Internal Accountant

Job Title: Internal Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 06/07/2018
Reference: 13935000/001_1531156629
Contact Name: John McDonald
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 09, 2018 18:17

Job Description

Internal accountant for a small group of property development companies. The role reports to the managing director.

Client Details

An SME property Development business.


Duties include the following:

  • Bookkeeping on Sage for the group to include:

  • Maintenance of sales/purchase ledger

  • Raising sales invoices

  • Weekly payment runs

  • Bank reconciliations

  • Preparation and submission of quarterly VAT returns

  • CIS returns

  • Reconciliation of intercompany accounts

  • Monitoring of various ledgers

  • Monthly accounting journals

  • Produce monthly reporting packs including:

  • Management accounts

  • Project cost/profitability analysis

  • Variance analysis

  • Consolidated management accounts

  • Monitoring and maintenance of drawdown notices

  • Work closely with project managers to reconcile monthly project cost reports with accounts

  • Produce and present monthly accounts reports to management

  • Communication with external parties including the bank, suppliers and lenders.

  • Liaise with payroll and pension providers to process monthly payroll

  • Liaising with external accountants to assist with preparing the year end accounts and corporation tax return.

  • Ad hoc tasks


  • Excellent communication skills - written and verbal

  • Structured and organised working process

  • Trustworthy and reliable

  • Takes initiative and good judgement

  • Commercial awareness

  • Attention to detail

  • ACCA/ACA/CIMA or equivalent

  • PQE at least 1 year ideally in property development

  • Minimum of 5 grade A* - C in GCSE's (or equivalent) including maths and English

Job Offer

Salary of £45,000 to £50,000