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Financial Controller (Family Office / London)

  • Family Office
  • London

Based in London, this single family office looks after the interests of an UHNWI with a diverse range of business interests.   Reporting to the Finance Director and with frequent contact with the principal family, a hands-on qualified accountant will undertake the following tasks:-

  • Financial and statutory reporting for a variety of the Principal’s (and family members) corporate entities to include the audit/accounting process, tax,  HMRC issues and submissions
  • Responsible for tax compliance in respect of individual, trusts and companies in conjunction with external accountants
  • Preparation of cash flow and budgeting reports for the family and a number of corporate entities
  • Monthly reporting on investment portfolios including where appropriate, liaison with investment advisors
  • Responsibility for and monitoring of family insurance policies such as travel, buildings, motor, content, etc
  • Liaison with external advisors such as lawyers, accountants, and private bankers and treasury management
  • Oversight of payroll and related matters such as benefit arrangements
  • Lead a small team and provide coaching/support as necessary

A formal accountancy qualification is a must (ACA,ACCA,CIMA) and experience of dealing with high net worth clients would be distinctly advantageous.

As important is a versatile and resourceful approach allied with an intellect that is able to work through complex problems as and when they arise. A flexible working attitude to meet tight deadlines on occasion would be well regarded.

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