Senior Accountant

Reed Finance
Full time Full day
£62,000 - £67,000 / year

A fantastic opportunity to join a growing London based global real estate investment, management and development firm as a Senior Accountant to manage a portfolio of commercial assets.

This Senior Accountant role will initially be a 12-month fixed term contract with a high potential due to the company’s growth plans of becoming a permanent role during the contract period.

The real estate firm has an establish track record of investing in markets that have are stable and have high returns and are looking for this Senior Accountant to be a link between finance and operations in the UK.

This role with report into one of the Finance Managers and required a qualified accountant with experience within real estate, financial accounting, management reporting and business partnering.

Day to day responsibilities of this Senior Accountant role: 

  • Timely month end closing, inter-company reconciliation
  • Reviewing outsourced service providers accounts
  • Business partnering with asset managers
  • Preparation of monthly management reporting, monthly bank reconciliation and quarterly audit schedules;
  • Ensuring timely preparation of full set of financial statements for audit;
  • Handling tax matters (such as VAT and corporate/income tax);
  • Budgeting and forecasting; internal control and compliance; serving as a key driver for implementation of Group policies, processes and systems;
  • Performing credit reviews for potential tenants and suppliers; providing financial project management support for asset management initiatives and development projects.

Required Skills and Qualifications for this Senior Accountant role:

  • Fully qualified CIMA, ACA or ACCA accountant
  • At least 2-5 years post qualified experience
  • Good knowledge of local accounting standards and IFRS.
  • Must have Real Estate experience ideally 3-5 years in the sector
  • Must be well-versed in MS Excel
  • Experience liaising with various parties such as HQ Finance Team, the local Asset Management Team, external consultants, auditors and external property managers/operators
  • Good verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Need to be hands-on, problem solver, have a good eye for detail, responsible, well-organised and able to work independently in a fast-paced environment.

Benefits of this Senior Accountant role:

  • Salary of £62,000-£67,000 per annum
  • Hybrid working (3 days in the office, 2 days WFH)
  • Fantastic bonus potential (up to 25%)
  • Enhanced pension
  • Private medical cover
  • Yearly Wellbeing payments
  • Career progression opportunities and great working culture (as testified by many employees)

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