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Senior Business Analyst

Vistry Group PLC
Brentwood, Essex, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 17, 2024

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Job Role
Business Analyst
Contract Type
Full Time
Role overview
  • ID: 2024-5685
  • Entity: Vistry Services
  • Region: Vistry Services
  • Department: Strategic Land
  • Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time
  • Job

    Brentwood, Essex
  • Date Posted: 05.06.2024

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Real Estate Analyst to join our team within Vistry Services, at our Brentwood office in Essex. As our Senior Real Estate Analyst, you will work closely with the Financial Analysis Director and Major Projects team to analyse the performance of large scale residential led development projects. The role will focus on financial modelling, project reporting, and process improvement.

We are pleased to say, this role can accommodate agile working arrangements.
  • Let’s cut to the chase, what’s in it for you...
    • Competitive basic salary and annual bonus
    • Company car, car allowance or travel allowance
    • Agile working possible (dependent on role)
    • Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
    • Private Healthcare
    • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
    • Competitive contributory pension scheme
    • Life assurance - 4 x your annual salary
    • Share incentive schemes
    • Employee rewards portal with many more benefits...
  • In return, what we would like from you...
    • Behave in line with our company values - Integrity, Caring and Quality.
    • Previous experience and evidence of developing and maintaining complex financial models and reporting dashboards in Microsoft Excel.
    • Grade A in Mathematics A-Level.
    • Min 2:1 degree in a numerate subject.
    • Experience as an Analyst within a fast-paced environment.
    • Experience working in property sector.
    • Excellent Microsoft Excel skillset, ideally including VBA.
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills and communication. Must be able to liaise with stakeholders of all levels.
    • High standards of accuracy and precision with a strong attention to detail.
    • Driven and willingness to learn new skills and progress.
    • Proactive and organised work ethic.
    • Desire to improve processes and challenge the status quo, keen to drive change.
    • Strong team player who supports team members and can also work autonomously.

    • Accountancy Qualification - part qualified or qualified.
    • Financial modelling certification e.g. FMVA.
  • More about the Senior Real Estate Analyst role...
    • Work with the land, technical, and planning teams to generate and manage land acquisition appraisals.
    • Undertake scenario testing and sensitivity analysis to inform decision making, budgets, and strategic planning.
    • Assist the Land team to appraise new business opportunities and divestment decisions.
    • Ensure development appraisals are updated to reflect the latest delivery strategy and financial assumptions.
    • Assist in the production of monthly appraisals with special note being made regarding variances in cost/profitability.
    • Contribute to joint venture reporting including monthly updates, Board reporting, and analysis to support Board decisions.
    • Liaise and consult with other teams within the Group to efficiently obtain and share information.
    • Monitor budgets and forecasts producing variance analysis and commentary.
    • Assist with identify opportunities for procurement savings and efficiencies across the Major Projects portfolio.
    • Maintain the budget approval tracker.
    • Assist the Financial Analysis Director with an agenda of analysis and process improvement.
    • Identify opportunities to streamline processes and create user friendly reporting tools.
    • Share knowledge and support the development of the Financial Analysis team.
    • Proactively undertake ad hoc analysis on areas of opportunity or risk.
    • Any other responsibilities as desired by Line Manager.

Finally, let’s tell you a bit more about us...

We’re Vistry Group, the UK’s leading provider of affordable mixed-tenure homes. Our core values of integrity, caring, and quality shape all we do; our partnership-led approach helps us build sustainable communities where they’re needed most.

You’re probably familiar with our unmatched portfolio of brands: Linden Homes, Bovis Homes, and Countryside Homes. We also have Vistry Works, our timber frame manufacturing operation, and Vistry Services, our support functions. Together, we build more than homes, so there’s nowhere better to build your career. We’re proud that our culture sees everyone treated fairly and respectfully, with diversity and inclusion a top priority and reasonable adjustments provided during the application process. Join us in making Vistry.



Agile Working

Offers a flexible way of working.

Annual Leave

Enjoy 28 days’ holiday plus all UK Bank Holidays. There are options to carry leave forwards and buy up to 5 days.

Pension with Legal & General

Eligible employees are auto-enrolled. You contribute 4%, we contribute 6%. Salary Sacrifice and options to increase contributions available.

Volunteer Days

With 2 paid volunteer days a year, you can give back to communities and charities.

Why Vistry

Joining Vistry is just the start of building your perfect career. In return for your passion and skills, we invest in your future, providing all the support and training you need to thrive in your career and realise your potential. Our work is rewarding in itself, but we also offer a range of financial, lifestyle, health and wellbeing benefits, plus plenty of recognition incentives. We value you and everything you help us build as we make Vistry together.

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