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Interim Assistant Accountant

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Part-Qualified Accountancy, Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £12 - £250 per day

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


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  • Job ref:

    JN -112020-71922_1605090444

  • Published:

    11 November 2020

  • Duration:

    3 months

  • Expiry date:

    10 January 2021

  • Start date:

    ASAP or 2 week notice period

This role is a temp to permanent position for an Accountancy firm who focus in the Real Estate and Property market based in central London.

The role

  • Preparation of management accounts (P&L, Balance Sheet, Cash flow and notes) for residential companies,

  • Management of the purchase ledger process,

  • Posting journals into accounting system,

  • Prepare VAT returns on a periodic basis,

  • Manage the CIS reporting process,

  • Assist in the preparation of tax computations

  • Prepare commentary on your accounts explaining monthly and quarterly movements,

  • Have the ability to sit back and review your work for completeness and accuracy ensuring that the accounts are in line with expectation

  • Attending client meetings with the Head of Real Estate and Financial Controller

  • Assisting with any ad hoc information requests

  • Assisting with year-end audit process for the companies under you control

The Candidate must:

  • Have experience of using accounting software systems Yardi

  • Have experience in preparing management accounts (preferably for property companies)

  • Be diligent, pay attention to detail and precise.

  • Have an enquiring mind, always happy to learn from others and share their knowledge and experience.

  • Be able to effectively communicate with clients and other business stakeholders in a timely manner

  • Be able to work effectively in a team to achieve deliverables

  • Be able to effectively prioritise tasks

  • Take ownership of their work, have a can do attitude and be proud of their delivery

  • Use their knowledge and experience to continue to drive efficiency and assist the financial controller in managing deadlines.

  • Have intermediate excel skills including vlookups and pivot tables is essential

Please only apply if you have Real Estate or Property and Yardi experience

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