Finance Director - Real Estate

Location: City of London, London Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Sector: Financial Services Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Kelly Jempson

Finance Director, Real Estate, London. The client is an entrepreneurial privately-owned property group backed by some impressive institutional investors. This family office is diversifying their portfolio to include setting up a housing Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT.) This has significant growth potential and is supplemented by an experienced and highly rated Board.

Reporting to the Chairman and sitting on the main Board, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Forming the Real Estate Investment Trust
  • Supporting the Chairman in fund raising including presenting the prospectus to potential investors
  • Building and running an appropriately sized department to run the fund management side of the business
  • All financial and management accounting oversight, including presentation of key financial information to the Board and shareholder community

Skills and qualifications as a Finance Director:

  • You will be a Qualified Accountant with a proven track record in the real estate / housing sector in a leadership role.
  • Prior experience setting up a REIT would be advantageous
  • If you have worked as a Finance Director for a listed PLC or FSA regulated environment, that would be useful
  • Fund raising experience is preferred
  • Strong relationship building skills, including credibility at Board level is a must
  • Candidates available at relatively short notice are preferred
  • This role may suit someone who wants to retain a Non-Executive Director (NED) portfolio simultaneously

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Finance Director to progress their career within Real Estate. If you are interested please apply or for more information please contact Kelly.

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