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Finance Operations Manager (Real Estate Finance)
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30 April 2021
The purpose of this role is to identify, implement and manage processes and process improvements to ensure an effective outsourced Real Estate Operations function. The role is designed to ensure that the control framework around delivery of managing agent information runs as efficiently as possible and supports the overall business strategy as well as supports the requirements of the fund managers and LGIM Investment Operations Fund Accounting.
'- Assist with advising / instructing the panel of managing agents to ensure operational finance procedures relating to budgeting,
'- Assist with design and monitoring of control environment which ensures all controls around data input, reporting from managing agents
'- Assist with monitoring performance and carrying out KPI reviews of panel of managing agents and internal Fund Accounting team.
- Assist with take on/transition of new managing agents across the Real Assets platform
'- Manage the various processes around transfers of approved expenditure from LGIM to Managing Agents
- Deputise for Head of Finance Operations
- Assist data services team with preparation and analysis of financial data within MRI system
- Provide support to the front office team during and after any new finance operations system implementation process
- Assist with creating standards and procedures and communicate these clearly to external parties.
- At least 3 years' post quailified accountancy experience
- Experience of the design and monitoring of a control environment
- Experiecne of workinng with a front office team
- Experience of process review or tranformation highly desirable
- Experience of change management / process review highly desirable
Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 27 days' holiday, private medical insurance, performance related bonuses, a variety of share schemes, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products. Your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.
As a company, to be one of the world's largest Asset Managers, homebuilders, pension providers and insurances brands, we are diverse by our very nature. And we're a company that wants to use our diversity and influence to make society better in the long term - for everyone. To do this we need to be a company that welcomes everyone, where everyone can succeed. That means we're committed to building an inclusive culture in L&G where we can all perform at our best, no matter who we are, what we do or where we do it. So whoever you are, wherever you are, whatever your story, we'd love to hear from you.
About the business area
LGIM manages fixed income, equity, multi-asset, liability-driven investment, property and alternative solutions on behalf of its clients. Located across the globe, our clients include institutional pension funds, financial institutions, local authorities and sovereign wealth funds. In order to meet the complex and evolving investment needs of our clients, we focus on remaining at the forefront of investment product innovation and maintaining our reputation as experts across all asset classes.
Our commitment to Equal Opportunities
We’re an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.
Does this opportunity excite you but you’re not 100% sure if you meet all the requirements for the role? Or are you concerned that ‘normal’ office hours aren’t possible given your personal circumstances? We’re aware that candidates, especially women, can be put off from applying for a job unless they tick every box, or candidates who are parents or have other caring responsibilities may not think they can achieve the flexibility they need. If this is you, we’re keen to connect; and whilst we can’t accommodate every flexible working request, we’ll try to find a practical solution. So why not apply?
How to find out more
If you’d like more information about this opportunity please contact James Butt at James.Butt@lgim.com (LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/buttjames/). Please note direct applications via email cannot be accepted for this role; only applications submitted through our careers website will be considered.