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Management Accountant

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Part-Qualified Accountancy, Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:

    corporateaccounting@cobaltrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JN -072020-70944_1594032399

  • Published:

    06 July 2020

  • Expiry date:

    04 September 2020

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Cobalt is working with one of the UK's fast-growing property developers and investors, currently seeking a Management Accountant to join their finance team. Not only will this role be a key point of contact within the organisation, there will also be a large focus on process improvement, as well as senior stakeholder management.

Tasked with preparing the management accounts for the various development projects, you will also work closely with the Finance Manager and Finance Director on other adhoc duties.

Other responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Production of monthly / quarterly management accounts and detailed reporting packages across the business and underlying investments

  • Cash management & forecasting, including preparing and submitting bank drawdown in a timely manner

  • Preparing returns and data for all tax compliance (including VAT, CIS, Corporation Tax) and bank loan compliance

  • Preparation of statutory annual financial statements and control of the year‐end audit process within a strict timeframe

  • Prepare supporting schedules to the financial statements

  • Liaise with the external auditors and handle audit queries

  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders

  • Respond to information requests and ad hoc queries from JV Partners

Key requirements

  • ACA/ACCA/ CIMA Qualified or Part-Qualified/ Finalist

  • Knowledge & experience of accounting within real estate/ private equity is preferable

  • Hands on approach with excellent attention to detail combined with strong IT, organisational and time management skills

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines

  • Ability to prepare a full set of management accounts including profit & loss and balance sheet

  • Sage 300 experience

  • Ambitious and motivated - both individually and for the team and business as a whole

  • Ability to work effectively as part of a growing and high‐performing team

  • Experience of process improvements, taking onboard other peoples needs and input.

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

If you would like to work in a progressive environment, gain exposure to some of the biggest names within real estate & Private equity and have a passion for property, please apply with an up to date CV.