Financial Accountant - Real Estate (FTSE 250)

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Salary:

    £50,000 - £55,000 per year

  • Contact:

    Steve Maynard

  • Contact email:

    steve.maynard@altumconsulting.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    0203 800 1422

  • Job ref:

    SMFA01

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-12-10

Altum Consulting are pleased to be partnering exclusively with one of the UK's largest listed real estate businesses in their search for a Financial Accountant. This newly created role is essential in ensuring the accuracy and integrity of the financial results of both the Central business unit and the wider division.

The role reports into the Deputy Financial Controller and will work closely with other members of the Central Finance team and the Finance, Treasury and other teams around the Group.

Main Responsibilities,

  • Supporting the Finance Manager in the preparation of the consolidated results.

  • Preparation of consolidation data for load and ensuring data integrity.

  • Reconciliation and elimination of inter-company positions.

  • In conjunction with the FP&A team, assist with building a suite of financial reports to provide insight and analysis over performance reporting.

  • Preparation of information for corporation tax and VAT purposes.

  • Preparation of information for year-end purposes, and liaison with internal and external auditors.

  • Assist with the preparation of the statutory accounts.

  • Assist with drafting accounting papers.

  • Identification and implementation of process and system improvements.

  • Ad-hoc projects and analysis as required.

Required Experience & Skills

  • Full accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)

  • 1-2 PQE experience within a similar

  • Experience of working within a large organisation

  • Strong working knowledge of IFRS accounting standard

  • Ability to manage intercompany relationships

  • Experience managing a month-end process

  • Previous experience liaising with external auditors

  • Real Estate background not essential but preferred