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Development Accountant - Commercial Real Estate

Job Title: Development Accountant - Commercial Real Estate
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Salary: c. $120-130K plus bonus
Reference: 3237115
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Job Published: March 26, 2021 16:46

Job Description

This Development Accountant role presents an excellent opportunity to join one of the commercial real estate sector's leading players and build up this greenfields opportunity from scratch.

Reporting into the Financial Controller, you'll be responsible for overseeing financials for a number of property development projects. Your core remit will include the following;
  • Business partnering with development managers to assist with project financial management, budgeting, forecasting, and reporting.
  • Review of project job cost allocations.
  • Updating and reconciliation of development feasibility models.
  • Managing system administration of projects including job setup, budgets, etc.
  • Compliance with GS007 and other internal control frameworks.
  • Review payments prepared by AP team relating to the projects.
  • Assist finance team with preparation of monthly and quarterly reporting to investors, including management accounts and variance analysis.
  • Assist with the annual fund budget.
  • Assist fund and development managers in any ad-hoc finance requirements.
This is a newly created role, so presents a unique opportunity to build something from scratch. This also means there will be a consistent theme of process improvement and the development of new processes in order to enhance the role and function moving forward.

You are a CA or CPA qualified Accountant, with extensive experience in the property development and/or construction sector and with a background in project accounting or development accounting.

You'll also have a proven background in process improvement, operational stakeholder engagement and advanced Excel skills (including financial modelling capability).

For more information contact Spencer Bryson on 02 9775 5905 or apply using the "Apply" button.