Assistant Accountant

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Bethany Singer

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

My Client, a prestigious Real Estate Investment Management firm, investing through equity and debt strategies for more than 20 years, are looking to hire a Part Qualified Investment Accountant.

Part Qualified Investment Accountant

As an Investment Accountant you will be responsible for:

  • Responsible for assistance and management of the quarterly reviews of management accounts
  • Assisting with the review of the year-end financial statements for Luxembourg SPVs which are prepared under Luxembourg GAAP as well as UK SPV's prepared under UK GAAP;
  • Liaising and assisting with relevant parties in respect of financial queries;
  • Ensuring management accounts are reviewed in timely manner to meet internal and external deadlines (audits, banks, company secretarial deadlines, tax & VAT administrations, JVP, etc.)
  • Assistance with preparing Corporation and Non-resident Landlord tax computations;
  • Liaising with tax advisors with regards to queries on the tax computations;
  • Ensuring tax returns are filed and payments are made in a timely manner to meet HMRC deadlines, including calling and liaising with HMRC where required.
  • Periodic forecasting of tax liability for Quarterly Instalment Payments for UK Corporation tax payers;
  • Overseeing the filing of the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) returns, where relevant; and Reviewing periodic UK VAT returns.
  • Monitoring bank accounts for individual property projects;
  • Making sure Invoice schedule are prepared in time and approve payments processed;
  • Liaising with banks to assist with payments, and other ad hoc duties
  • Assisting in preparing accounting statement of investment valuation based on third party appraisal and accounting information resulting from draft financial statements;
  • Assisting the Asset Managers upon request in preparing and monitoring the cash-flows and budgets.

As an Investment Accountant you will need:

  • Part-qualified ACCA or CIMA accountant, with a good level of accounting and tax knowledge.
  • 1-2 years of experience in a financial reporting or management accounting role.
  • Strong Excel skills essential
  • Think creatively to identify opportunities to strengthen existing systems and controls
  • Organised with good communications skills and the ability to prioritise tasks and manage conflicting deadlines;
  • Proactive, with a desire to develop their knowledge in real estate and private equity and a willingness to develop and learn

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