Vacancy Title
Assistant Property Accountant (12 Month FTC)
Business Unit, Department & Location
Property Management
Property Management Accounts
Birmingham
Details
Overall Purpose of Job

This role is within the complainant and process driven Accounting team and reports directly to the Finance Manager. The main purpose is to support the team with all day to day processes and be part of cohesive and well balanced department to ensure delivery to all stakeholders is within the agreed timescales.

Main Duties, Responsibilities & Accountabilities

This role will require an individual that possesses a varied accounts department background and will be required to perform the following duties, however this is not exhaustive: Responsible for updating and  maintaining lease details on the database which drives the finance function and reporting so accuracy and attention to detail essential Assist Client Accountants with month and quarter end financial reporting Being aware of the quarterly timetable for the client portfolios for all regular charges and ensuring these timescales are met Liaising with the Accounts Payable processors to assist with resolution of supplier queries Liaise with Cashiers and Treasury Compliance on all banking related issues i.e. transfers to client, month end updates and bank reconciliations Liaise and work with the Credit Control team to ensure prompt debt collection and management of arrears Respond to and liaise with PMA Helpdesk to resolve general tenant queries Liaise and work with the surveyors with the day to day queries Maintain and update property service charge data, year end and budget information on the database. Support Corporate Accountants with the preparation of year end papers for auditors and liaise with the GVA FM staff and Surveyor responsible for these costs Adhere to the PMA quarterly timetable for key processes and operations Full awareness of the documented processes and procedures relevant to the role  

Any job specification cannot capture every task so other items will be expected and will be of a similar nature of those listed above.

Desired Knowledge, Skills & 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 Attention to detail specifically when updating database information Strong analytical skills Ability to listen to the stakeholders request, interpret and provide a resolution Ability to deal with high volumes of work and prioritise accordingly Excellent communication skills High level of IT knowledge including advanced knowledge of excel 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 about the company, department and property regulations

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GVA is an equal opportunities employer