Financial Accountant (Real Estate), London

Posted By:City Network
Telephone:02074 302446

Job Summary

Reference: 775107984
Job Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Date Posted: 10/05/2016

Job Description

A highly exciting opportunity has arisen to join a leading commercial real estate organisation that specialise in hotels, large residential developments and restaurants. This role is based 5 minutes from the City (Bank). This is highly coveted role in which the right candidate can join now and grow to a senior level.

This organisation is looking to recruit fully qualified Financial Accountant who has experience within the sector, is confident with SAGE and is able to demonstrate experience of dealing with multi faceted projects

This is a full time permanent role paying between £50,000 - £60,000 per annum

Key Duties And Responsibilities of the Financial Accountant:

- Preparation of the monthly accounts.
- Preparation of deliverables for the auditors, drafting statutory accounts and key disclosure notes. Being a key point of contact for the field audit team.
- Dealing with new and existing technical accounting standards with regards to group accounting policies and ensuring processes are in place to comply with them and produce the required disclosures.
- Provide Directors/senior management team with answers to ad hoc requests for financial analysis - in particular assessment of the costs, income and profits generated in business areas and modelling of the viability of Corporate pension schemes.
- Partnering with business areas on financial processes and performance.
- Production of management information and key performance indicators for the business.
- Involvement in day-to-day accounting procedures and controls.

Essential Skills and Attributes of the†Financial Accountant:

- ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified accountant
- Degree (or equivalent experience)
- Solid technical understanding of financial reporting standards and the wider reporting requirements of a UK listed company.
- Strong experience within the real estate sector
- Track record of ownership and responsibility for delivery of key tasks and driving improvements in processes.
- Strong accounting systems knowledge e.g. SAGE
- A high standard of excel with the ability to manipulate large volumes of data through using pivot tables, look ups and macros.
- Excellent attention to detail with the ability to work to tight deadlines and manage multiple tasks.
- Dedicated professional who looks to consistently deliver high standards and takes responsibility for tasks through to the end.
- Pro-active and self-motivated with an ability to challenge the norm.