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Commercial Finance Manager

  • Location
  • Job type Interim
  • Reference BBBH122403

Investigo are recruiting a Commercial Finance Manager for a 6 month interim role, with a Multinational Real Estate business, based in Central London. The company are looking for a qualified professional, with staff management experience and the client operates a flexible approach to work with office and home working.

The day rate on offer stretches from £400-£475, inside IR35.


  • The role of the Finance Manager is to work closely with the business to create a partnership between the Divisional projects, finance and other stakeholders.
  • Provide support, analysis and business insights to add value that will assist in decision making
  • Managing overhead expenditure - review incurred costs, track overhead against agreed budget & forecast spend.
  • Drive compilation of regional half year reporting requirements including Performance & Outlook data files.
  • Identify & understand financial and non-financial risk and opportunity across the Divisions.
  • Commercial awareness, understanding and anticipating the needs of both operations and management.
  • Communicate financial concepts to non-finance people, and able to influence key decision makers
  • Drive accuracy in monthly reporting on projects e.g., cash flow, profit & loss, and cost forecasting.
  • Business Plan - integral role in preparation of business plan. i.e., 5-year forecast of financial data, overheads, challenge key assumptions, and scenario analysis.
  • Manage monthly, quarterly and annual financial performance and reporting.
  • Provide insightful financial analysis for management information and use and review technical accounting issues and statutory accounts.
  • provide financial and commercial insights to divisions, including six-monthly commercial appraisal reviews.
  • Drive improvement and optimisation of the Divisional controls framework, management reporting, and commercial reporting processes.
  • Oversee financial transactions and accounting positions at project level, as appropriate.
  • Ensure implementation of globally consistent policies, procedures, accounting standards and financial controls, and control processes.

Role requirements

  • Experienced Finance professional, with a strong foundation of financial management & business partnering with relevant accounting qualifications (CIMA / ACCA / ACA or similar - 3/5 years PQE)
  • Proven experience ideally from a Construction/Property or Real Estate environment
  • Strong MS Excel skills are essential
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to build effective working relationships at all levels across the business functions and influence senior management/directors and wider stakeholders
  • Strong planning and organisational skills, as well as excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work on own initiative and to manage own workload against tight deadlines
  • Willingness to take on a variety of duties as required

If this role is of interest to you and you would like further information, then please send your CV to Liam Stubbs at Investigo on