Role details

Interim Financial Controller/Finance Business Partner

London   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Very exciting 12 month FC/Finance Business Partnering hybrid role.
  • FTSE 250 property development, investment and management company in London.

About Our Client

Highly acquistive British FTSE 250 property investment, development and management company based in central London.

Job Description

  • Facilitate the timely provision of accurate monthly, quarterly and annual financial information to the UK Retail Parks management as required.
  • Review quarterly flash and actual operating statements to ensure accuracy and correct accounting.
  • Provide input to investment appraisals for acquisitions, disposals and asset management initiatives and report on their effect on the Group financial performance and position.
  • Manage the Finance aspects of the sale / purchase process, liaising with the Financial Reporting and Accounting and commercial teams as appropriate.
  • Monitor and advise on the financial performance of the Retail Park portfolio and help evaluate appropriate investment and development strategies to maximise future financial performance.
  • Analyse the financial impact of development projects on the Group performance in line with group accounting policies, and ensure consistency between development appraisals and business plan assumptions.
  • Provide the necessary forecast information and analysis to enable completion of the Group's development pipeline report by the Group Management Accountant
  • Provide monthly cash flows for development projects to the Group Management Accountant for inclusion in the monthly rolling cash flow forecast prepared for the board.
  • Produce monthly capital expenditure reports for inclusion as appropriate in the monthly financial report to the Group Executive Committee and for circulation to project owners for their sign-off. Also to ensure that workup costs are reforecast in line with milestone events.
  • Evaluate appropriate investment and development strategies which will maximise future financial performance at an asset level to support the business planning process.
  • Assist with capital expenditure and valuation forecasts for inclusion in the Group's annual business plan/forecasts.
  • Build and maintain good internal relationships with the Retail Parks team to encourage good financial awareness, discipline and practice within the business and to ensure high levels of service by the team.

The Successful Applicant

Education/Qualifications: Recognised accounting qualification, preferably ACA/ACCA/CIMA/CA/CPA

Essential Experience/Skills:

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience working in practice or industry
  • Ability to build successful relationships with both internal and external clients
  • Excellent Microsoft Office suite skills with particular emphasis on Excel
  • Exposure to, and understanding of financial analysis
  • Excel model building skills, including cash flow, development appraisal and property evaluation (including discounted cash flow techniques)
  • Knowledge of UK GAAP and IFRS (desirable)

What's on Offer

  • Very attractive remuneration and benefits package on offer.

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