Commercial Finance Manager - Real Estate

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £60,000 - £70,000 per year

  • Contact:

    Steve Maynard

  • Contact email:

    steve.maynard@altumconsulting.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    02038001422

  • Job ref:

    SMCFM32432

  • Expiry date:

    2021-03-15

Altum Consulting are currently supporting a well establish Property Development company, who are looking for a Commercial Finance Manager to join the team. Reporting to the Head of Commercial Finance, the candidate will help to oversee a £1bn+ budget for a large scale project and will take responsibility for ensuring that it tracks development progress and seamlessly sits alongside the development appraisal run by corporate finance.

The breadth of the role will ensure that the candidate is involved with cashflow forecasting and variance analysis, as well as all aspects of month-end project accounting and management of the monthly debt finance drawdown in tandem with corporate finance.

Key Skills

  • 3-4 years Post Qualification experience (ACA,ACCA or CIMA), preferably with industry experience. Having worked in Property or Real Estate would be a bonus

  • Exceptional communication skills are required, as well as a confident and affable personality given the importance of business partnering for this role which will work with multiple stakeholders across the business on a daily basis.

  • A strong accounting background is essential to enable the candidate to add value and drive the
    commercial aspects of the project forward, whilst having the confidence in their technical abilities.

  • The ability to challenge, be diplomatic and demonstrate composure under pressure are important.

  • A high level of accuracy and exceptional attention to detail are essential.

  • Resilience and the ability to juggle multiple workstreams in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

  • Knowledge of construction VAT and CIS would be an advantage.

  • Strong Excel skills expected. An understanding of Business Central and Jet is a bonus.