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Property Accountant

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £220.00 - £260.00 per day
  • Job type: Temporary / Contract
  • Ref: MEG16882055
  • Recruiter: Mellani Georgiou
This vacancy has now expired.

This role sits within a friendly and collegiate team where you would be supported to carry out the role effectively. You will need to be a qualified accountant (ACCA or equivalent) or have at least 5 years experience in a similar role with a property background.

The successful candidate will be detail oriented and have the ability to work independently. You will also be able to demonstrate strong communication and computer skills.

This is a high priority role and for that reason, we cannot accept applications from candidates that are on more than two weeks notice.

Tasks include but are not limited to:

On a Daily/Weekly basis:

  • Support Property Management where appropriate.
  • Post cash receipts into Accounting System (MRI).
  • Maintain daily cash reports.
  • Process accounts payable.
  • Review cash requirements.
  • Assist Controller in projects as assigned.

On a Monthly basis:

  • Prepare bank reconciliations.
  • Prepare VAT Returns
  • Enter journal entries into MRI.
  • Verify monthly accruals prepared by Property Management.
  • Assist with preparation of Monthly Reports.
  • Analyze and track tenant arrearages, assisting with collection process.
  • Track Hard Costs and Change Orders on construction projects.

On a Quarterly basis:

  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly work paper package using financial template and standard work paper format.
  • Maintain and reconcile MRI reports.
  • Maintain Stacking Plan and Rent Roll in MRI. Compare rent roll to tenant's billing.
  • Assist in re-forecasting process:
  • Work with Property Management to reforecast budget & evaluate budget changes
  • Assist with Variance analyses

On an Annual basis:

  • Work with Property Management to prepare annual budget.
  • Assist in the preparation of year-end work paper package using standard work papers and template.
  • Record any year-end adjustments and reconcile MRI to final financial statements.
  • Prepare escalations after year-end for retroactive charges or credits (service Charge True up)
  • Assist Controller in preparing Annual Financial and Tax Audits or Reviews.
  • Assist in preparation of Cash Flow Projections

Please note, only candidates who fulfill the essential criteria will be contacted to progress to the next stage of the process.

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