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Chief Accountant

Salary Competitive
Type Permanent
Location London
Sectors Finance & Accountancy
UK & Regional
Job Reference T81/HEB/30509
Contact Harry Brookmyre
Date posted 18-12-2018

Our client, a globally renowned family office, is looking for a Chief Accountant to oversee their Real Estate Funds based in London. The successful candidate will report directly to the VP of Finance and play a crucial role in success of the business.

Key Responsibilities:
• Performs analytical review on the periodical financials received from our real estate subsidiaries.
• Prepare and review the consolidation and accounting for subsidiaries and joint ventures on a quarterly basis and annually.
• Maintain the accounting records ensuring transactions are properly reflected in the books
• Prepare and review daily key management reports
• Assist with the coordination of the audits of various subsidiaries by independent accountants.
• Monitor and evaluate financial information systems and suggesting improvements were needed
• Review periodic budget performance reports and ensures that performance is according to plan.

Skills & Experience:
• Accounting degree
• Chartered Accountant, Chartered Public Accountant or MBA certifications an advantage
• Strong knowledge of IFRS
• Strong knowledge of Consolidations, equity accounting and joint venture accounting
• Strong knowledge of Financial Instruments, derivatives and foreign currency translations
• Strong knowledge of general ledger systems (experience with Microsoft Navision a plus)
• Proficient Microsoft Excel skills (especially use of pivot tables)
• Knowledge of tax regulations and filling requirements
• 7-10 years of relevant experience in financial institutions

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