Assistant Management Accountant Maternity Cover

Posted 24 April 2023
Salary£45000 - £47000 per annum
Job type Temporary
DisciplineCorporate Services & Business Support
Contact NameHarriet Winter

Job description

This Assistant Management Accountant, Maternity cover role is working for a global Real estate developer

They always strive for excellence in every aspect of its operations, balancing its business objectives with its core value of being a caring and responsible organisation which actively contributes back to society. The Group's developments have won numerous awards over the years, including Best New Place to Live from the London Planning Awards, Development of the Year from RESI Awards, Best Community Engagement at the Pineapple Awards, as well as the Grand Prix Award and Highly Commended, Best Regeneration Project given by the London Evening Standard.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to get into the property sector, you will be gaining valuable exposure for a global real estate developer, with a dedicated and supportive team.

Purpose of the role

  • Working as part of the Financial Reporting team and to support and assist the team to ensure that all financial reporting is carried out in a timely and accurate manner
  • To be able to pick up tasks quickly and work with minimal supervision
  • Carry out treasury duties in terms of setting up payments, confirming beneficiary details and performing bank reconciliations
  • Ensuring that day to day transactions are posted in the accounting system accurately
  • Willing to assist other team members with adhoc tasks as and when required

General responsibilities

  • Performing bank reconciliations for all entities on a monthly basis
  • Preparation of monthly VAT returns for SPVs
  • Arranging bank transfers for funding notices and posting appropriate journals
  • Update appraisal portfolio summary on a monthly basis
  • Verify new supplier bank details and set up in the bank
  • Update credit check spreadsheet on a quarterly basis
  • Prepare SPV management accounts for a planning site and answer shareholder queries
  • Prepare management accounts for a management company
  • Deal with customer refunds and ensure that the refund process has been followed correctly
  • General assistance with the interim and final audit
  • Adhoc bank payments and transfers as requested

It is important that you ave the following attributes:

  • Fully proficient with Microsoft Office suite of applications
  • Willingness to provide assistance to the wider team
  • Attention to detail when carrying out the core tasks
  • Accounting knowledge to be able to produce accurate management accounts
  • Familiar with using accounting systems and ideally have used Microsoft NAV previously

Benefits include:

  • A minimum of 24 days holiday, increasing with length of service and your birthday off!
  • Contributory pension scheme - you contribute 4% and we contribute 6%
  • Cycle 2 Work Scheme
  • Private Medical Care, Private Health Insurance, Life Assurance
  • Volunteering Hours
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program and access to trained First Aid Mental Health Ambassadors
  • Invites to Company events

Please apply if you have the relevant experience and you are on a 1 month notice period or less.