Financial Accountant

Posted 18 October 2022
Salary£55000 - £65000 per annum
LocationCity of London
Job type Permanent
DisciplineFinance, Head Office & Business Support
Contact NameJoseph Morris

Job description

We are working exclusively on behalf of a private property investor and developer based in the heart of London. They are looking for a qualified accountant interested in position that offers more variety than traditional Financial Accountant positions.

If you are looking for a move from practice to industry or perhaps you have been working in the real estate sector and looking for a new challenge? Either way, this could be the perfect next step for your career.

Boasting some exciting and unusual developments that they own and manage they are looking for somebody to support their Financial Controller as they continue to grow. They role includes the following responsibilities:

  • Ownership of financial and management accounting for their property portfolio, including tax responsibilities
  • Involved in any potential Group acquisitions and disposals analysing any lease costs, taxation, financing and inter-company transactions
  • Budgeting and cash flow forecasting including variance analysis
  • Audit preparation of statutory accounts including consolidations and reconciliations
  • Taxation matters such as corporation tax, VAT and CIS
  • Assisting in the implementation of new internal financial management reports
  • Develop strong systems and financial controls, setting best practice across the business
  • Supporting the Board in reporting on any asset management and development projects

Given the nature of the business they are looking for an individual that is able to demonstrate a strong team ethic and willing to support team members, both more senior and junior to themselves. In addition to this trait, they would like someone with the following skills and experience:

  • Qualified accountant with 1-3 years PQE (ACCA or ACA)
  • Practice or real estate background
  • Ability to work cohesively with non-financial stakeholders such as asset managers and surveyors
  • Prior experience improving process and procedures within a finance function would be preferable but not essential

If this sounds like a role that interests you and you have the required skills and experience then please feel free to apply. Alternatively, if you would like to know more information about the opportunity then feel free to contact Joseph Morris at deverellsmith.

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