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Finance Manager - Real-Estate Investment

Geneva   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Real-Estate investment group
  • Senior Finance and Accounting role

About Our Client

Our client is a privately-owned Real-Estate investment group with an international scope.
To support their growth they are looking for an experienced finance professional with strong knowledge of the real-estate industry and an entrepreneurial mindset to embrace the role of Finance Manager.

Job Description

Accounting and Finance
- Responsible for presenting and reporting accurate and timely historical financial information of the Company
- Manage processes for financial forecasting, budgets and consolidation and reporting to the Company
- Monitor funding, cash balances and cash forecasts

- Assist in formulating the company's strategy and supporting tactical initiatives
- Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans
- Develop performance measures that support the company's strategic direction

- Implement and follow up switch of the overall entity into a Fund structure
- Develop financial and tax strategies on an organizational level and asset level
- Provide structure recommendation for new real estate acquisition and arrange for debt and equity financing

Risk Management
- Ensure that effective internal controls are in place and ensure compliance with Swiss and Luxembourg regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting
- Understand and mitigate key elements of the company's risk profile
- Maintain relations with external auditors and ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies

The Successful Applicant

- BS in Accounting or Finance, MBA and/or accounting qualifications
- Knowledge of financial standards including Swiss Gaap & IFRS reporting, controlling, consolidation, budget and forecast
- A minimum of 5 years of experience in progressively responsible financial controlling and leadership roles, preferably in real estate development, property management, and/ or construction industry
- Background in a big 4 highly appreciated
- Strong problem solving and creative skills
- Very organized person with an entrepreneurial and hands-on mindset
- High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation
- Fluent in English and French required, German, a plus

What's on Offer

A role creation, an entrepreneurial experience within a growing company offering strong perspectives of evolution