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Accounts Assistant

Glasgow , United Kingdom

Ref#: 9677247380

Date published: 13-Jan-2020

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Role Purpose

Working in the Property Management Accounting team where the individual will be responsible for a range of clients under a property management/corporate accounting instruction.


Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for compliance with current procedures to ensure SLA’s and KPIs are met within agreed timeframes
  • Assisting with providing information to client auditors and clients tax advisors
  • General assistance with management accounting packs (including ad-hoc reconciliations) and statutory accounts preparation
  • Journal uploads to accounting systems for monthly/quarterly reporting, along with PDF and WIP pack creation
  • Responsible for ensuring bank accounts are reconciled
  • Identifying and verifying suppliers for CIS
  • Accurate coding and posting client invoices to our accounting software
  • Processing of payment runs on client held bank accounts
  • Preparing payment runs for sending to the client for approval
  • Reviewing and clearing unallocated cash
  • Making bank payments and transferring funds between client accounts
  • New client set up on CBRE’s billing system and managing the raising on fee’s
  • Maintaining electronic filing and uploading to clients intranet site
  • Attend internal meetings
  • Assist with the review of established processes and procedures and propose recommendations for improvements
  • Responsible for ensuring all allocated tasks are completed to a high standard of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Professional approach at all times when liaising with all internal and external contacts, ensuring client service is delivered and maintaining the CBRE RISE principles
  • Adherence to the REAS ISAE3402 Control Framework
  • Involvement in ad hoc transition in and project work

Person Specification/Requirements

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to quickly form professional relationships with colleagues and clients at all levels of seniority
  • Used to working in a business culture that promotes adherence to procedures and controls.
  • Ability to prioritise and co-ordinate tasks efficiently ensuring all deadlines are met
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills with attention to detail producing accurate results
  • Pro-active and enjoys working autonomously and as part of a wider team
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, MS Outlook) and Property Management systems would be advantageous.
  • Good communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Good organisational skills