Head of Commercial Finance

Posted 15 May 2024
Salary£100000 - £120000 per annum + + bonus
LocationSouth West London
Job type Permanent
DisciplineAccounting & Financial Services ​
ReferenceBBBH32802_1715792442
Contact NameJoseph Morris

Job description

We are currently working with super-prime residential owner, developer, and operator renowned for producing exceptional and exquisite residential properties in the UK and abroad. We have been appointed as their exclusive recruitment partner to find a Head of Commercial Finance to join their leadership team.

Reporting directly to the CEO, this role will play a key role in strategic planning and decision making for the business. Alongside the cash-flow management of the company, you will work as a key business partner for all the heads of department, including the Head of Financial Operations. This will involve travel to the project sites to get a true understanding for any challenges or opportunities that exist.
They key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Creation of the 5-year Business Financial Plan for the CEO.
  • Analysis of the Strategic Cash Flow for each project and collective business.
  • Key point of contact for the viability of all development appraisals.
  • Closely monitor each project spend and all company expenditure, identifying any opportunities.
  • Regular forecasting on cost and revenue = for 12 Month, 3 Year, 5 Year P&L.
  • Liaise closely with Business Heads on costs, revenue and budget monitoring.
  • Monthly and Quarterly management level reporting on business performance.
  • For all legal entities setting out financial table for each.
  • Support review of monthly valuations for existing portfolio.
  • Oversight of procurement, quantity surveyors and project cost management.

This is an exceptional opportunity for somebody with a strong Commercial Finance / FP&A background to be directly involved in strategic decision making that will help the growth and development of the business. The CEO regards this individual for this role as a key stakeholder in the business who will be working with all heads of department.

They are seeking somebody with the following experience and exposure:

  • Strong finance background, ACA qualified or equivalent
  • Commercial awareness with experience
  • Advanced Excel skills, with strong financial modelling exposure
  • Understanding of the dynamics of an entrepreneurial business
  • Track record of driving strategic decisions in previous positions

They are in need of somebody who is keen to drive change to improve the business bottom line. For this, they are looking for somebody with a keen attention to detail who is also able to see the bigger picture.

If you feel you are the right fit for this position and have the necessary skills and experience, then please feel free to apply. Alternatively, if you would like more information about the company or position then please contact Joseph Morris at deverellsmith for a confidential conversation.

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