Project Accountant

Morson International
London (Greater)
17 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
My client a well-known professional services and investment firm which specialises in real estate, are currently recruiting for Project Accountant to assist them in this busy period.

As a Project Accountant you will be responsible for:

* Taking on the responsibility for financial management of historic balances as well as all property transitions across the portfolio.

* Ensuring that statutory and regulatory requirements, including those of HM Revenue & Customs and the Royal Institution of

* Chartered Surveyors are satisfied for the Company and its clients.

* Trial Balance Reporting, VAT Reporting and any other additional reports or requirements to clients, surveyors and solicitors where appropriate.

Role responsibilities;

* Be the main point of contact for the accounts team on all project work.

* Full knowledge and accountability of your portfolios including client accounting reports and monitoring completeness of the tasks performed by accounts administrator.

* Liaise with Surveyors on the portfolio, acting on and providing information in a timely manner.

* Work with the team to ensure clear backlogs of work.

* Understand the management in and out process of clients and properties.

* Liaise with service charge analysts to ensure all service charges in the portfolio are closed within the contractually agreed deadlines.

* Ensure both Company and legislative procedures and controls including ISAE3402 are adhered to.

Required skills;

* Preferable, recognised accountancy qualification (ACCA, ACA or CIMA) or substantial accounting and/or management operations experience.

* Strong Excel skills, to pivot table, VLookup level.

* Accounting experience from a property background (desirable)

* Working knowledge of MS Word, PowerPoint and Outlook required and knowledge of Client System (Yardi) would be advantageous.

* Good interpersonal and communication skills.

* Must be flexible and able to work under pressure, multi task and effectively prioritise.

* Organised, with attention to detail and able to work to tight deadlines.

Ideal candidate;

* You will be a good communicator with the ability to present and explain financial information to all levels of management with a high standard of written presentation skills.

* Good interpersonal skills

* Good analytic skills

* Ability to meet demanding deadlines

* Attention to detail

* Able to adapt style of communication depending on the audience and the nature of the information being communicated

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