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DATE ADDED: Fri 31/05/2019

BD Oversight Accountant

Canary Wharf, UK

JOB TYPE: Permanent

RDR are recruiting for a BD Oversight Accountant to be based in Canary Wharf. This is a permanent full time role working 37.5 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package.

Main Responsibilities/Duties Include:

* Act as a figurehead and single point of contact for the UKBU on Business Development governance by providing support and challenge to the production of high quality investment decision papers for presentation to the UK Commitment Committee (“UKCC”) and any relevant Group Commitment Committee.

* Ensure that the UK Business Development Investment Decision procedures remain robust and appropriate for all the UKBU divisions and are consistent with Group procedures and approval thresholds;

* Monitor via Salesforce the pipeline of potential projects to ensure that the correct level of approval is obtained at all stages in a timely manner given the bid/tender deadlines and if any projects require Group approval Group BDO is notified promptly;

* Review Advanced Notices and Investment Notes prior to submission to the UKCC to ensure that they are suitable for informed decisions to be made and that all required supporting documents and sign offs are attached;

* Attend the UKCC's and ensure that the decision of the committee and any actions required for a final decision are documented, circulated and any actions completed;

* Support divisional BDO appointed contacts and bid teams as well as acting as a liaison with the UKCC members and Group BDO;

* Ensure that for all UKCC project files the requirements of the UK Business Development Investment Decision procedures have been met;

* Communicate any amendments to the Group procedures and required templates to appropriate UKBU personnel;

* Ensure that approval criteria in UKCC/ CDE approvals are achieved before final documents are signed;

* Assist in performing “lookback” reviews on any projects nominated for such review by the UKCC.

Financial Planning and analysis

* Assist with the preparation of the annual UKBU budget and associated reporting.

UK Business Development and Investment Decision procedures

* Ensure the UK procedures are followed and continue to remain appropriate and in line with Group requirements and that any changes including new required templates are communicated in a timely manner within the UKBU.

Advanced Notice and Investment Notes for UKCC

* Review in a timely fashion to ensure that these are in the required format to enable informed decisions to be made and that all relevant supporting documentation is provided to the members in advance of the meetings.

UKCC Minutes

* Ensure that all UKCC meetings including conclusions and required actions for final approval are documented and communicated to UKCC members and bid team members.

Group BDO

* Liaise with Group BDO contacts so ensure that they are aware of any projects that require Group approval and ensure that they receive all required information.

Annual budget

* Assist with the management of the budget process for the UK-BU. Co-ordinate review preparation of financial plans, budgets and forecasts to ensure that targets are properly documented, and goals are in accordance with the Group's objectives and effective business review processes are in place.

Required Qualifications, Skills or Experience:


* Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)

Knowledge and Skills:

* Strong business knowledge including exposure to business development work.

* Strong presentation and communication skills particularly written.

* Good interpersonal skills.

* Time management and ability to prioritise.


* Previous exposure to business development activities.

* Good working knowledge of Word and Excel including ability to extract relevant information from financial models.

* At least 3 years post qualified experience.

How to apply:

Please apply directly.

Due to the high volume of applicants we will not contact unsuccessful applicants at screening process.

For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. There is no re-location package with this job role. RDR do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community
Role: BD Oversight Accountant
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Canary Wharf, Greater London,

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