Corporate Property Accountant

Recruiter
Ernest Hathaway Associates Limited
Location
London (Central)
Salary
£40,000 - £49,999
Posted
08 Jan 2019
Closes
17 Jan 2019
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

JOB TITLE: Head of Accounts

REPORTING TO: Senior Executive Director in London

DURATION: Permanent

Our central London based client offers a range of services across residential Sales, Lettings, Property Management and Interior Design in both London and Asia.

They are rapidly expanding through acquisition and organic growth and have ambitious growth plans for the upcoming years. The Head of Finance will report directly to the Senior Executive Director will be required to manage the accounts team and will work on budgets, management accounts and all client account matters.

Key duties and responsibilities:

Corporate Accounting:

Managing a team of Client Accountants and an Accounts Assistant, this role involves recording & reporting monthly corporate transactions. Your duties include:

- Monthly/quarterly management reporting

- Allocation of Corporate overheads and revenues to relevant cost centres

- Preparation of annual, consolidated statutory financial statements under new UK GAAP

- Maintaining the Fixed Assets Register,

- Recording Accruals & Prepayments

- Ensuring payroll and VAT are accounted for correctly

- Calculating and recording Corporation Tax provisions

Client Accounting

You will need to ensure the Client Accounting team are operating efficiently and effectively. This includes:

- Ensuring management fees are correctly calculated and deducted from landlord rents

- Timely payments to landlords

- Ensure sufficient funds are available in landlord accounts before any maintenance works are carried out

- Tenancy deposits are accounted for and booked correctly

Person Specification

- You must be ACCA/CIMA qualified (or equivalent)

- At least one year's experience of working as a management/financial accountant, preferably in the property or estate agency sector

- Knowledge of Sage and Qube desirable although not essential

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