Vacancy Title
Corporate Accountant
Business Unit, Department & Location
Property Management
PMA
Birmingham
Details

Overall Purpose of Job

 

Assist in the delivery of the day to day processes and monthly reporting on a large client and be part of a cohesive and well balanced team within Property Management Accounting.

 

Main Duties, Responsibilities & Accountabilities

 

  • Consolidation of data requirement towards the monthly management accounts, including accruals generation, prepayments, intercompany adjustments and balance sheet schedules for client entities.
  • Liaising with various internal departments to interpret activities that may impact the financial statements and ensure captured in financial reporting
  • Month end analysis of the income and expenditure lines on a trend basis and against budget/forecast.
  • Monthly reforecasting of the income and expenditure lines.
  • Preparation and clearance of bank reconciliations.
  • Cash management – cash forecasts, funding requests, remittance and return of cash to client and proactive monitoring of cash levels against forecast payments.
  • Deliver additional ad hoc reports as required by the client.
  • First point of contact for client’s finance team on month end queries and other reporting queries
  • Assisting the Finance Manager and Transaction Supervisor in the management of the day to day transactional processes and team to include but not limited to:
  • Reviewing the current processes within the team and identifying opportunities to streamline whilst still maintaining a controlled and risk adverse environment
  • Ensuring all processes and procedures within the team are documented and updated regularly
  • Measure and report on the progress of the team within the teams compliance reports on a monthly basis
  • To deliver the processes within the team, ensuring the internal and external KPI measurements are met
  • Ensure accurate & timely database updates.
  • Assist in the various team tasks and drive any ad hoc projects within the team as and when required.
  • Develop a full understanding of the QA, RICS and Clients procedures and processes adopted in the QA - training will be provided.
  • Deliver the PMA monthly targets and delivery to the GVA RICS standard.
  • Contact point for third party agents to whom we are responsible for making payments.
  • Continual reviews of processes, systems & controls to ensure that QA is being adhered.

 

The above list summarises main responsibilities to be carried out in the role but is not exhaustive. You may be asked to carry out additional activities.

 

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Experience

 

Ideal for any individual with motivation to learn and develop any existing skills. The selected candidate will have the following:

 

  • Experience of working to tight deadlines
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Problem solving abilities
  • Ability to deal with high volumes of work and prioritise accordingly
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to work with a variety of stakeholders – Surveyors, Accounting team, Rates team, Support Teams and Data Team as well as a number of people from the client
  • High level of IT knowledge including advanced knowledge of excel, ability to deal with and manipulate large quantities of data
  • Autonomy and ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Good work ethic with an energetic approach
  • Ability to work as part of a team and contribute in a positive manner to the overall performance of the team
  • Flexibility and commitment to completing the task in hand
  • Enthusiasm to learn
  • Ideally part qualified and/or experience with working in a busy and face paced finance function
  • Confidence to deal with all levels of seniority

 

GVA are an equal opportunities employer.

 

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