Senior Finance Manager (IM) - London

Recruiter
Lendlease
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 Sep 2017
Expires
18 Sep 2017
Sector
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
For over 50 years we have used our imagination to create the best places, state-of-the-art buildings, thriving communities and ingenious infrastructure solutions. Our journey has taken us across the globe, from Australia to Asia, the Americas and Europe. And along the way we have set new standards by challenging conventional thinking for the better. What makes us different is that we understand, and can deliver the whole process - or just part of it -from Investment to Development to Construction. But most importantly, with everything we do, we leave a positive sustainable legacy for future generations to enjoy.Job SummaryThe Senior Finance Manager is responsible for the reporting of all Funds / Mandates for the fund management business. This includes completion of financial reporting and analytics, tax, investor and board reporting along with monthly, quarterly and year end finance reporting.Accountabilities1. Act as a business partner to the Managing Director and Fund Manager(s) of the business unit and play a key role in the development of the overall strategic direction of the Fund / Mandate.2. Manage, develop and oversee the implementation of financial strategies, providing technical guidance and monitoring delivery in alignment with the broader organisation vision and objectives.3. Evaluate new business opportunities and provide related support, including managing bid costs, providing financial analysis and ensuring investment/project returns are maximised.4. Oversee internal and external reporting to ensure consistency, accuracy and timeliness of financial and non-financial reporting to achieve regulatory and business outcomes.5. Provide or coordinate technical accounting, tax and treasury advice.6. Ownership of the relationship with Finance Services as it pertains to the performance of relevant services to the Fund.7. Ownership of preparation and management of the business plans including setting business KPIs, quarterly review process and reporting and driving business accountability to achieve outcomes.8. Oversee fund modelling, investor and board reporting.9. Compliance with Trust Deeds and Investment Agreements.Internal Stakeholders:• Financial Controller, Europe • Business unit senior management team• Retail and Funds Management team • Investment Management team • Finance Services• Regional functions as appropriate• Boards and Committees External Stakeholders:• Professional services (Audit, Tax, Consultants)• External property managers • External Essential/Desirable Criteria1. Demonstrates a strong understanding of financial management principles and applies this knowledge to effectively manage the commercial and operational activities of the business. 2. Applies strong intellect and logic to quickly diagnose the core issues and identifies a range of potential solutions and scenarios.3. Actively monitors timeframes and milestones to ensure timely completion of deliverables.4. Communication skills in board and investor reporting 5. Uses breadth and depth of finance and business operational expertise to provide proactive solutions to both strategic and commercial risk and opportunities.6. Engages all stakeholders and contributors to ensure management optimises outcomes.