A growing UK focused real estate fund manager are looking for a financial controller to join the business. The firm which was established just over a year ago have enjoyed a successful start so far, they have currently invested just over GBP100M across the UK and are now embarking on further fund raising this year and are looking to IPO in 2018. Due to the growth the business is now enjoying they are looking for a financial controller to join them to see them through this exciting time.The financial controller will hold a very broad position and will be split into two main segments, in the first you will be responsible for the standard financial control of the firm which will include financial reporting, building of management reporting, budgeting and forecasting. The rest of the role will be a lot more commercial, you will be expected to help with the fund raising process, oversee reporting for all fund structures, help with debt raises, project/investment evaluations as well as project work. As you will see the role is going to be vary varied so in term the firm are looking for someone who has a can do attitude who will enjoy working on a variety of different tasks. You must be a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with between 2-3 years PQE having worked in the real estate industry, who has ideally had some exposure to funds (although this is not a prerequisite). This role will be ideal for someone who is ambitious and is looking to develop their career, this role will offer the building blocks for someone to grow into a finance director in the future. Their preference is for someone be on-board with them as soon as possible so whilst they will consider someone on a 3 month notice their preference would be to see people with 1 month.About Longbridge Longbridge is part of Staffing 360 Solutions (UK) Ltd. Services offered are those of an employment agency for permanent recruitment or employment business for temporary recruitment. Thank you for your application, due to the large number of applicants we receive from internet advertisements, only candidates with the relevant skills will be contacted.