Property Accountant

  • Job Reference: 4684
  • Date Posted: 4 September 2020
  • Recruiter: Arlington Resource Management
  • Location: North West London
  • Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
  • Sector: Finance Manager, Company Accountant, Management Accountant
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Contact: Brett Lewis
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Job Description

Property Accountant - This dynamic, well established entrepreneurial business with a significant business portfolio including a Property Management / Investment company, is looking to recruit a qualified Accountant with property exposure to look after all the financial issues within the property business. Reporting to the Head of Finance and Head of Property, this is an excellent career development opportunity. Key duties will include: 

  • Preparing monthly management accounts with commentaries for the Property Management / Investment companies in the business  
  • Analysis P&L, legal and professional, repair and maintenance costs
  • Liaising with the auditors at year end, ensuring audit deliverables are completed timely
  • Support finance team with ad hoc queries and reporting
  • Continuously seeking to improve current processes and procedures
  • Responsible for the preparation of monthly P&L and Balance Sheet
  • Banking and posting payments to various tenants accounts
  • Generating BACS and Cheque payments to contractors and suppliers
  • Uploading payments and allocating them to contractors and suppliers accounts
  • Ensuring rent received are allocated to tenants’ accounts promptly and reporting daily on late/overdue rents
  • Daily rent receivable reconciliation highlighting late and overdue receivables
  • Updating and circulating daily tracker
  • Raising tenant demands, reconciling all agents ledger on a monthly basis
  • Intercompany reconciliations
  • Monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Posting payroll, accruals and prepayment journals.
  • Reconciling VAT control accounts monthly
  • Reconciling all control account monthly
  • Setting up new property and tenant information on Focus Property Management System [FPMS] and Navision
  • Ensuring FPMS reflects true and current position at all times
  • Dealing with all local authority queries
  • Dealing with all utility queries 

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Qualified Accountant with strong reporting skills and 3-4 years property exposure. There is a real possibility that the successful candidate can play a significant role in the group finance function in years to come  The company offers a great working environment and the opportunity to build a career within an interesting company