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Development / Property Accountant

£45000 - £55000 per annum

Property / Development Accountant

Our client is a global real estate company with a focus on multi family / student accommodation. They are currently undergoing a rapid period of growth and are looking to recruit a Property Accountant to own the accounting for a portfolio of development projects.

This is a chance to join a company that plans to double in size in the next 5 years and will suit candidates with an accountancy qualification and a background in property / fund accounting.

Key Duties

  • Acts as a trusted finance business partner to managers on a range of development projects. This includes communication of financial data / analysis & project cost against budget
  • Ensures accurate completion of journal entries into the general ledger (reconciliations, checking & reviewing calculations)
  • Budget reporting for individual development projects
  • Manage relationship with 3rd party administrators + ensure the quality of their investment accounting
  • Provide adhoc financial info to lenders & associates
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Month end packs for external / internal reporting
  • Assist with drawing up of project budgets
  • Review lender agreements for individual development projects
  • Act as key reference point for auditors, both internal and external

Person Specification


  • Accountancy Qualification (ACA / ACCA / CIMA)
  • Strong excel skills
  • Prior experience of fund / investment accounting
  • Experience of working within Real Estate / Property business
  • IFRS knowledge
  • Experience of working on multiple projects


  • Knowledge of Yardi Voyager

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.


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