Accountant - Real Estate Accountant - Real Estate …

Brookfield Asset Management
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 Aug 19
Competitive base & bonus
Brookfield Asset Management
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 Aug 19
Competitive base & bonus
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Due to continuing growth of Brookfield’s European real-estate investments, we are looking to fill several junior and senior accountant positions within the group finance team.

Company

Brookfield is a global alternative asset manager with over $350 billion in assets under management. We have over a 120-year history of owning and operating assets with a focus on property, renewable power, infrastructure and private equity. Brookfield is a global organization with over 100,000 employees and operations in 30 countries in 5 continents. Brookfield is co-listed on the New York and Toronto Stock Exchanges under the symbol BAM and on NYSE Euronext under the symbol BAMA.

For more information, please visit our web site at www.brookfield.com.

Our asset management business consists of 5 business groups (Real Estate, Infrastructure, Power, Private Equity, and Public Securities) in addition to the Global Manager group which covers the corporate functions.

Department Overview

As one of the world's largest investors in real estate, we own and operate iconic properties in the world's most dynamic markets. Our global portfolio includes office, retail, multifamily, logistics, hospitality, self-storage, triple net lease, manufactured housing and student housing assets on five continents

Role Overview

Due to continuing growth of Brookfield’s European real-estate investments, we are looking to fill several junior and senior accountant positions within the group finance team. Working with both Brookfield corporate in New York, and Brookfield’s’ portfolio companies across the Europe (including London City office portfolio, Centre Parcs, Student Roost, Locke Living, and more), accountants will support the finance Managers and Directors responsible for the regional FP&A, IFRS, and transactional reporting.

The Accountants will need to provide support in consolidating and analysing the performance of Brookfield’s investments in a succinct and timely manner. The growing number of portfolio companies provides excellent opportunity for the candidates to develop and improve processes associated with the many internal and external reporting requirements of Brookfield.

Key Responsibilities

  • Bookkeeping, maintaining accounting records, managing statutory requirements, and have supervised ownership over:
    • Brookfield European Asset Management company, an FCA regulated investment manager with revenues of ~$100M
    • European holding companies
    • Asset-only investments with external property managers
  • Supporting the reporting and FP&A functions by reviewing and analysing trends in:
    • Quarterly IFRS reporting results packages
    • Quarterly full-year forecasts
    • Quarterly internal valuations
    • Yearly Business Plans
    • Track records and investment KPI
  • Supporting the Transactions functions:
    • On-boarding new investments
    • Transitional accounting and support
    • Technical accounting support for portfolio companies

Technical Skills

  • Achieved 2.1 in any degree discipline
  • ACA/ACCA (or equivalent) qualified, part qualified will be considered
  • Work experience in the accounting and finance functions spanning two years to five years of accounting or reporting experience
  • Very strong Excel skills
  • Experience with accounting software (preferably MS Dynamics, Oracle HFM)
  • Preferred experience and practical knowledge of:
    • IFRS reporting
    • Public company reporting
    • FCA registered entities (i.e. funds / investment managers)
    • Real estate industry
  • Excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills
  • Flexible, results and solution driven, with a team-first attitude
  • Proficiency in another European language not required but desirable
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