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Finance Analyst

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance, Qualified/Senior Accountancy

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -082021-74439_1630412978

  • Published:

    31 August 2021

  • Expiry date:

    30 October 2021

  • Start date:


Cobalt are working with a growing real estate business based in South West London, currently seeking a Finance Analyst to join the team. Focusing mainly on both UK and Pan-Euopean investments, this company are set to grow offering fantastic progression, as well as exposure to new investments.

Working very closely with the Finance Director, the role will be split across financial analysis, as well as management accounts.

Key duties include:

  • Assisting senior management and exec directly with market analysis and production of reports for Management decision making.

  • Assistance with the development and delivery of the wider business plan, including detailed input into the Business Plan and ownership of the excel model.

  • Assistance with designing internal processes from the ground up for the expansion and scalability of the finance function, and facilitation of inter-team communication.

  • Integration and partnering with the investment team to maintain financial accountability for investments.

  • Assistance with feasibility studies for introduction of leverage at various levels into the corporate structure.

  • Assistance with the equity-raise process and drawdowns of capital from equity investor.

  • Technical accounting analysis to assist with internal accounting policies and external financial reporting outputs.

  • Assist with production of weekly summaries, monthly management information and accounting packs, and quarterly Board packs.

  • Assist in the production of the annual budget and periodic forecasting.

  • Ongoing review of cashflows and production of forecasts.

  • Assist with the production of annual statutory accounts in FRS102 format.

Experience required

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent).

  • Previous financial analysis experience in a real estate finance role.

  • Experience with bespoke market analysis and production of high-quality reporting for use by Senior Management.

  • Experience of budgeting, financial planning, and forecasting.

  • Proven technical ability including understanding of FRS102 and IFRS concepts, including ability to produce technical accounting memos to guide internal accounting policies.

  • History of implementing financial processes and best practices.

If you work well within a team, would like to join a growing business and have commercial acumen, please apply with an up to date CV.