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Capital Accountant - Property (Capital Accounting

Capital Accountant - Property (Capital Accounting
Job RolesOther Accountancy
SectorIndustry & Commerce - Property
Salary30,000 to 35,000 per annum - Study Support
LocationsLondon - London - Central
Job TypePermanent
Job Description

Our business

We are a specialist real estate business with an actively managed portfolio of high-quality assets in great locations.

By combining scale and expertise in our chosen sectors with a customer-focussed approach we deliver strong returns for the nation's finances.

We create brilliant places through conscious commercialism. This means we take a long-term view and consider what we do from every perspective.

Our team

Our finance team our pivotal and influential partners to the business, providing a breadth of financial stewardship and analysis along with operational and strategic finance support to a broad portfolio of commercial teams.

Key Tasks

Capital accounting

  • Responsible for all aspects of accounting for acquisitions and disposals of property across all portfolios within the business, which will involve:

  • Gaining an understanding of and monitoring all completions to ensure complete and accurate reporting and accounting for acquisitions and disposals.

  • Liaison with managing agents, lawyers and internal business partners to obtain information, ensure processes are properly completed and documentation supplied agrees to the accounting records.

  • Partnering with the Tax Manager to ensure correct treatment of VAT on acquistions and disposals.

  • Supporting the ongoing review of existing processes and working with stakeholders to support changes and improvements.

Capital reporting

  • Preparing capital balance and movement reports for the Finance and Investment Strategy teams.

  • Reconciliation of capital movement reports to underlying financial records.

  • Preparation and monitoring of capital expenditure reports.

  • Prepare reports to review proper governance over capital has been adhered to.

Financial accounting

  • Completing various balance sheet and capital reconciliations to ensure all capital balances, including additions and disposals are properly accounted for and reported. Maintaining an audit trail for each capital transaction.

  • Assist with month and year-end reporting, for all aspects of capital balances, particularly investment property, acquisitions, disposals, revaluation and lease premia.

  • Preparing schedules for the auditors and responding to audit queries in relation to capital items.

Candidate Requirements

  • Part qualified accountant with property experience desirable.

  • Personable, positive, dynamic, excellent communicator and team player

  • Ability to build effective partnerships with financial and non-financial colleagues, with presence and confidence

  • High attention to detail, with consideration for the wider business implications

  • Ability to work flexibly and collaboratively to meet deadlines

  • Adaptable and willing to support change

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent numerical and IT skills, including Excel.

  • Experience of using Agresso financial system is desirable

Date Posted31/01/18 12:39
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