Real Estate, Surveying & Property Management

Real Estate Accountant at Sankore Global Investments

Sankore Investments is a wealth management firm that provides advisory, brokerage, fund management and other investment services to a range of clients including individuals and corporations.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 Job Title: Real Estate Accountant

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full Time

Job Summary

  • The Real Estate Accountant is responsible for all general accounting processes covering Accounts Payable and Receivable, incoming & outgoing payments, and preparation of financial statements. The role involves managing property-related accounting such as Budget and Tax reporting, Investment Advisory, Financial Planning, Asset Valuation, etc.

Job Description

  • Carry out financial analysis on Real Estate business initiatives (e.g., expansion, asset acquisition).
  • Develop the company’s financial books and interpret, to management and recommend improvement areas.
  • Prepare monthly financial reports and analyze rent schedules.
  • Record and prepare financial statements for site-level analysis and provide support to all accounting schedules and maintain same.
  • Supervise accounting information and provide assistance to internal and external customers.
  • Prepare and reconcile bank data and property-associated reports.
  • Suggest updates and improvements for accounting systems (ERP).
  • Spearhead Process Compliance and Review for the Real Estate Business.
  • Oversee the Real Estate company accounts and maintain necessary reporting to the banks.
  • Develop Annual Budgets and review regularly with the Head of Business.
  • Coordinate Annual Audit processes in compliance with regulations.
  • Oversee Cash flow management and regular review of internal reports.
  • Assist with activities related to property funds.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or Economics.
  • 5 – 8 years’ proven work experience in a related position.
  • Professional Certifications (ICAN/CFA) is an added advantage
  • A Master’s Degree is an added advantage.

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Attributes:

  • Strong ability to engage external regulators and regulatory bodies on tax issues and remittance obligations.
  • An in-depth understanding of financial reporting in accordance with IFRS Reporting standards.
  • In-depth understanding of financial reporting in accordance with IFRS Reporting standard.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Tools (Excel, Word & PowerPoint).
  • Good Audit experience, Great at liaising with External Auditors.
  • Possess a practical, flexible, and innovative approach to work.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Usage of accounting software (ERP).
  • Strong stakeholder relationship management skills.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize effectively.
  • Compliance and Internal Control oriented.
  • Strong ethical values.
  • A strong focus on excellence.
  • Respectful to clients / colleagues.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Highly organized.

Competitive and commensurate with experience

Deadline: 27th August, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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