Senior Accountant

Robertson Bell Ltd
12 Feb 2017
12 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Robertson Bell Finance are pleased to be working with a leading, central London based Residential Property Developer with a turnover of several hundred million and one of the largest developers in the UK. Due to growth they have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Accountant to join the property finance team.

The Senior Accountant will provide a robust financial and management accounting service for all property and JV activities, it is very much a business facing finance. Main duties will include;

*Responsible for the provision of all management accounts, budgets and forecasts relating to the development accounting function.
*Build rapport and challenge a range of senior staff and assist in strategic decision making
*Develop, implement and monitor control systems, policies and procedures to ensure development accounting services and records are robust and secure, including joint reporting systems with the commercial team.
*Ensure that the accounting for all scheme developments accurately reflect the financial position of the development, whilst ensuring the commercial development team are informed.
*Carry out regular impairment reviews of fixed and current assets, reporting to board where any adjustments are identified.
*Take responsibility for the annual production of income and expenditure, liaising with external auditors.

In short, this role covers elements of both financial and management accounting plus the exposure to senior non finance staff where you will be communicating financial information to non-financial people.
You will be a fully qualified accountant (finalists will be considered) and have strong interpersonal and negotiation skills, with the ability to build rapports in a warm and engaging, approachable but challenging manner.

This is a genuine CV enhancing opportunity, with a growing Group that promotes internal progression. Candidates from all sectors are highly welcomed to apply, although those with either; Property, housebuilding or construction sector experience will be advantageous. If you are an ACA from practice looking to make the step out, please apply.