Finance Manager – Bridging Finance / Lending

  • £45,000 - £52,000
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • PSD London
  • 06 Jun 18 2018-06-06

Finance Manager to join a small team in a fast-paced environment.

Client / Job / Person Spec Details


We are working with a property lender with a wealth of experience in the sector. Due to continued accelerated growth, they are now looking for a Finance Manager to join the finance team.  The role reports into the Head of Finance and requires an individual with strong attention to detail, who can work within a small team in a fast-paced environment.


This role is ideal for someone with who wants to grow in a very hands on and varied role in an expanding start up business. Strong reporting and analytical background with accounting technical skills under new UK GAAP/FRS102 with ideas on how to improve processes and implement change.


Outline of responsibilities

  • Preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations and accounting to trial balance level
  • Preparation of monthly bank funding models for review by Head of Finance
  • Ownership of all loan data and maintaining master data to track all loans
  • Preparation of loan funding documentation
  • Identify areas for improvement across management information and reporting
  • Supporting the credit team through the lending process including: deal IRR calculations/verifications, ongoing credit control reconciliations of borrower repayments, loan redemption statement preparation, Direct Debit file submissions
  • Ownership of purchase ledger
  • Review bank journals
  • Exposure to and cover across all areas of the small business as required


Outline of skills/experience required

  • Recently qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA accountant with experience in bridging finance/lending desirable
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Willingness to take on all aspects of work in small team/business
  • Good interpersonal skills to build and maintain relationships across departments and external reporting counterparties