Greenfield is pleased to be representing a property investment company.
In order to support the team in Luxembourg, they are looking to recruit an accounts payable / Receivable accountant for 1 year.
The successful candidate must have a previous experience in dealing with accounts payable and receivable and must speak German.
The candidate will be in charge of the payments, cash management and VAT returns for the German property portfolio.
The person will be joining a team responsible for the accounting and general ledger management, the budgeting process for these individual entities and the associated legal and tax compliance.
This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic environment with a good work life balance in the investment industry.
The job : Entering / Coding of expense reports, supplier and inter company invoices; Follow up of reminder letters from suppliers;
Manage and create recurrent invoices on the system; Follow up and clearing of aged creditors; Monitoring collection of all rental income and service charge income;
Follow up on aged debt or sand queries from tenants in relation to rent or service charge invoices; Preparation of aged debt or report Manage the dunning process and draft reminder letters in relation to outstanding rent and service charge balances;
Manage and reconcile the tenant deposit accounts Prepare the monthly, quarterly and annual VAT returns for Germany and Luxembourg;
Resolve queries from tax authorities and tax advisors in relation to VAT; Booking of daily cash transactions from bank statements and handling the tenant direct debit process;
Payment of service charge balances / debt or credit notes upon instruction of Property Manager; Perform any kind of Indexations and make sure they are performed in line with the team;
Place monthly debit positions into the System and check accuracy and monitoring of those; Perform weekly payment run of all expense reports, supplier and inter company invoices based on agreed timelines;
Preparation of monthly bank reconciliations and participation in cash management cycle; Pro-active participation in the quarter-
end / year-end close process in relation to AP / AR; Liaison with internal & external auditors and all relevant banks; Prepare ad hoc and quarterly reports for London in relation to AP / AR;
Filing all relevant documents in the folders; Participation and support actively the tax and accounting setup for new properties and companies;
Act as back up for the rest of the team as required during holidays / absences; Recommend financial actions by analyzing accounting options;
Maintains and implement accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures; Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information’s;
Complies with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions;
Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information’s confidential; Develop best practices routines and innovative solutions to improve efficiency;
Create and manage process documentation and operating instructions; Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
The profile : Fluent English and German with excellent communication skills (verbal and written); 2+ years’experience in an accounting environment, preferably Accounts Payable or Accounts Receivable;
Professional integrity and personal responsibility attitude; High attention to detail and accuracy; Improvement driven, demonstrate curiosity;
Stress resistant and a clear focus to get things done before the deadline; Proactive and strong dynamic team player.
If you are interested in this position, or would like to discuss other roles that we are currently recruiting for, please forward your CV in English to Muriel Newton.
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