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Assistant Accountant

Ref: JN -012020-69720
GBP25000 - GBP33000 per annum
UK, London
Accounting, Accounts Assistant
31st January 2020
Job Type

This is a fixed term contract for initially 9 months with a Real Estate business located in London.

Key Accountabilities:


  • Assist with the management and co-ordination of approved expenditure budgets between Real Assets and the panel of managing agents
  • Assist with the control and management of the application, including purchases, sales, and developments and liaison with Solicitors and Asset Managers
  • Completion and Submission of Options to Tax to HMRC in respect of VAT status of property purchases
  • Completion of Overnight Cash investments request in liaison with Fund Accounting
  • Liaison with and co-ordination of internal parties (e.g. Asset Managers, Legal, Business Development)
  • Liaison with and co-ordination of 3rd Parties (e.g. CIS, HMRC, Creditor Set-ups)
  • Assist with financial side of Property transactional activity
  • Adhere to established standards and procedures and communicate these clearly to external parties.
  • Assist with monitoring and preparation of weekly BACS payment run

Profile of Ideal Candidate:

  • Working towards AAT/ACCA/CIMA or Equivalent
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to organise outsourced processes and identify and deal with issues as they arise
  • Positive, enthusiastic approach
  • Good time management and prioritisation of tasks with a methodical approach to ensuring a range of tasks are completed daily.
  • Keen eye for detail and a diligent approach to all tasks.
  • Conscientious approach to completion of all tasks.
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