Junior Finance Manager - Real Estate - Graduate

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Cording Real Estate Group
  • 17 May 19

Cording Real Estate Group is a vertically integrated Northern European real estate business, which provides in-house services covering portfolio management, financial management, asset management, property management and development management.

Job Summary

  • Support the UK Fund Financial Controller with SPV/fund accounting, SPV administration and financial investor reporting for various clients. 
  • Managing third party fund administrators (UK, Jersey and Luxembourg), tax advisors and working closely with Cording Portfolio Managers. 
  • Reviewing models for financial accuracy and attending board meetings.
  • Assistance to the UK Fund Financial Controller for Cording corporate accounting areas.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Finance Manager for two PRS Funds, the Highgate Industrial Fund and other commercial Funds
  • Monitoring of the accounting and corporate administration of SPV’s contained in the structure of both portfolios
  • Input to the quarterly financial investor reporting including setting up a system to track key data and reporting deadlines
  • Support in the preparation of year-end accounts of SPV’s
  • Communication with the external accounting provider as well as with Jersey and Luxembourg auditors and tax advisers
  • Yardi – involvement in the project to develop the functionality of the system
  • Coordination with property accountants; verification of property accounting entries in Yardi
  • Assistance in Cording’s UK corporate accounting
  • Support to the financial accounts reporting
  • Support to the audit of the UK statutory year-end accounts 
  • Assist the UK Fund Financial Controller in forecasting and cash planning
  • Assist in streamlining and optimizing the accounting processes

Job Requirements and Personal Skills

  • Solid finance or accounting education (e.g. degree in finance or economics)
  • Knowledge of UK GAAP; ideally also knowledge of international accounting standards, IFRS
  • Ideally 1-2 years of working experience in a real estate accounting environment
  • Very good IT and Excel knowledge, Yardi knowledge beneficial,
  • Strong analytical skills and eagerness to learn
  • Flexible and open to a changing environment

If you are interested in this opportunity and meet the requirements, please apply here submitting a copy of your CV. 

Deadline for applications is 23 May 2019