Agreus Limited

Agreus Limited London, UK
Aug 14, 2018
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Family Office London* Our client is a small single Family Office of a private Entrepreneur, looking for a well-qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) CFO or financially oriented COO to look after the financial management of a broad range of assets The most significant segment is a diverse and international residential property portfolio but responsibilities will include a private art collection, cars based in various international locations, vineyard, agricultural sites and various other assets. *The role will be based in London but one day a week will require presence in the Family's country office. The successful candidate will need to have a strong understanding of Finance and Risk, Cash Management, Mortgages, Dividends and Tax and with the family interests covering the UK, Europe and the US, international tax understanding is important. They will be an effective organisational leader with the ability to win hearts and minds of all stake holders. They will be responsible for the day to day running as well as able to offer creative and strategic business ideas. They will require strong emotional intelligence and social competence. Whilst they will not be required to manage a team, an exceptional staff management background would be of benefit. The successful candidate will be responsive and comfortable working in a fast paced environment at times, and will need to be particularly sensitive to the importance of confidentiality. In addition to the commercial activities the successful candidate will be expected to act in a private advisory role to the business owners, including overseeing management systems, cost control, HR, tax planning and annual budgets. They will be responsible for the formulation and management of annual budgets and targets, Strategic-planning and marketing with a focus on cost efficiency, driving margins and bottom line profit. Tasks will include: Tax planning and compliance Family matters Be an advisor from the financial perspective on any contracts into which the family may enter. Ensure that all management and statutory reporting of the results of all financial affairs of the families activities are delivered on a timely basis and in accordance with best practice Submit annual budgets and reporting of actual costs for all property activities and drive strong and robust cost efficiency Responsible for all tax planning and compliance across the given areas of responsibility Provide clear advisory direction on all private matters such as charitable trusts and all other personal and private matters as they arise Treasury A degree in Finance/Accounting Qualifications are desirable along with experience of working alongside a successful entrepreneur. Due to the level of interest in this position, we will only be able to respond to the most closely matching candidate applications. Salary: £100/150k depending on experience.
Agreus Limited England, UK
Aug 11, 2018
A Family Office with investment interests in real estate, manufacturing, hospitality, public markets, hedge funds and private equity are looking to hire a Financial Controller to their team in London. Reporting to the CFO, the FC is responsible for daily financial and accounting duties including control, review and analysis of reporting from overseas operations. The FC will also be involved in carrying out periodic reviews of systems within the office as well as in overseas operations. Duties will include: Preparation and review of monthly management accounts and year end accounts and audits Preparation and review of consolidated financials and group performance reporting Analysis and reporting Managing processes of business planning, budgeting and forecasting Internal audit reviews of operating businesses within the group (travel required overseas) Manage and review work of finance teams across the group Knowledge required: Qualification - ACCA/ACA/CIMA equivalent High level of IT proficiency and advanced Excel skills Financial reporting and knowledge of IFRS and GAAP Internal Audit - setting up, documenting and reviewing processes and controls Salary: c£70k REF: AGR2422