SENIOR PROPERTY ACCOUNTANT (M / F)
THE ROLE : 1. Accounting
Ensure accuracy of all property manager bookings including reconciliation of rental income to rent rolls, review of all service charge costs and income and accurate allocation of non-recoverable property costs.
Take care of day to day accounting for PropCos and HoldCos including, bank reconciliations, invoice review, monthly accruals, depreciation, etc.
Take care of all supporting schedules : loan and interest calculations, depreciation and amortization schedules, etc.
Assist in preparation of periodic VAT returns.
Ensure accurate recording of all local, IFRS and Group GAAP adjustments.
Respect periodic closing process timelines.
Assist with consolidations and sub-consolidations.
Prepare Luxembourg GAAP stand-alone and consolidated financial statements.
Provide intercompany reconciliations and regular intercompany settlements where applicable.
Contribute to the (interim) audit process, ensuring completion on a timely ;
2. Cash Management
Liaise with Treasury team to help ensuring adequate and consistent funding within the different structures
3. Property Management
Liaise with property managers and review numbers, information provided on a regular basis
Perform consistency checks to support providing accurate information
4. Asset Management, Acquisitions & Sales Support
Support asset management team with ad hoc financial information / analysis as required.
Support in monitoring operating budgets, liquidity and cash management for investments.
5. Process improvement
Assist with continuous improvement initiatives for all financial reporting processes and suggest (or even participate in) Yardi enhancements.
6. Stakeholder management
Liaison with 3rd party property managers and finance teams across Europe.
7. Project management
Contribute to projects by performing ad hoc project activities.
THE CANDIDATE PROFILE :
University degree in Accounting / Finance (ACCA is an asset)
Min 6 years relevant work experience in a similar field ( senior level) - 4 years for Accountant level
2 years of real estate and property accounting exposure needed
Good knowledge of Lux GAAP desired (IFRS experience considered as an asset)
Proficiency with MS Office standard applications. Yardi Voyager experience a plus
Fluent in English. Dutch and / or any other language would be considered as an asset but not a must have
Dynamic personality with a can do and hands on attitude
Solution oriented approach / problem-solving ability
High sense of organization
Detail oriented while constantly viewing the big picture
Ability to handle and prioritize a wide variety of situations and challenges
Ability to work independently but also be an excellent team player
Curiousity and enthusiasm for business related matters with a strong desire to learn and support
Manages stress well and uses it as a positive motivator
High energy level; exhibits positive attitude, flexibility and stress resistance
Sense of ownership, accountability and urgency
Good communication skills (written and verbal)
Ability to deal efficiently with people at different level of hierarchy
THE CLIENT :
Our client is a fast-paced and international company, operating in the real estate sector.
At the final stages of the recruitment process, the successful candidate can be asked to provide supporting documentation such as, for example, copies of diplomas or proof of previous jobs, and a standard criminal record check might also be requested.