Financial Accountant - Property Development - 12 month contract

Job Title: Financial Accountant - Property Development - 12 month contract
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £52000 - £56000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: U19H996_1552498758
Contact Name: Dominic Davies
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 13, 2019 17:39

Job Description

Financial Accountant - Property Development - 12 MONTH CONTRACT. Our Client is a European market-leading, property development company with firms in several countries including the UK. They have expanded rapidly and are known for their exceptionally high standards and quality of service. They have been established for over 20 years and are now looking to take on a Financial Accountant to join their prestigious accounting team on a 12 month contract.

Reporting to the UK Head of Accounting, the role will require the successful candidate to fulfil the following duties:

  • Producing management accounts including; reconciliation, prepayments, accruals etc.
  • Preparing statutory accounts.
  • Ensuring compliance with statutory reporting of individual entities with local accounting (UK GAAP / IFRS)and tax regulations.
  • Monthly and quarterly preparing and submitting VAT returns for all SPVs and UK entities
  • Preparing and submitting CIS returns for all SPVs and UK entities.
  • Managing monthly cash flow forecasts.
  • Participating at monthly, quarterly and year end closings to ensure timely UK statutory and IFRS reporting.
  • Managing monthly and quarterly billing.
  • Managing and providing information to external auditors.
  • Maintaining aged creditors and debtors
  • Regularly reviewing of ledger accounts to ensure correct postings and up to date vendor and customer accounts.
  • Overviewing weekly payment runs and ensuring timely payments to suppliers.

The Person MUST be CIMA, ACA or ACCA qualified with at least 3-5 years post-qualification experience of preparing financial and management accounts. It is essential that the successful person has worked for another property development or construction company. The person must have knowledge of the relevant statutory regulations (IFRS/UK GAAP) and some understanding of UK tax. The incumbent will be able to work quickly, effectively with the ability to prioritise and consistently meet deadlines set. The Candidate will be highly motivated, a team player and be able to work proactively with minimum guidance.

This is a great opportunity for any aspiring accountant. Working for one of the largest property development companies in Europe will add great value to your career and they are offering a chance to grow within the company.

Please only apply if you are available to start immediately or at very short notice.

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