Senior Accountant

LinkPoint Resources Limited
Covent Garden
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We specialise in the recruitment of high quality candidates in the Accountancy sector. We have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Accountant to Join highly successful Property and Real Estate organisation based in a Fitzrovia, West End of London.

Senior Accountant’s Core Duties

  • Lead the monthly management accounting cycle and quarterly forecast process
  • Supervise a 7-person accounting team (4 Accounts Payable and 3 Credit Controllers) to build and improve the short and long-term performance
  • Preparation, analysis, and communication of monthly management accounts including P&L, Balance Sheet, and Statement of Cash Flows for multiple companies
  • Coordinate the submission of annual statutory accounts and being first point of contact for external accountants
  • Assist in reporting for property management including historical rents versus targets, setting room rates targets, managing rent forecast, reporting occupancy rates, and overseeing collection of overdue rents
  • Coordinate with sales and lettings teams to improve the results of the business such as maximising gross margin
  • Management of Chart of Accounts Ledger including legend and descriptions of accounts
  • Oversee treasury function led by assistant accountant including management of bank account information, audit of bank cards, direct debit list, new account openings, etc.
  • Oversee credit control and purchase ledger function led by assistant accountant including timely payment of suppliers and ensuring valid invoices are received
  • Prepare reports for submission of monthly VAT returns led by assistant accountant and filed through our external accountants, with implementation of quarterly reconciliations
  • Senior Accountant’s Skills required

  • Bachelor’s Degree (First Class or 2:1 hons)
  • Must hold a professional qualification (CIMA, ACCA or ACA)
  • Extensive knowledge of accepted Financial and Management Accounting practices
  • Expert level knowledge of Excel and intermediate level in other Microsoft Office applications
  • Knowledge of Xero and/or Sage or demonstrated ability to adapt to technology platforms
  • 2-3 years’ experience as an accountant performing management accounts responsibilities
  • Experience or exposure to the real estate development and/or property management industry would be a clear distinction
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