Property Accountant

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Celia Matkins

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

The client is a privately held property investment company based in Mayfair, London.

With a small core team, they take an entrepreneurial approach and have a quick and clear decision-making process which enables them to maximise returns from niche market sectors.

As the business continues to grow the need for a Property Accountant has arisen to ensure the finance function keeps pace.


  • Preparation of internal management reports - monthly/quarterly management accounts across the two entities.
  • Posting and overseeing of the month-end and quarter-end journals.
  • Liaising with Development Managers to provide accurate tracking and recording of project costing for monthly review and cash flowing purposes.
  • Ensuring completeness and validity of lease data held in the property management software.
  • Review quarterly VAT returns across the Group, ensuring compliance with latest HMRC regulations.
  • Preparation and submission of the monthly Construction Industry Scheme returns.
  • Working alongside the Finance Assistant to provide oversight and reviewal of the internal Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions at regular intervals.
  • Review of bank reconciliations.
  • Working alongside the Head of Finance in preparing year-end working papers and statutory accounts across the Group ready for audit.
  • Assistance in Group Treasury functions.
  • Other financial reporting required in relation to property tenancies.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Excellent skills using Excel and industry-wide software; including Sage
  • Demonstrate analytical capabilities
  • An understanding of the property sector and/or property management systems
  • Highly motivated; and the ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong attention to detail with good writing skills

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