Michael PageRed Door Logo







Corporate Finance Manager



  • Contribute to the development of quality residential homes
  • Be part of an evolving commercial developer

About Our Client

Red Door Ventures; developing & delivering quality homes in Newham at Private and London Affordable Rent levels.

RDV's focus is on developing quality residential property and housing within Newham to be held long term and for our customers to receive reliable and responsive customer care & service. The healthy pipeline of mixed tenure developments across Newham will bring much needed new accommodation to help relieve the housing pressure within our borough.

RDV are a diverse property development company, independent from the London Borough of Newham, who will deliver a direct social and financial return for the Borough's constituents.

Job Description

Financial Modelling:

  • Carry out financial appraisals and sensitivity analysis using our appraisal model for all investment opportunities
  • Produce viability reports for investment committees
  • Monitor the financial performance of all live schemes against initial assumptions on a monthly / quarterly basis
  • Support the Corporate Finance Manager on the production of financial information for the business plan and the group cashflow forecast
  • Support the Corporate Finance Manager to develop the financial model to accommodate changes in RDV's operations
  • Carry out market analysis


  • Support the Director of Finance and Corporate Finance Manager to prepare and administer all relevant funding documentation
  • Liaise with external funders and lawyers to ensure all relevant funding documentation is in place in a timely manner and goes through the correct approval processes
  • Produce quarterly covenant compliance certificates for each live scheme
  • Produce all reporting requirements as per loan agreements
  • Ensure quarterly loan and interest payments are made on time and in line with loan agreements

Development Finance / Project Accounting:

  • Work with the Financial Controller to establish the development reporting module within our ERP, in order to enable the Development team to manage development schemes to budget and time
  • Provide business partnering services to the Development team to ensure the business is delivering Value for Money (VfM) in all areas of scheme development
  • Provide support to the Financial Controller to develop the annual budget and quarterly re-forecast
  • Liaise with auditors during the external audit and provide all relevant development finance / treasury information and back up
  • Provide support on projects to deliver continuous improvement in the delivery of financial and management accounting

The Successful Applicant


  • CCAB qualified (ACA, CIMA, ACCA or other equivalent)
  • Proven experience working in a commercial business-facing or business partnering finance role in a complex organisation, with large expenditure / project budgets
  • Proven experience of working with financial appraisal models and developing business plans
  • Experience of reviewing and analysing financial information and reporting on results
  • Good attention to detail with an ability to understand the wider picture and an ability to prioritise and manage a varied workload to meet agreed deadlines
  • Good analytical skills and the ability to link financial performance and management information
  • The ability to understand commercial business operations and the related drivers and risks
  • Able to challenge, engage, influence and add value at a senior operational level and within the wider senior finance team
  • Experience of treasury management
  • Excellent oral and written communications and the ability to present effectively to varying levels within an organisation
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel


  • User of MS Excel VBA
  • Real estate / development experience and aware of the issues affecting the market
  • Experience of real estate /development appraisal
  • Experience of financial statement preparation
  • An understanding of the taxes related to real estate development

What's on Offer

  • £50,000 + competitive benefits
  • Favourable pension contribution scheme
  • 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • "Property and Housing" / London

Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take into account overseas equivalents. All third party applications will be forwarded to Michael Page.

Ref Code: MPGW13977967