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Financial Accountant

Ref: JN -112019-68974
GBP55000 - GBP65000 per annum
UK, London
Accounting, Financial Control
18th November 2019
Job Type

Cobalt are working a unique opportunity to join one real estate's most prominent start- up investment and development businesses investing in the UK. The role will come alongside the CFO as number two and a strong financial team. Which will help form the future of the business.

You will be joining an entrepreneurial and social company with a depth of experience in real estate investment, management and finance.


  • Group financial accounting and financial reporting - reporting to the CFO
  • Help to shape the controls and processes of the finance function
  • Liaising with Managing Agent & review of property level information
  • Overall responsibility for the general ledger of the wider structure
  • Maintenance and control of a number of property hold structures including, quarterly and statutory annual accounts
  • Assist with group level monthly and quarterly reporting to Investors
  • Preparation and submission of VAT returns for Propcos and Assistance with the group VAT return
  • Liaise with auditors and external tax advisors
  • Assist with bank debt covenant reporting
  • Understanding of internal Excel underwriting model to help create a link between the model and Investor reporting output
  • To help build out the team and take responsibility for shaping the finance function as the portfolio grows

Qualifications/ experience:

  • ACA or ACCA or CIMA qualified or nearly qualified
  • Experience in property, private equity, investment management accounting
  • Experience preparing VAT and CIS returns
  • Ability to prepare statutory accounts

If you are ambitious and want to be part of the development of this leading real estate, start-up, investment business, then upload an up to date CV.

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