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Accounts Manager, Property Management

01-04-2021 11:04
Bnp Paribas Real Estate Ireland

Job Description

We are seeking to recruit an Accounts Manager to join our Property Management Business Line. The ideal candidate is a highly confident and motivated professional, with excellent written and oral communications skills and a keen interest in the residential and commercial real estate market. Reporting to the Executive Director & Head of Property Management, he/she will oversee the accounting services of the Property Management Team ensuring prompt and effective management and support with the running accounts for a portfolio of commercial and residential properties under management, including shopping centres, offices, etc. Main responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Processing and attending promptly to Tenant amendments & queries/ credit control;
  • Processing creditors invoices for commercial and residential properties under management and processing payments of same in a timely manner;
  • Credit control administration for invoices received and issued;
  • Reconciling bank accounts & disbursement of client funds and attending to Property Managers’ and Directors’ queries on same;
  • Managing daily cash book entries, rent transfers, rent & service charge raising;
  • Preparing monthly & quarterly client reports;
  • Generating annual billing of insurance premiums;
  • Completing VAT reports and returns for managed properties;
  • Managing and processing the Payroll for any sub contracted employee;
  • Accurately processing and assisting as required the accounts payable process;
  • Managing service charge audits and liaising with Auditors as appropriate;
  • Completing service charge y/e & budget apportionments to audit level;
  • Updating property database as appropriate;
  • Developing and improving finance, accounting, billing, and auditing procedures if necessary;
  • Establishing and maintaining appropriate internal control safeguards, in liaison with management;
  • Preparing Management company accounts and liaising with client accounts departments;
  • Reporting to Head Office in Paris on a quarterly basis.

Job Requirements

Qualifications, experience and soft skills required:

  •  Part-qualified accountant, 2+ years’ experience working in a similar role, preferably acquired in a commercial real estate environment;
  • Strong financial planning & analysis experience;
  •  Strong accounting background (Profit & Loss / Balance Sheet expertise);
  • Good knowledge and practice of accounting control rules;
  • Experience of producing reports and financial statements;
  • Budget monitoring and costs analysis experience;
  • Experience with the Property Management Software TRAMPS will be a clear advantage;
  • Capable of working to tight deadlines and under own initiative;
  • Team player, with proven ability of being able to work independently and to show initiative, drive, and integrity, as well as work effectively as part of a team;
  • Expert use of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Powerpoint;
  • Proven ability to effectively prioritise work and dealing with high volumes of work;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • It is an essential requirement of the role that the successful candidate is fluent in English, both spoken and written.

Contact details for applicants:

To apply: Please send your updated curriculum vitae to Eleonora Basile, Head of Human Resources at quoting the reference: BNPPRE – PM_Accounts Manager 2021 Please note that candidates who will be screened for this position may be asked to undertake testing during the recruitment process. We thank all candidates interested in working for BNPPRE, however only candidates who will be selected to commence our recruitment process will be contacted. BNPPRE Ireland does not accept any speculative applications received via recruitment agency. BNP Paribas Real Estate Ireland is an equal opportunity employer.

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