Project Accountant; Global Real Estate Developer (Interim)

Recruiter
Carnegie Consulting
Location
London
Salary
£60,000 - £69,999
Posted
19 Oct 2020
Closes
17 Nov 2020
Ref
1739161695
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Headquartered in Mayfair, this company finance and manage major development projects around the World, with a focus on leading design techniques and sustainability. They are looking for an experienced Accountant to on an interim basis to take full responsibility of the accounts payable, general ledger, financial and management reporting function of various entities and projects.

This role will be remote / working from home.

Key duties and responsibilities:
  • Transaction processing including complete responsibility of a busy hands on Accounts Payable process, general ledger postings, purchase orders for designated entities and projects
  • Weekly bank reconciliations
  • Ownership of monthly bank drawdown process, including data entry, approval process, cost allocation and preparation of utilisation requests; Working within a fixed and tight timeframe to obtain funding and turnaround payments
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts for designated entities including preparation of underlying schedules and reconciliations
  • Preparation of VAT returns, seeking approval from tax team, responding to tax queries and submitting VAT return to HMRC
  • Preparation of CIS returns, seeking approval from tax team, responding to tax queries and submitting CIS return to HMRC
  • To deal with suppliers, bankers and the company's professional advisers as well as external accountants in order to ensure payments are made on time, correctly and accounts are up to date
  • Assist in the annual and interim audit process, including preparation of lead schedules, collating responses to queries, collating underlying documentation
  • Assist in preparation of annual budgets, periodic forecasts and cash flows; including populating various excel and power point templates
  • To undertake other such duties as appropriate to the level and nature of the role


Requirements:
  • Newly qualified or Finalist accountancy qualification, e.g. ACA / ACCA / CIMA
  • Must have experience of Oracle
  • Process driven, ability to highlight weak and inefficient processes and make improvements
  • Strong Excel skills, ability to present raw data in a meaningful format
  • Excellent communicator
  • Strong systems experience, preferably having worked in a busy accounts payable role previously