Finance Manager

Posted 24 January 2023
Salary £70000 - £75000 per annum
LocationWest London
Job type Contract
Discipline Accounting & Finance
Contact NameSherine Rose

Job description

KennedyPearce are hiring a Finance Manager for a 6 month FTC based in London. This role will be hybrid working (3days in the office). You will manage a team of 2 accountant and will oversee preparation and presentation of annual budgets and quarterly forecasts. This company is a global property development company.

The successor:

  • Available at short notice
  • Relevant accounting qualifications (big 4 ACA desirable)
  • SAP knowledge
  • Real Estate/ Property background

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

Budgeting and Financial Management

  • Prepare and present the annual budget and forecast routines with the Management team.
  • Ownership of Capex accounting process and forecasting
  • Continually review service processes to identify operating and cost efficiencies.
  • Oversee all financial functions and control procedures necessary at centre level, incorporating established company policies and procedures.


  • Oversight of month end process & procedures, including P&L variance analysis, monitoring performance against budget, and producing quarterly forecasts and risk & opportunity updates;
  • Tracking and reporting of centre-related capital expenditure.

Service Charge

  • Prepare and gain approval for the annual Service Charge Budget and Retailer Packs;
  • Work with teams to keep tenant charges within commercially acceptable boundaries.
  • Assist with annual service charge audit process;
  • Assist in resolving queries from tenants regarding service charges and related matters as required.

Team Management

  • Provide clear guidance and management to all direct reports ensuring business and personal objectives are set and achieved.
  • Conduct direct report performance reviews and ensure that all staff have regular reviews in line with company policy

Stakeholder Reporting & Relations

  • Preparation of monthly and quarterly financial information and schedules to Corporate Finance to support reporting obligations to Head Office;
  • Routine and ad hoc analysis and reporting for all interested parties as and when required.
  • Assist the Assistant General Manager with obtaining internal and Joint Venture consent for tenant assistance, payment plans, capital projects and other items as required;
  • Assist as required with preparation of information for annual group audit and statutory audits;
  • Assisting as required with Joint Venture reporting.