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Junior Accountant (French Speaking)

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Part-Qualified Accountancy, Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:

    corporateaccounting@cobaltrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JN -022021-72665_1612891698

  • Published:

    09 February 2021

  • Expiry date:

    10 April 2021

Cobalt are currently working with a real estate private equity manager who are looking for a French speaking accountant to join their finance and operations team.

This boutique real estate investor focuses on logistical and industrial real estate across Europe. The successful candidate will have a varied range of responsibilities focusing on commercial finance and fund accounting.

Responsibilities include:

  • Transaction execution including diligence, funds flows etc

  • Fund return forecasting

  • Investor relations with limited partners on accounting and capital drawdowns

  • Overseeing timely, accurate management accounts for SPVs and fund consolidation in local GAAP and US GAAP reporting

  • Reviewing balance sheet reconciliations, income statements and cashflow statements accordingly for SPVs.

  • Managing the business cashflow and optimizing working capital requirements for each SPV

  • Managing budgets and forecasting

  • Liaising with external auditors to prepare statutory accounts

  • Assisting with portfolio management / returns analysis

Requirements:

  • French Speaker

  • ACA / ACCA / CIMA finalist or qualified

  • Real Estate / Private Equity experience is advantageous

  • Previous financial / management accounting experience

  • Hard-working with an ability to work in an entrepreneurial / collaborative environment