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Investment Accountant

  • Location

    Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Building, Construction and Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Brent Slocombe

  • Contact email:

    brent.slocombe@morson.com

  • Job ref:

    146073BSL_1530260982

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-07-19

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Client:

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Job Overview Purpose

To provide the accounting function for management and statutory accounts for various Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) and Private Finance Initiative (PFI), property development and property investment companies.

  • KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

  1. Please note that the responsibilities and accountabilities can vary or change from time to time based on business/project requirements.

Responsibilities of the Investment Accountant include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare management and statutory accounts for investment companies;
  • Complete and update financial models on a six-monthly basis as required by external funders;
  • Ensure compliance with all covenants and requirements set out in loan documentation;
  • Liaise with SPV team and external shareholders or joint venture partners if applicable;
  • Be an effective and knowledgeable communicator that can relate to both internal and external staff;
  • Represent the business externally to enhance the company's reputation, standing and brand;
  • Actively look inside the business for best practice and outside the business for new ideas and approaches to business;
  • Be a positive role model for how we should all live the company's Vision and Values;
  • Provide supervision, support and advice to direct reports as well as other members of the Finance team; and
  • Other ad hoc projects as required assisting Finance and other departments.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • High level of numeracy
  • Strong analytical skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Drive, energy and can deliver high outputs
  • Good communication skills who can communicate at all levels and who can present ideas effectively
  • Ability to evolve and adapt to an ever-changing environment and role
  • Skilled in multi-tasking, prioritising and managing a complex workload
  • Change agent with an ability to drive through process improvements
  • Demonstrates commercial understanding
  • Result and output driven - ability to set clear and appropriate goals
  • Looks outside the business for best practice and innovation
  • Able to recognise best practice and act to address areas requiring improvement
  • Provides constructive, collaborative and objective challenge provided in the best interests of the business
  • A supportive colleague, coach and mentor with a cohesive and encouraging approach to team working

  • JOB SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE (essential)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Confident dealing with outside shareholders and joint venture partners
  • Ability to analyse, interpret and provide insight and commentary on financial reports
  • Knowledge of Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) and Private Finance Initiative (PFI) accounting
  • Strong ability to run complex financial models in Excel
  • Ability to analysing loan documentation
    • Experience in Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) and Private Finance Initiative (PFI) investment models and property development
  • QUALIFICATIONS (essential)

    • Qualified accountant with a UK recognised qualification - ACA, ACCA, CIMA