Financial Accountant

Nuveen Global
London, UK
12 Sep 2019
19 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Key responsibilities will include:

Financial Control
• Ensure financial control is applied for all assigned entities, likely including entities in UK, Spain, Sweden, Luxembourg and France;
• Maintain complete and accurate balance sheet reconciliations for all legal entities;
• Develop procedures and policies that support the accurate and efficient production of financial results;
• Ensure accuracy of data within the general ledger;
• Review of general ledger and preparation of non-automated journals;
• Deliver month-end close to an agreed timescale;
• Prepare quarterly reports for regulated companies for presentation to the Board; and
• Ensure all periodic tax filings are prepared and filed in line with required timelines, including liaising with external tax advisors.

• Provide variance analysis commentary for inclusion in a monthly financial analysis pack for Nuveen Real Estate Group results, including detailed commentary of specific revenue and cost types.
• Preparation of quarterly regional reports for Head of Europe and Head of APAC, including country-by-country breakdown, analysis of results versus plan and quarterly meetings with each Head of region to discuss results.

Statutory Reporting
• Prepare annual statutory accounts for a number of entities across varying jurisdictions;
• Manage the year-end audit process for assigned entities ensuring all statutory and regulatory deadlines are met;
• Deliver audit packs to agreed timescales;
• Liaise with the Directors, external audit team and external tax advisor for assigned entities; and
• Ensure all year-end statutory accounts are filed within the required deadlines.

Technical Skills Required & Desirable Experience
• Qualified accountant with 2-3 years post-qualification practical experience;
• Practical experience gained within asset management preferred;
• Real Estate experience an advantage but not essential;
• Experience in using Coda would be helpful, but not essential;
• French language skills would be an advantage; and
• Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.

Competencies Required
• Strong communication skills;
• Proactive, enthusiastic and self-motivated;
• Attention to detail and well organised;
• Act in line with Nuveen Real Estate's Company Values.

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