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Assistant Accountant

  • Location City of London
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH132394

Investigo are partnered with a global real estate investment company based in the city. This represents a unique opportunity to learn and develop at an organisation with over $1trillion of assets under management worldwide. They are looking to bring in a bright junior accountant to join there team.

Overview of the Role

  • Financial management of investment properties
  • Provide support to the respective Finance Managers and Asset Managers
  • Close interaction with regional offices globally and assisting with all reporting requirements
  • Hands on involvement with reporting, cash flow management and process improvement
  • Indirect management of third party service providers

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Annually:

  • Assistance with the preparation of year-end audit files
  • Rolling over and preparing statutory accounts for dormant entities

Quarterly:

  • Assisting with distribution calculations
  • Assisting in the Preparation of accounts and financial reports at board meetings
  • Preparation of VAT returns and tax analysis data
  • Assisting with CIS filing
  • Preparation of loan compliance covenants
  • Preparing data for MSCi and INREV filings

Monthly:

  • Preparing rental reconciliations, reviewing bank reconciliations, calculation of net asset value

Ongoing:

  • Compliance with filing and reporting legislation to ensure all deadlines for preparation of income tax, VAT, filing of accounts, etc. are met
  • Posting journals to accounting software.
  • Coding invoices to Basware.
  • Calculating and checking to make sure payments, amounts and records are correct.
  • Day to day accounting issues
  • Provide assistance to the Finance team

Technical Skills & Qualifications Required

  • Part-Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent) or top degree in STEM subjects
  • Property/Fund accounting experience or interest.
  • Good knowledge of Excel including a desire to develop those skills

Competencies Required

  • Team player - Close liaison with fund management and other areas of the finance and operations team, as well as external advisers
  • Excellent interpersonal skills - to deal with investors and external contacts
  • Good organisational skills and ability to work to, and sometime implement own processes
  • Communication & presentation - Clarity of presentation of information to boards and internal and external clients/investors as appropriate
  • Teamwork/Commercial - Support the other members of the team in their relationship with various onshore and offshore third party suppliers

Please apply with a copy of your latest CV to be considered for this position.