Development Finance Manager

Robertson Bell Ltd
12 Feb 2017
12 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client a leading London based, property developer with a turnover in excess of £350m and market leader for their strategy on housing/ commercial property development. The Group operates in both the private and public sector and are looking to recruit a Development Finance Manager to help manage the growth of their portfolio.

Reporting into the Head of Development Finance, the Development Finance Manager will manage and develop a small, but highly capable team of Analysts in providing pivotal support to the Group's long term corporate strategy.

Main responsibilities will include;

* Providing comprehensive project appraisals to assess long term business viability and shorter term development projects
* Implement and develop a cohesive financial strategy that delivers the Groups vision and strategic objectives
* Manage the long term development business plan, which includes analysis of each entity in the Group for presentation to the board and submission to the regulator
* Prepare reports and commentaries on the impact of the development plan on the long-term plans for the business
* Assess major new business proposals in the context of the Groups business plans; cash flow, financial capacity, critically appraising the financial viability of proposals. This will include carrying out, scenario modelling and financial viabilities review
* Work closely with the commercial development team in negotiating new business opportunities
* Critically appraise financial models that are used to assess new business opportunities
* Manage, coach and lead the development finance team

You will be a qualified accountant, have relevant finance experience at strategic management level with strong interpersonal and negotiation skills. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of various investment appraisal techniques and able to manage a team whilst proving strategic direction. Please note that one of the key points of this opportunity, unlike some others, is that the work-life balance is very strong and you will not be required to work more than the standard amount of hours on regular basis.