Property Accountant

Job Title: Property Accountant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH86467
Contact Name: Ryan Burrow
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 09, 2021 18:02

Job Description

A global retailer are currently looking for a qualified property Accountant (ACA or equivalent) to join them on a 12 month contract to cover a maternity leave.

It is ESSENTIAL that you have a strong working knowledge of IFRS 16 and wider property accounting! Working closely with the Group Financial Accountant the key duties for the role are:

  • Controlling all of the postings for properties across the EMEA business
  • Producing monthly cost/balance sheet reconciliations that cover the entire EMEA property portfolio
  • Liaising with third parties e.g. landlords, County Councils and legal advisers to make sure that property accounting is vigourous
  • Own the property related accounting policies
  • Business partner the EMEA finance team to plan for change
  • Present the interim/year end support for property related costs, prepayments and accruals to the external auditors
  • Maintain all lease agreements
  • Ensure full readiness and future compliance with IFRS 16

The successful applicant with be an ACA qualified accountant (or equivalent) with a strong working knowledge of IFRS 16. Strong Excel skills are a must and previous experience using Microsoft Dynamics is desirable.

Handle Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.