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Finance Manager, Investment Appraisals (Interim)

Job Title: Finance Manager, Investment Appraisals (Interim)
Contract Type: contract
Location: Bedfordshire, England
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Duration: 6 Months
REF: CG0905IAM_1525882693
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: 12 months ago

Job Description

Our client is a rapidly growing brand both within the UK and Worldwide. As part of a FTSE 100 group, they have exciting plans to continue this growth throughout 2018/19. This opportunity will play a critical role in ensuring the business makes sound investment decisions in relation to new properties from both a strategic and operational finance perspective.

Although an interim role, they will be recruiting for a permanent position also, which the successful interim candidate can certainly be considered for. The client do have a track record of retaining top talent where possible and ensuring those who add clear value are recognised and rewarded.

Main focus of the role entails:
* Play a critical role in the investment process for c£200m capital per annum
* Business partnering with Property and Business Development teams
* Manage the end to end process of property investment appraisals ensuring site packs have been thoroughly prepared for board approval
* Provide guidance and support to the Investment Analysts in preparing robust financial returns analysis
* Attend weekly Investment Meetings
* Develop financial models for new concepts and products
* Support team through annual post completion review of key business investments

Your skill set should include:

* Strong analytical skills including - investment appraisal, commercial awareness and business partnering.

* Confident stakeholder management skills and experience working with and influencing senior operational management.

* Ability to operate at both a granular and strategic level.

* Strong excel based modelling experience, able to make sound investment decisions from both a financial and commercial perspective.

This role is a potential succession role to Head of Investment Finance however as a member of a very high profile and widely networked team this role provides a strong platform for progression across the rest of the Business.

As an individual the successful candidate will be a highly talented analyst with a strong academic track record. The successful applicant will be rewarded with a supportive and dynamic working environment, but equally you will be joining a business which can fast track your career through their highly acclaimed talent management programme or future exciting interim projects.

Vitae Financial Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.