Management Accountant; German Speaking (Real Estate; Private Equity)

  • £45k - £55k + Bonus
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Carnegie Consulting
  • 18 Sep 17

Highly active, pan European Real Estate investment firm looking for a German speaking qualified accountant to join them in a broad role spanning Finance, Operations, Asset Management and Investment Support.

The company have had a very busy and successful few years, growing their AUM to close to €1bn Euros. They predominantly focus on Commercial Real Estate in the UK, France and Germany, partnering with a range of other high calibre businesses. This role sits within finance but will work very broadly across the business, working with the existing portfolio as well as supporting the investment team with new acquisitions.

This is a highly commercial role which has plenty of scope to grow with the business over the coming years.

Duties:

Reporting & Controlling:
•    Prepare consolidated accounts, management reports and questionnaires to investors
•    Prepare operational, debt and covenant reporting to third party lenders
•    Review annual accounts
•    Assist with the preparation of the annual budgets and business plans
•    Review financial statements for all companies
•    Prepare asset management fee schedules and ensure timely invoicing

Asset Management:
•    Communicate with service providers including negotiating engagement terms and monitoring performance
•    Provide direction and guidance to property managers and other third parties (e.g. brokers, technical advisors) on various operational issues
•    Assist with monitoring leasing activities and be responsible for compiling and analysing
•    Gather market research
•    Keep company directors in all jurisdictions informed of all major decisions/changes to underlying assets

Transaction Support:
•    Assist with underwriting process including property and financial data, market research and
•    preparation of approval materials (memos, models etc)
•    Assist with the transaction execution process including engagement and co-ordination of
•    third party advisors, funding, structuring and documentation


Requirements:
•    Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA etc.)
•    Excellent academic record
•    Fluency in German
•    Strong core accounting skills
•    Experience of either Real Estate, Private equity or asset management