Property Fund Accountant

Recruiter
Legal and General
Location
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
23 Feb 2021
Closes
25 Feb 2021
Ref
VN-18596
Job role
Accountant
Sector
Legal
Experience level
Part qualified
Your role at a glance

We are hiring a Property Fund Accountant to join our vibrant team. You will have management accounting and financial reporting responsibility for a range of property fund accounting activities.

This will involve accounting for all financial transactions required to prepare fund valuations and providing first drafts of annual statutory accounts.

What you'll be doing

  • Owning the maintenance and control of primary accounting records
  • Posting and reconciliation of cash
  • Preparing NAV statements and investor reporting packs
  • Assisting with the preparation of annual statutory accounts, in line appropriate accounting standards
  • Preparing of balance sheet reconciliations
  • Liaising with external lawyers, auditors, Business Partners and assisting with Investor requests
  • Producing Property Fund Data
  • Preparing VAT returns and other Tax Compliance reporting


What we're looking for

  • Part qualified/studying towards a professional qualification (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
  • Previous experience and knowledge of property and fund accounting
  • IFRS knowledge
  • Excel intermediate
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Experience in Accounting for VAT, property taxes and service charges
  • Experience in Accounting for Build to Rent assets would be advantageous


Benefits

Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 25 days' holiday, private medical insurance, discretionary performance related bonuses, paid overtime, a variety of share schemes, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products. Your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.

About L&G

As a company, to be one of the world's largest Asset Managers, homebuilders, pension providers and insurances brands, we are diverse by our very nature. And we're a company that wants to use our diversity and influence to make society better in the long term - for everyone. To do this we need to be a company that welcomes everyone, where everyone can succeed. That means we're committed to building an inclusive culture in L&G where we can all perform at our best, no matter who we are, what we do or where we do it. So whoever you are, wherever you are, whatever your story, we'd love to hear from you.

About the business area

LGIM manages fixed income, equity, multi-asset, liability-driven investment, property and alternative solutions on behalf of its clients. Located across the globe, our clients include institutional pension funds, financial institutions, local authorities and sovereign wealth funds. In order to meet the complex and evolving investment needs of our clients, we focus on remaining at the forefront of investment product innovation and maintaining our reputation as experts across all asset classes.

Our commitment to Equal Opportunities

We're an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.

Does this opportunity excite you but you're not 100% sure if you meet all the requirements for the role? Or are you concerned that 'normal' office hours aren't possible given your personal circumstances? We're aware that candidates - especially women - can be put off from applying for a job unless they tick every box or because they don't think they can achieve the flexibility they need. If this is you, we're keen to connect; and whilst we can't accommodate every flexible working request, we're very happy to have a discussion. So why not apply?

How to find out more

If you'd like more information about this opportunity please contact Khalifa Mustapha at Khalifa.Mustapha@lgim.com (LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/khalifa-mustapha-81579a68/). Please note direct applications via email cannot be accepted for this role; only applications submitted through our careers website will be considered.

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