Vacancy Title
Assistant Corporate Accountant - Occupier
Business Unit, Department & Location
Property Management
Property Management Accounts

Overall Purpose of Job

This role is within the compliance 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 a cohesive and well-balanced department to ensure delivery to all stakeholders is within the agreed timescales.

Main Duties, Responsibilities & Accountabilities

The main duties and responsibilities of this role include (but are not limited to):
Updating and maintaining the client invoice registers to assist with the timely processing and payment of supplier invoices.
Partnering with Accounts Payable to provide the client and suppliers with support should they have invoice-related queries.
Assisting the Corporate Accountants with month-end and quarter-end financial reporting tasks, including but not limited to: bank reconciliations, expense analysis and preparation of accrual/prepayment journals.
Assisting the Corporate Accountants with the preparation of year-end papers for auditors, providing supporting information and liaising with the GVA FM staff and Surveyors responsible for these costs.
Providing ad-hoc reports and reconciliations to assist the team with decision-making. Updating and maintaining lease details on the central database with accuracy and attention to detail.
Responding to and liaising with the PMA Helpdesk to resolve general queries.
Adhering to the PMA quarterly timetable for key processes and operations Full awareness of the documented processes and procedures relevant to the role 

Desired Knowledge, Skills & Experience

Ideal for any individual with the motivation to learn and develop their existing skills, the selected candidate will have the following: Positive attitude and a willingness to learn and develop.
Attention to detail, specifically when updating database information.
Strong analytical skills and an ability to work with large amounts of data. Experience of working to tight deadlines.
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 Microsoft Excel.
Autonomy and ability to work with minimal supervision.
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