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Senior Group Accountant

Ref: JN -112019-68918
GBP75000 - GBP80000 per annum + Bonus
UK, London
Accounting, Corporate Accounting
14th November 2019
Job Type

Cobalt are working with our client a FTSE listed real estate investment trust to find a Senior Group Accountant to join their Group Reporting team. This company have a large pan European real estate portfolio which backs their long-term sustainable income returns.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Full responsibility for preparation and completion of quarterly Group consolidation in line with robust timetable
  • Ownership, completion and delivery of all Finance inputs to quarterly Group Board packs, including continued improvements
  • Quarterly review and update to chart of accounts
  • Manage the preparation and production of high-quality Group IFRS financial statements at Year-end and Interim
  • Lead the annual audit and interim review process auditors
  • Prepare high quality and thorough accounting papers for all major transactions and technical accounting issues (incl. impact of new IFRS)
  • Lead statutory reporting process for the UK subsidiaries in the Group
  • Manage relationship with external accountants, providing services to the Group
  • Work with service providers to improve/streamline deliverables
  • Assist Financial Controller with annual risk register review
  • Annual review of Group intercompany position, making recommendations as appropriate

Qualifications/ Experience

  • ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified
  • Exposure to real estate investment companies
  • Technical accounting knowledge (IFRS, UK GAAP/FRS 101)
  • Experience preparing and consolidating financial and management accounts
  • Experience in KPI analysis and commentary of performance against budget/forecast

If you are a team player who deals effectively with colleagues & outsourced providers and have a desire to gain experience with a market leading real estate company, please apply with an up to date CV.

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