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EMEA Financial Accountant

Eastdil Secured
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
£60,000 - £70,000 (DOE)
Closing date
11 Jul 2024

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Banking, finance and investment
Salary band
£60,000 - £70,000
Contract type
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Eastdil Secured is the largest independent commercial real estate investment bank in the world, by volume, with nearly $3 trillion in completed transactions over the past 15 years. We uniquely combine commercial real estate and capital markets expertise to provide clients with advisory services and investment strategies for all major markets, transaction types, and asset classes. As a privately held firm with significant employee investment, we thrive on our intelligence-driven team, state-of-the-art technology, and collaboration across 21 offices and 3 continents. Our collective experience, expertise, and resources provide us with the ability to successfully execute the world’s most impactful transactions in the capital markets.

Eastdil Secured is seeking a financial accountant to join their London office to replace the existing financial accountant and to continue to support the Company’s expansion internationally. This individual will work closely with and report to the financial controller in the UK to oversee and manage the company’s growing international finance and reporting requirements. The role will suit a motivated qualified accountant looking for a broad, in-house accounting role.


  • Responsibility for supporting the financial controller with all accounting matters in EMEA and APAC. This includes preparation of management accounts, corporate accounts, invoicing, accounts payable, expense reporting, regulatory returns, VAT returns, tax returns, etc.
  • Experience of preparing and reviewing VAT returns in various international locations, including working knowledge of partial exemption VAT calculations.
  • Prepare UK and international statutory accounts, including small group consolidated accounts in Ireland.
  • Manage the accounts receivable process, including drafting client invoices, monitoring and managing the payment of invoices, coordinating efforts with the US accounting team, and ensuring accurate revenue reporting is in line with the Company’s policies.
  • Ensure intercompany balances are reviewed and cleared on a regular basis.
  • Ensure payments and related journal entries are completed and communicated properly.
  • Work with third party service providers who handle accounting operations in various countries.
  • Provide information and draft reporting as necessary for local and U.S. audit and tax firms.
  • Maintain accurate records and help prepare internal and statutory reports where necessary.


  • Chartered accountant (ICAEW or ICAS).
  • Undergraduate degree.
  • Proficient in IFRS and UK GAAP and experience in US GAAP.
  • Ability to work independently, with entrepreneurial mindset essential.
  • In-house experience will be of interest though not essential.
  • Experience of working in international accounting and foreign currencies desirable.
  • Experience using NetSuite, Microsoft Office and Excel.
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
  • Client service mindset and excellent interpersonal skills.


Trusted Advisor in the Real Estate Capital Markets
Eastdil Secured is the original real estate investment bank that uniquely combines commercial real estate and capital markets expertise. As a privately held firm with significant employee investment, Eastdil Secured provides truly independent advice from a global perspective with the mission to create value for our clients through creative, and actionable ideas.

Company info
020 7074 4950
One Berkeley Street, London W1J 8DJ
London Area, United Kingdom
City of London
United Kingdom

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