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Finance Manager - Real Estate Finance

Trident International Associates
London, United Kingdom
£65k - £75k
Closing date
Jun 11, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
OUR CLIENT are a well-capitalised PE backed real estate finance company specialising in the UK Living sector markets. As a quasi-start up, and as they continue to expand, they have solely instructed us to help hire a new Finance Manager to add to their existing team. The Finance Manager will ensure existing operational and reporting requirements are maintained, as well as assisting the small finance team to scale up for future growth. This hybrid role is a great opportunity for a commercially minded 'hands on' accountant with reporting and analytical skills looking to take the next step in their career.

THE ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES for the varied role of the Finance Manager will include:

Business Partnering
  • Working with internal and external stakeholders to understand their financial reporting, data reporting and analysis needs.

Financial reporting
  • Financial performance tracking and reporting through development of FP&A capability.
  • Providing key support to the FC for the internal management of financial reporting for the business.
  • Responsible for producing the annual financial statements and accounts, ensuring a clean audit report and that the accounts follow the best financial practice.
  • Supporting the FC in the quarterly reporting (Valuation, Cash reconciliations, P&L), to Fund Accounting Team (LA-based).
  • Preparing weekly cash forecasts and reporting actuals against those forecasts.
  • Producing consolidated Monthly Management Accounts with the commentary.
  • Maintaining weekly, low volume, AP and AR, cash and bank recs.
  • Assisting with bank covenant reporting.

Financial Control
  • Providing support the FC in the development of effective financial control.
  • Developing and implementing robust finance systems, ensuring these are fit for purpose as the business grows.
  • Assisting in the preparation of budgets and forecasts and the on-going monitoring of these.
  • Reconciling reports and accounts to Loan Management Systems on Excel.

Cash Management
  • Preparing funding and loan payment requests for Irish and Luxembourg entities.
  • Preparing weekly cash forecasts and reporting actuals against those forecasts.
  • FP&A / cashflow modelling..

  • Developing and delivering monthly business outlooks and dashboard reports.
  • Developing new rolling financial forecasts with scenario analysis.
  • Business partnering with the different departments to establish meaningful KPIs.
  • Ongoing improvement and maintenance of end to end financial processes and development of systems.

THE PERSON and SKILL REQUIREMENTS for the Finance Manager:

  • Recently Qualified Accountant (ACCA, ACA, CIMA) - preferably with experience in Real Estate Lending or development sector (and/or investment) or experience in the operation of development loans. QBE candidates will be considered with exceptional sector experience.
  • Advanced Excel skills (Data manipulation, reports, graphs / charts and business cases).
  • Strong systems experience.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Strong planning and project management skills.
  • Desire to learn and grow within and beyond the role.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.


  • Dynamic and commercial, inclusive environment.
  • Growing - start up culture with strong growth opportunities.
  • Bonus.
  • Medical. Life insurance.
  • Hybrid working.

To learn more about our company and vacancies we are currently working on, visit our website and follow us on LinkedIn

Please note that due to volume we cannot get back to everyone, however every application is looked at and considered and will be held on Trident International's database for review. If you have not heard back from us within 5 working days you should assume your initial application has been unsuccessful, however if suitable roles arise in the future, we will make every effort to contact you. By applying for this job, you accept the Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found on our website.


Based in Mayfair in London, Trident are a specialist, boutique real estate recruitment consultancy who identify talent in property, finance and accounting.

As a market leader we offer innovative, flexible and tailor made holistic solutions to the global real estate markets.


Established in 1987 and with over 35 years of consulting, Trident International is an industry-leading boutique recruitment consultancy, offering a comprehensive suite of recruitment solutions with an emphasis on financial and professional recruitment for the global real estate market.

We are a consultancy with a clear vision - our mission being to match the best market talent to the right organisation, helping to drive both clients' businesses and candidates' careers forward.

Taking a holistic approach to recruitment, we have well over 100 years+ of sector experience across our Partners and Associates. Working in synergy with our clients, we partner with them as an extension of their team to attract and hire the best talent.


If you would like to work with an established and recognised, proven consultancy (as a Client, Candidate or a potential employee) that is responsive to market changes, adds value wherever possible, and acts with ethical integrity at every step of the way - then please get in touch with us and we will be delighted to discuss your requirements and advise further.

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