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Financial Controller

Borough, London

Lifestory Group

Who We Are

Lifestory offers an exceptional collection of quality homes and services that have been created by our brands: Anthology, PegasusLife and Renaissance Retirement. Together we create homes and serve our customers at every stage of their life.

PegasusLife has a vision to fundamentally change the way retirement property is understood and delivered in the U.K.  Each development is uniquely designed to give people an experience based on what matters to them. It is ‘Retirement Living, but not as you know it’. Renaissance Retirement, thanks to their shared vision, joined PegasusLife in 2017.

Anthology is also well versed in delivering residential developments in London and have a similar mission to enhance neighbourhoods, celebrate the people, their stories and the culture that makes the city such an exciting place to live.

By bringing these Companies together we are creating something which is unique to our sector and brings a different approach and offering to both residential and retirement developments.

The Role

The London and South East Division requires a highly motivated and experienced finance professional to manage and develop the finance team and proactively support the Division as it embeds in the new structure and continues to grow. 

The role will require management of the whole balance sheet, maintaining and growing the control environment, ensuring excellent compliance, support decision making, interact with the Lifestory Group Finance team and play an active part cash forecasting.

The Person

You will be passionate about your profession and the Lifestory Vision, being able to inspire others to feel the same. Working for the long term, and treating customers, suppliers and colleagues with respect will all be included in your approach. Motivation is important and you’ll be able to work on your own initiative but also contribute to the wider team. 

Expectations of our professionals are high, so your experience will be the key to meeting and exceeding them. You will have worked in a similar role and be comfortable meeting tight, high profile deadlines by managing your own time.   Commercially aware, you’ll be able to use your influencing and negotiating skills to build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders. You will be able to combine seeing the bigger picture with the attention to detail that ensures a high quality result. 

You will be a problem solver,  able to express your ideas as well as listen to and act upon the contributions of others. You will have a meticulous attention to detail, excellent numerical skills to understand complex information and outstanding organisational skills. As an advanced user of excel/spreadsheets you will have an aptitude and willingness to adapt to, and embrace our Google IT system.

You will be an experienced, professionally qualified Accountant, with a previous track record of supporting and guiding financial management along with considerable previous experience of managing debt facilities and treasury. It is desirable to have experience in the Property Development sector.

All full UK Driving License is required.

A full role profile is also available upon request.

Location, Salary & Benefits

This role comes with a competitive basic salary, and bonus, alongside a benefits package including Private Medical Insurance, enhanced annual leave, life assurance, Healthshield, and a contributory pension. 

It will be based from our London Office with frequent travel to our other offices and developments in our London and South East Region.

How To Apply

To apply please email your CV and covering letter to careers@pegasuslife.co.uk.  A full job description is also available upon request.

As an equal opportunities employer, PegasusLife welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

Closing Date: Sunday, 25th October 2019

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