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Management Accountant - Property

  • Location London
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH115826

Investigo is proud to be the exclusive partner to a leading British business on their search for a specialist Property Management Accountant to take ownership over the property portfolio finances.

This role will involved taking full ownership and being actively involved in the following areas of the business:

  • Prepare and post period end journal entries ensuring accurate recording of all property costs in a timely manner.
  • Complete robust balance sheet reconciliations to agreed deadlines with all reconciling items investigated and resolved promptly.
  • Investigate and prepare narrative explaining variances to budget and prior year for property costs.
  • Ensure all new leases are accounted for correctly by verifying Property team data back to lease documentation.
  • Supporting the Finance Manager: Retail with the preparation of reporting to communicate performance to the management team.
  • You'll be the subject matter expert on all property costs and be able to answer queries from teams around the business.
  • Work closely with our accounts payable team to ensure accurate property payments are made in line with lease terms.
  • Development and mature stakeholder relationships across the Property team to ensure accurate recording of all costs.
  • Support the budgeting and forecast process, liaising closely with the Commercial Finance team.
  • Collation of commercials on existing leases to support the property team with decision making on lease break clauses and renewals.
  • Significant involvement in the year-end process, preparation of deliverables for the audit and key contact for the auditors during the audit process.
  • Support the development of a robust control environment by continuously identifying opportunities to improve financial systems and processes and by implementing these changes.
  • Oversee invoicing for capital contributions and the debt collection of amounts owed.
  • Reporting of turnover rents to landlords.

Must have experience:

  • Experience within property is essential - ideally a retail portfolio. Will consider a multisite commercial portfolio
  • Solid experience with month end accounting for properties including services charges and leasing
  • Intermediate Excel skills - VLOOKUPS and pivottables - experience working with large datasets will also be beneficial
  • Comfortable working with non-finance departments incuding property and operational departments
  • Enjoy being the subject matter expert and "go-to" expert in your space
  • ACCA/CIMA studier/finalist

For more information, please contact Cheryl Aust at Investigo