Financial Accountant

  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Property & Construction

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus plus benefits

  • Contact:

    Jamie Cocklin

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


  • Consultant:

    Jamie Cocklin

An SME property developer is looking to recruit an ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified candidate to join its finance function.

You will provide a comprehensive, organised, efficient and high standard of property accounting including service charge accounting, financial reporting, and statutory returns; ensuring all are produced in an accurate and timely manner.

Main duties include:

  • Complete month end for properties and developments in the portfolio, working with the operations teams to accurately complete account for all costs and income. Maintain a monthly checklist of tasks.
  • Ensure all transactional bookkeeping is reviewed and checked for accuracy
  • AR/AP are reviewed prior to month-end and fully explained.
  • Prepare statutory returns
  • Preparation of quarterly service charge accounts and re-budgeting as required
  • Ensure that the service charge accounts, recoverable and non-recoverable, are fully reconciled and explained.
  • Report quarterly on historical cash usage
  • Preparation of compliance reporting to banks
  • Review the preparation of the information for year end statutory financial reporting including disclosures for 25+ group entities.
  • Prepare the consolidations for both group and statutory reporting
  • Refining processes and controls to ensure the address any financial concerns, are best in class, and ensures the business remains fully compliant
  • Being a key finance point to review financial and technical accounting issues.
  • Liaising with external accountants and advisors to prepare year end statutory accounts and tax returns for the group
  • Ensuring company records and registers are maintained and up to date
  • Liaising with tax advisors on tax planning for the group
  • Assist with technical training and development of members of the team, as and when required.
  • Performance of other ad hoc work as appropriate

You will be ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified either looking for your first move from practice on in a similar financial accountant role. Any property experience would be desirable. This a a good chance to grow to be the no.2 to the CFO.


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