Property Accountant

Scotland, Edinburgh
£35000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
03 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2018
Alastair Riley
Contract Type
Level of qualification

My client, a leading firm in Edinburgh is seeking a Property Accountant to join their team asap. This is a long term temp to perm role with the potential to work part time or with compressed hours.

Client Details

A market leading organisation based in the centre of Edinburgh is looking for a Property Accountant.


  • Accountable for the preparation of monthly management accounts (including commentary) for the group, subsidiaries or related parties.
  • Ownership of preparation of management information as per agreed timing and frequency.
  • Ownership of specific month end tasks such as review of recharging, tax reconciliations, intercompany transactions, and overhead reporting.
  • Responsible for preparing accurate balance sheet reconciliations with full supporting documentation and action plans for any reconciling items as appropriate.
  • Review bank reconciliations performed by transactional processing team.
  • Perform income and cost reconciliations for the commercial properties.
  • Prepare journals as part of month end process or to correct errors.
  • Act as the point of contact for any questions relating to the group, where required working with finance colleagues in other teams to resolve promptly.
  • Apply appropriate financial control and governance by adhering to the group accounting manual, policies and control framework, to support successful external audit outcomes.
  • Support the group audit and compliance programme as appropriate
  • Develop and sustain good working relationships with key stakeholders and colleagues.
  • Provide analysis, data and explanations as requested for the year-end audit, statutory and regulatory financial reporting. Co-ordinate and act as initial contact during the external audit for any queries.


  • Ideally you will be a qualified accountant but not essential, (ICAS, CIMA, ACCA)
  • Practical working knowledge of accounting for commercial properties
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office products and Finance ERP systems (Yardi ideally).
  • Excellent bookkeeping and reconciliation skills
  • Worked in a large organisation of a similar size and structure
  • Demonstrate strong relationship and stakeholder management skills

Job Offer

  • Good day rate for the successful Property Accountant - potential temp to perm opportunity in Edinburgh.
  • The client would consider someone looking for compressed hours or part time.

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