Senior Accountant

  • Location

    Hammersmith, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £60000 - £65000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Celia Matkins

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

ROLE: Senior Accountant


SALARY: £60000 - £65000

TYPE: Permanent

INDUSTRY: Real Estate

Our client is a leading real estate development, investment and capital management company with offices around the world. Its strategic focus is to invest in markets and real estate sectors with good growth potential. By combining its key strengths, the group has established a track record of award-winning projects, and delivers consistent and high returns across real estate asset classes.

The successful candidate will be 2 - 5 years post qualified with commercial real estate experience.


  • Calculation of accruals & prepayments of income, costs and inter-company, using IFRS principles. Prepare and post journals
  • Prepare monthly Management Accounts reconciled to TB
  • Monthly variance analysis (by comparing to budget/forecast) and exception reporting
  • Monthly & quarterly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Action any queries post month-end; i.e AP mis-posting etc.
  • Assist with the SOX and year-end audit by providing all relevant information to the auditors
  • Update & maintain fixed assets, post & reconcile fixed asset register
  • Monthly analysis of aged debtor & creditor reports for monthly reporting
  • Journals and reconcile net wage and PAYE control accounts
  • Preparation, submission and payment of VAT return (quarterly)


  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified accountant with 2 - 5 years post qualified experience
  • Educated to degree level with strong academics
  • Commercial real estate experience - essential
  • Good knowledge of local accounting standards and IFRS
  • An analytical approach to work performed
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Effective organisational and time management skills
  • Happy to take responsibility and ownership for tasks set
  • Open to different approaches to find the best solution
  • High attention to detail with a strong desire to learn

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