Key Financial Controller

Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
23 Feb 2021
25 Mar 2021
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Key Financial Controller
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Key Financial Controller
Location - Birmingham

We have an opportunity for an experienced and skilled Financial Controller to join our Client Finance team in Birmingham. This role will be business partnering with our Asset Services business and will ensure that the department is aligned to sound financial practice and compliant with all reasonable standards, including those set by industry bodies and global accounting standards.

As the Financial Controller you will represents the "conscience of the customer" within Client Finance.

Your role will be to build a team that are focused on highly quality outcomes through sound financial controls and adherence to policies (e.g. RICS, GAAP etc.). As well as being the Guardian of the Client Bank Account & Balance Sheet by developing audit and control as core competencies. Calls out backlogs and aged items before they become problems.

You will ensure that the whole of client finance operates in a high quality and consistent manner by acting independently of operations to set challenging and appropriate goals. Ensures the provision of accurate, insightful and challenging MI and ensuring that the department delivers on its key projects and mobilises new business appropriately.

You will be leading their team developing and managing individuals through their teams for consistent performance delivery, provide support to those individuals in identifying problem areas, conducting root cause analysis and removing obstacles. You are accountable for protecting the business from risk of financial or reputational loss through a robust and efficient controls paradigm.

As the Financial Controller you will be fearless in the pursuit of a robust control environment and have the ability to hold your ground where appropriate and always speak truth to power.

If you are interested in hearing more about the opportunity, then get in touch.

Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

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