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Finance Manager

Posted 25/10/2021
£45,000 per annum
Full time

A well established property group in the heart of Manchester, the business is continuing along it's ambitious growth plan with a number of further large developments in the pipeline, and as a result are expanding their finance team to look for a newly qualified ACA individual who is seeking their first move into industry.

Reporting into the Group Finance Manager, you will have day to day responsibility for ensuring that the financial reporting and analysis of the major development projects the business undertakes is maintained in a robust manner.

You will have key stakeholders within the business and the finance function and whilst the dayto-day reporting and forecasting will be the initial emphasis of the role - there will be a longer term emphasis to improve how the finance team manages these areas.


* Management account preparation for relevant projects ensuring development spend and loan accounts are accurate;
* Preparation and sign off of monthly project reconciliations with Project Managers, ensuring justification for material variances is obtained and project spend is appropriately analysed;
* Maintaining of the financial appraisal for each project - with movements in KPI's accurately calculated and reported against;
* The understanding of complex disposal and funding arrangements to ensure profit forecasts are accurate and the business has a clear awareness of the impact of any decisions made;
* Assisting the Group Finance Manager with the preparation of compliance and drawdown documentation for the funders on our schemes; and ensuring sales schedules are maintained accurately.

Required experience and skills for this key role are:

* ACA Qualified accountant, with a strong eye for detail and desire to move into a role with commercial exposure from the outset
* Team player and leader
* Strong communicator and able to articulate complex financial information in an easy to understand format; and
* Good presentation skills especially with external business partners and contacts

Oliver James Associates

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