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Commercial Finance Manager

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance, Qualified/Senior Accountancy

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Benefits + Bonus

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -032020-70245_1589803617

  • Published:

    18 May 2020

  • Expiry date:

    17 July 2020

Cobalt is working with one of the UK's largest real estate developers to find a Commercial Finance Manager. This is an extremely commercial role working directly with the heads of investment, development and operations teams on new strategies and investment opportunities.

The role involves taking the lead on underwriting new development opportunities as well as financial control of ongoing development projects. The successful candidate will gain great experience in a commercially facing role leading to progression alongside some of the biggest names within real estate.

Responsibilities include:

  • Appraisal of new investment opportunities as well as communicating them to key stakeholders

  • Business partnering the investment and operations team

  • Assessing the impact of transactions and investments on group performance

  • Challenge and stress test assumptions, and interrogate reported numbers to improve performance

  • Lead financial due diligence

  • Streamline internal processes to improve financial forecasting

  • Control of expenditure on development projects

  • Review assets and make recommendations to optimise their performance


  • ACA, CIMA, ACCA qualified

  • Financial Modelling experience within Real Estate

  • Knowledge of development cycles is desirable

  • Strong analytical mind set

If you are looking to progress your career and move into an investment focused finance role, please upload an up to date CV ASAP