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Property Accountant

Property Accountant

  • Location

    Greater London, England

  • Sector:

    Part-qualified & Transactional Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £30000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Daniel Block

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:

    23 May 00:00

  • Startdate:


A family owned property company based in Central London are currently recruiting an experienced property accountant to join their dynamic team due to the companies expansion. The role is a great opportunity for someone who is keen to progress with their career within a fast paced environment.

Duties will include but not be limited to:

·Heading up the Accounts Payable (AP) team and being responsible for:
ØTraining, motivating, overseeing and managing junior members of the team
·Reviewing all current AP processes and controls
ØImplementing improvements where necessary
ØDocumenting all processes and controls
ØEducating the business on these processes and controls
ØEnsuring the processes and controls are adhered to
·Overseeing and dealing with all day-to-day AP transactions and matters
·Maintaining courteous and efficient communication with suppliers
·Ensuring all supplier invoices and payments, both electronically and manually, thereof are dealt with accurately and in a timely manner to avoid errors, duplications and late payments
·Dealing with and being responsible for credit card payment, direct debits and staff expenses
·Taking responsibility for all invoices and payments for construction/development which includes monitoring actual spend to budgets
·Being responsible for ensuring all backlog and prior issues resolved and dealt with
·Designing and preparing periodic AP reports including aged creditors listing, expense analysis etc
·Assisting the Finance Director and Finance Manager with additional tasks in the finance department:
Øbank recs,
ØVAT reporting,
Øsupplier account reconciliations
ØCIS reporting
ØIntercompany reconciliations and postings
ØAccounting for Capital transactions: acquisitions, disposals, refinancing
·Any other adhoc tasks

Person Specification

§Property accountant with very good AP experience
§Very good accounting understanding (general ledger posting)
§Proficient with Qube, Excel
§Good communication skills both verbally and written
§Hard working, diligent, accurate, motivated, good at multi-tasking and prioritising, thrives on working in a fast dynamic, challenging and multi-company environment