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Senior Accountant, Real Estate

  • Location:

    London, Greater London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £50,000 - £60,000 per annum + plus bonus

  • Job ref:

    JN -052024-81957_1718643675

  • Published:

    17 June 2024

  • Expiry date:

    16 August 2024

Senior Accountant

£50,000-£60,000 plus bonus

London, office-based

Our client is an international Real Estate firm that develops, invests and manages a diverse portfolio of properties across the world. They are well-backed by global investors and have great growth plans for the future.

They are looking for a Senior Qualified Accountant with property experience to join their thriving team in London.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Newly Qualified Accountant looking to grow and take on a challenging position with increasing tasks. It offers full ownership of all finance aspects, including cashflow management accounting, year-end reporting and tax submissions. You will gain exposure to various jurisdictions and real estate asset classes and will get involved in different accounting regulations, corporate governance, and administration.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review the company's quarterly management accounts and monthly cash flows, prepared by third parties, including variance analysis

  • Overview the monthly bank reconciliations and quarterly rent reconciliations

  • Collaborate with asset managers to review annual budgets and business plans prepared by the outsourced accountants

  • Prepare quarterly board papers for the property portfolio, including variance analysis, and support the Finance Manager

  • Prepare and review year-end statutory accounts prepared under IFRS and local GAAP

  • Manage the year-end audit and liaise with external auditors

  • Liaise with third parties on tax and corporate matters

  • Oversee corporate administration for non-UK companies, manage inter-company balances

  • Review VAT and tax returns

  • Work with Asset Managers providing financial reviews of prospective tenants and lease cashflow modeling

Key Requirements:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACCA/ ACA/ CIMA) or finalist

  • Experience in property accounting is essential

  • International experience is advantageous

  • Strong organisational and third-party management skills

  • Proficiency on Excel

  • Potential for overseas travel

If you are interested, be sure to apply ASAP!