Our client, an international Real Estate business, are looking for a Corporate Accountant to join their central London based Student Accommodation arm. The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of the accounting and reporting in respect of multiple corporate entities.
Key Responsibilities: *Prepare and maintain the monthly and year end reporting packs for group wide corporate costs, including variance analysis and commentary. *Prepare and analyse the annual corporate budget and quarterly forecasts *Undertake the recharge of staff costs and central costs to properties on a timely basis, and in line with transfer pricing requirements. *Establish and maintain the integrity of the General Ledger. *Preparation and submission of the quarterly vat return for all VAT group related entities. Work with the Tax accountant and advisors to help minimise VAT under-recovery where possible. *Maintain and develop a robust control environment whilst minimising costs *Manage year-end audit and liaise with auditors as necessary. *Assist with project work as required. *Identify areas for improvement and offer suggestions to improve efficiency and productivity.
The successful candidate will be a Qualified Accountant (ACCA/CIMA/ACA) with blue chip experience, have sound knowledge of VAT and Company Structures/ SPVs, as well as working knowledge of GAAP and audit.