Financial Accountant

Posted 24 January 2023
Salary £55000 - £60000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Accounting & Finance
Contact NameSherine Rose

Job description

KennedyPearce are hiring a Financial Accountant for a permanent role based in London. This role will be hybrid working (3days in the office). You will manage a team of 2 accountant and will oversee preparation and presentation of annual budgets and quarterly forecasts. This company is a global property development company.

The successor:

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Experience working with operational stakeholders
  • SAP knowledge
  • Real Estate/ Property background

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

Budgeting and Financial Management

  • Lead monthly departmental operational review meetings with budget holders, in order to prepare a full year forecast and track on going progress against budgets, including the identification of risks & opportunities.
  • Lead annual budget and quarterly forecast meetings with budget holders.

Accounting & Reporting

  • Responsibility for preparation and analysis of centre-related profit and loss, financial and operational performance reports, and commentary for key variances to budget and forecast.
  • Delivery of accounting and month end procedures, including monthly YTD operating expenditure and service charge expenditure accruals with a comparison to YTD budget.

Centre Management Activities

  • Management of landlord business rates exposure and lead proactive pre-emption of mitigation opportunities including ongoing liaison with the local council.

Service Charge

  • Preparation of the annual Service Charge Budget and Retailer Packs.
  • Assist with annual service charge audit process.
  • Assist in resolving queries from tenants regarding service charges and related matters as required.

Other Deliverables

  • Preparation of VAT returns, CIS returns, and balance sheet reconciliations;
  • Support the Operations Finance Manager with Joint Venture reporting as required;
  • Assist internal and external auditors to resolve issues and/or provide information as required;