Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Nuveen Global
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Sep 2019
Closes
19 Sep 2019
Ref
1241975831
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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.

Reporting
• 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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