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Manchester City Centre
Employment type
£40,000 - £50,000
Closing date

At Bruntwood SciTech, we're committed to offering more than just outstanding office, coworking, retail and lab spaces. Everything we do is tied into our vision of building vibrant communities, whilst providing businesses with the support and expertise they need to grow.  

Here’s a short video to give you an insight into who we are, as well as a few examples of our portfolio: Bruntwood SciTech 

Bloc, The Plaza, Platform, Alderley Park, Circle Square and Innovation Birmingham

You’ll be based at our vibrant, collaborative Union office in the centre of Manchester. 

What we’re looking for: 

We’re open to seeing applications from CIMA finalists, however we’re ideally looking for newly qualified finance professionals, whether that be ACA/ACCA or CIMA. 

This could be a great opportunity if you’re moving from Practice, or moving from another industry, whether that be from a manufacturing or Ecommerce, the industry isn’t important to us. What is crucial to us is your interest in collaboration and managing internal stakeholders. You’ll work with colleagues across the business to drive efficiencies and influence decision making. 

The team:

We’ve got multiple talented finance teams across Bruntwood SciTech. This team specifically consists of a Senior Finance Manager, this role and two Finance Executives. So you’ll get the opportunity to mentor colleagues through their studies alongside driving impactful change through financial reporting. 

What you’ll be doing: 

  • Coordinating all aspects of financial reporting for the Serviced Space portfolio with the aim of monitoring and improving the financial performance against their business plans
  • Playing a key role supporting the Senior Finance Manager for the Manchester City Centre portfolio, influencing commercial decision making and strategy, including business case review for major expenditure, redevelopment and acquisitions/disposals
  • Overseeing and managing the budget setting, forecasting and reporting requirements of each of these areas
  • Producing a full quarterly reporting pack for the City Centre portfolio, to include Income & Capital returns, variance analysis, risks/sensitivity analysis and recommendations
  • Producing quarter-end accounts for all aspects of the portfolio including income, expenditure and service charge, balance sheet and cashflow in line with the SLA’s
  • Preparing and presenting full quarterly analysis of P&L variances to internal and external stakeholders, identifying and highlighting trends for the senior management team to consider
  • Managing weekly cashplan updates to update the central group cash forecasts
  • Providing the senior management team with key financial and non financial performance indicators, highlighting trends and analysing causes of variance
  • Supporting the team on commercial transactions with robust financial appraisals, including recommendations to change the structure of commercial leasing transactions or contracts, and discussing these with the Senior Finance Manager where appropriate.
  • Ensuring our financial due diligence procedures are followed and transactions structured to mitigate identified risk
  • Continuing to review possible automation of financial and non-financial reporting, with the aim of delivering existing identified cost efficiencies.

We really believe that if you’re brilliant to work with, you deserve brilliant things in return:

  • 28 days holiday plus you get your Birthday off work - and if that’s not enough you can also buy & sell holidays too
  • 24 hours a year volunteer time - there are endless opportunities for you to get involved in supporting the causes that matter most to you
  • Sabbatical of up to 12 months so you can take a career break after five years with us
  • Free Healthcare cash plan for all colleagues, so you can claim back medical expenses like optical, dentist & physiotherapy. We also offer free private healthcare cover on an opt in basis too
  • Life assurance cover for all colleagues
  • Up to 8% matched pension scheme
  • Discounts & cashback at leading retailers
  • Enhanced maternity - 26 weeks fully paid leave
  • Interest free loans to pursue your passions and apply for up to £2000 towards learning a new skill

In addition to what to expect within the role and your benefits, it’s good to know that you’ll be working for a business that gives back - The Oglesby Charitable Trust has donated more than £30m since it started out in 2001. Supporting charities across Arts and Culture, Education, Environment, Medical Research and Social & Health Inequality. We also have ambitious sustainability goals that interweave into every development. 

We’ll do our best to get back to you within a week of your application, however if it has been longer than this please feel free to email for an update. 

If you're interested in applying for the role please don't hesitate as we'll be conducting interviews prior to the closing date.