Financial Controller - 6 Month Contract - London Bridge

If you'd like to grow your career with a market leading company that cares for their staff and can offer progression we'd love to hear from you today.
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LRG is one of the largest multi-faceted property companies in the UK. Our brands include Leaders, Romans, Boyer,  Gibbs-Gillespie, Moginie James, Outlook Property, scottfraser, Hill & Clarke, Revolution, Dunlop Heywood, Mortgage Scout, Bode Insurance Services, Three Sixty Space and Three Sixty Maintenance. All of which are supported by a centralised specialist team.  

Our teams are experienced in their industries and local areas, providing a market-leading service and advice to a huge variety of customers across the country. Many of our brands are regularly recognised with awards for the work they do.

Our brands have been operational for over 30 years and through a combination of acquisition and organic growth, we are continuing to grow all areas of our business and, we are not done yet!

We are always looking for individuals that are driven, creative and ambitious to succeed. 

There are many different upskilling opportunities available across the business covering a wide variety of job roles, and can lead to professional qualifications. Subject to management approval we allow you to study alongside your normal duties and your training costs are funded by us. 

 By joining us you will get a lot more than just a career, we want to ensure that you never stand still and are always fulfilling your potential.

Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • 22 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) increasing by 1 day each year up to an additional 5 days of leave
  • An additional 10 days holiday every 5 years of service
  • LRG Extras - Staff discounts with many retailers
  • Free 24 hour Employee assistance programme
  • Staff discount on property and financial services
  • Salary sacrifice pension 
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Family friendly Maternity, Adoption ,Paternity and parental bereavement policies (subject to conditions)
  • Annual award incentives
  • Refer a friend bonus of up to £400
  • Support to gain relevant professional qualifications

The Role

The purpose of this role is to support the integration of a large acquisition and to ensure the smooth transition of accounting procedures from the newly acquired entity into our group accounts. Oversight of all financial controls within the acquired business, monthly management accounts production, audit oversight and integration within the wider LRG group.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure the smooth integration of new acquisitions into our financial results and onto our accounting systems.
  • Attendance post completion at acquisition sites to meet the team and review finance processes and controls.
  • Document and be able to challenge the controls and processes in place at newly acquired sites to determine if they are sufficient or if they differ from LRG’s.
  • Successfully integrate the results and budgets of acquired companies into the Group’s monthly management accounts pack, ensuring acquired company’s accounting package is set up to enable reporting in line with LRG chart of accounts
  • Assist with the migration of acquired companies onto LRG accounting systems as required
  • Develop an acquisitions checklist that can be used in all future acquisitions
  • Provide guidance and support to other members of the Acquisitions team as required
  • Work with members of LRG’s finance team so that post integration there is a smooth handover to the financial controller responsible for business as usual.
  • Dealing with ad-hoc queries from the acquisition or from LRG following acquisition / integration.


Required Skills and Experience

  • Qualified (ACCA, ACA or CIMA)
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Able to plan and prioritise
  • Excellent IT skills - Experience of Microsoft suite of products, Word, Excel etc.
  • Attention to detail
  • Line management experience essential.
  • Prior experience of acquisitions integrations
  • Hands on experience of acquisition integration.


Working Hours

 Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:30pm

 Next Steps

We look forward to receiving your application. If you have any enquiries please feel free to call 01903 890042 or email the recruitment department via recruitment@lrg.co.uk.

Hiring our talent through our Internal Recruitment Team is our primary channel and always our first approach. We always recommend an early direct application by applying on our careers page. We do not accept speculative CVs from agencies. If by exception we seek agency support it is always after a search by our recruitment team and by invitation only, to our PSL agencies, via LRG permanent recruitment terms.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications. We wish you every success with your job search.

We usually respond within three days

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Our Culture

We're passionate about our people and are looking to attract colleagues with ambition, drive and a positive attitude!

We operate an open culture and are dedicated to creating an environment in which our employees feel they can speak up and share their thoughts. We're dedicated to engagement, recognition, wellbeing and diversity and inclusion. We also offer our staff fantastic working conditions both out in our branches and Head Office in Wokingham, Berkshire. 


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