Head of Finance

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    City of London, London

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  • Salary:

    Up to £100000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alex Benton

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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This global organisation are the leading source of information and mass media insights, providing intelligent information to businesses and professionals worldwide. They are looking to hire a Head of Finance to be responsible for all financial aspects of their extensive global real estate portfolio, based in Central London

This role will have a heavy focus on decision support, interacting with all parts of the organisation as it looks to optimise its real estate portfolio in a fast changing and evolving business environment.

This is an exciting next role for an experienced finance leader, who is experienced working in a large global corporate structure, supporting decisions at the highest level.

What's on offer?

  • Competitive annual salary per annum, plus bonus scheme
  • Flexible benefits including pension scheme, cycle to work and private healthcare
  • Permanent position with a global industry leader
  • Genuine career progression opportunities in this global organisation

About your new role

Key duties will include:

  • Assistance with the Real Estate global productivity strategy - ensuring financial targets resulting from portfolio optimization are met,
  • Decision Support for global head of real estate
  • Business cases and financial analysis for Real Estate transactions (closures/consolidations, asset purchases/sales)
  • Financial Planning & Analysis - monthly close, variance analysis, forecasting, planning, etc.
  • Primary finance point of contact for outsourced Facilities Management contracts
  • Working with Controllership to ensure proper lease accounting, calculation of onerous leases.
  • Manage portfolio of 50+ capital projects each year to ensure budget compliance, IA set up, etc.
  • Initiative tracking / transformation reporting (i.e. Location work stream)
  • M&A support

About you

  • Qualified Accountant with 5 years post qualified experience
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge - e.g. IFRS
  • Experience in Real Estate finance - Desirable
  • Strong business partnering skills, ability to support decision makers

If you believe this is the next career move for you, please do not hesitate to apply now or contact Alex Benton on 0117 9309 748 for further information.