Job Title: Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Reference: JN -012021-1995669_1610048985
Contact Name: James Fowler
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 07, 2021 19:49

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for an Accountant to join a rapidly growing, PE-backed property firm based in central London.

Client Details

My client is a new PE-backed property owner/manager/developer/investor firm based in central London.


Reporting directly to the Financial Controller, the Accountant will be for the following:

  • Maintaining multicurrency bank reconciliations and payments
  • Review and recommendation of invoices (in line with service agreements) for payment approvals
  • Responsible for accounts receivable functions of the business
  • Maintaining an accurate and up to date financial system (Xero)
  • Liaising with external payroll provider to process monthly payroll
  • Responsible for the expense claim system
  • Preparation of quarterly VAT returns
  • Intercompany accounting and reconciliations
  • Preparation of cash flow forecasts
  • Assisting with preparation and review of quarterly/annual fund financials
  • Liaising with the outsourced fund administrators
  • Assisting with statutory financial reporting
  • Other ad-hoc duties as required


The successful Accountant will have the following:

  • Finance degree
  • Accounting professional qualification
  • Experience within the real estate and property/real estate funds/construction sector
  • Advanced level Excel
  • Yardi and Xero systems experience desirable
  • Confident with strong communication, able to multitask and excellent team player
  • Notice period of less than 1 month

Job Offer

Basic salary of between £45,000 to £50,000 + bonus & benefits.