • Review, analyse and report on monthly management accounts
  • Evaluating business proposals and opportunities
  • Reviewing company internal controls
  • Implement annual budgeting process
  • Processing and submission of Payroll payments and pension payments.
  • Prepare VAT returns and deal with VAT applications
  • Adhere to compliance processes, policies and procedures and report any breaches, significant control weaknesses and exposure to fraud.

Financial Controller - Architecture & design SME

Real Estate and Property


  •  A competent SAGE 200 user with advanced Excel skills.
  • Has a recognised accounting qualification - ACA/ACCA/CIMA
  •  Prior experience of Property Management
  •  Ability to build rapport quickly with all personnel
  •  Detailed background of working on variety of project sizes, large regeneration projects
  •  Commercially minded. Creativity in terms of cost efficiency is necessary.
  •  Diligent and analytic with strong attention to detail
  •  Problem solver and a sound decision maker
  •  Excellent communicator

Financial Controller - Architecture & design SME

Job Offer

Basic salary of between £50,000 to £55,000