Accountant - Property

The Embark Group journey began in 2013 and we have grown to become one of the UK's largest retirement savings providers. Our capabilities span all types of pension, platform, investment research and consulting, property investment administration, employee benefits and actuarial services.

We have a strong track record of applying the very latest technology to our businesses, alongside smart capital and even smarter people to help each of our businesses grow.

How will you make an impact as an Accountant in the Property Team

You will be working within the Embark Property team and be responsible for accurate day-to-day financial accounting of the property book we administer for our clients. You will manage complex cases requiring detail reconciliation of historic positions.

You will also have responsibility for business process management within Embark Property to ensure Financial Accounting meets the requirements of all stakeholders, and assist with the migration of this business to our new Pension Administration Platform ensuring that all financial data is transferred accurately.

What your day will look like

  • Have responsibility for smooth functioning of the accounting process for the Embark Property team, including supporting the Property Administrators with posting transactions and resolving any issues with detail coding
  • Extract data from system necessary to compile periodic VAT calculations, managing and reconciling the bank accounts used for the payment of VAT
  • Assist the Property Administrators with provision of tenant analysis and statements of account
  • Manage a small portfolio of complex cases involving, for example, tenants in financial difficulty
  • Act as the lead Accounting specialist during migration of business unit to new software platform and following migration identify opportunities to be more efficient and improved service provision

Who you are and the experience we’re looking for

  • Be a recently qualified accountant or have equivalent experience
  • An understanding of the financial life cycle of a property investment, the accounting for purchases, financial activity during ownership, and sale of properties
  • Experience in developing and operating controls to gain assurance that data is accurate
  • Experience of VAT relating to commercial property and SIPP or SSAS pension schemes would be desirable  
  • Sound knowledge of all Microsoft Applications.

What's in it for you as an Accountant in the Property Team

We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan, life assurance and flexible benefit scheme to allow you to select benefits that are most appropriate for your lifestyle and personal circumstances.

Our Culture

Embark Group is a growing, vibrant and exciting place to work, we have many social and wellbeing initiatives which ensures we keep our sense of community alive even during challenging times. Our culture is described by our employee’s as one that communicates, listens and involves its people at every level. 

We enable our people to work with a positive joint purpose and go the extra mile. We know each other, share information and stay connected. Our people are proud to be part of a culture where we do the right thing by everyone who we are connected with. Our DNA is what makes the Embark Group a great place to work

Embark Group is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees

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