Finance Lead - Real Estate

Job Title: Finance Lead - Real Estate
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: TJ2507_FL_1541435249
Contact Name: Tom Johnstone
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are currently looking for a Finance Lead to join a PLC Business based in Central London on a Permanent Basis.

Reporting in to the Divisional Finance Director this is an excellent opportunity for a Qualified Accountant with 2+ Years of Post-Qualified Experience to progress and develop alongside a growing business.


The primary purpose of this job is financial leadership and stewardship including:

  • Support the division's FD to ensure adequate financial controls are in place and adhered to, creating an environment of timely accurate reporting.
  • Provide financial support to the business unit's leaders giving meaningful, value adding analysis on issues impacting the business both current and future.
  • Review and present the businesses monthly results to the divisional management team including reporting packs to meet month end requirements.
  • Review and validate monthly forecasts and annual businesses plans to support the 'no surprises culture'.
  • Focus on engaging with the business to optimise working capital management.
  • Assist in pricing and scenario planning to ensure bids are properly priced.
  • Implement and fully embed monthly project reviews.
  • Engage and oversea the offshore and onshore teams (where appropriate) to develop the finance team driving improvements and efficiencies.


  • Credibility and gravitas to influence and shape the future direction of sustainable profitable growth.
  • Significant experience in the review and management of a project portfolio across multiple stakeholders
  • Significant experience in driving operational excellence and embedding process change
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong customer service and quality focus
  • Good ability to work well and methodically in a demanding environment
  • Team player with genuine enthusiasm to contribute to the business and staff.
  • Ready to take on more responsibilities as job develops.
  • Able to use initiative (and advice of others) to identify new solutions.
  • Ability to manage own workload and prioritise effectively.
  • Ability to influence decision making process through clear presentation of financials
  • SAP Experience
  • Qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA/ QBE) accountant with a minimum of 2 years' experience of financial leadership roles.