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Finance Manager

Finance Manager

Job Title: Finance Manager
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Luton
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car Allowance + Generous Bonus & Benefits
REF: GBFMPROP0401_1672858116
Contact Name: Guy Barwell
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Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Finance Manager - FTSE 100 - Property Strategy
Luton, Bedfordshire (Hybrid 2 days a week in the office)
£70,000 - £80,000 + Car Allowance + Generous Bonus + Excellent Pension

We have a fantastic opportunity to join this market leading FTSE listed business working within the commercial property function. This exciting role will drive property strategy across a vast portfolio with exposure to acquisitions, redevelopment and disposals. You will play a pivotal role with ownership of writing strategic papers through to board level giving the role excellent exposure to the Executive Committee.
Role In Detail
* You will play a pivotal role in re-defining the approach and modelling to understand different strategic options across sites within the estate.
* In-depth analysis of the current estate and working closely with the property team to identify and clarify opportunities for asset optimisation.
* Lead site visits to gather insight. Drive discussions thereafter with Property and Finance teams to agree catchment and site level strategies including intensification opportunities.
* Own all financial modelling and outputs which drive strategic decision making. A firm understanding of the project appraisal review (PAR) model will be required and an ability to create suitable financial models applying the same principles will be critical.
* Write strategic proposals which will be reviewed at a board level. Have an ability to engage at an exec level to formulate and seek buy-in for strategic papers.
* Be a key participant of Investment and Property meetings to articulate the business case for proposed strategies and discuss/challenge opportunities which are presented
* Own the financial information inputs for all property strategy databases.
* Own the monthly Property Strategy KPI pack. This involves working with the Property Exec to define and monitor progress of key initiatives across property.
* Lead the monthly finance link meeting to keep key teams informed with progress of strategies and drive discussions on implications across finance areas including; fixed asset, audit, P&L reporting and FP&A
* Be a key participant in the monthly site by site review forum to support responsible investment decision safeguarding across the estate
We're open to you
* Qualified accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA)
* Senior stakeholder management and influencing
* Influencing skills to liaise with function heads
* Simplify complex financial concepts and translate business strategy into operational plans
* Able to join the dots at speed and identify key drivers of financial outputs
* Strategic mindset and ability to work across multiple stakeholders in matrix environment
* Complex financial modelling essential, property financial modelling preferred
What's on offer?
* Generous Bonus plan up to 30%
* Market leading contributory pension up to 10%
* Healthcare
* Heavily discounted share schemes
* And much more

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