Client Accountant - Property & Asset Management

Norfolk, Virginia, United States


About JLL –
We’re JLL—a leading professional services and investment management firm specializing in real estate. We have operations in over 80 countries and a workforce of over 91,000 individuals around the world who help real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions. As a global Fortune 500 company, we also have an inherent responsibility to drive sustainability and corporate social responsibility. That’s why we’re committed to our purpose to shape the future of real estate for a better world. We’re using the most advanced technology to create rewarding opportunities, amazing spaces and sustainable real estate solutions for our clients, our people and our communities.
Our core values of teamwork, ethics and excellence are also fundamental to everything we do and we’re honored to be recognized with awards for our success by organizations both globally and locally.
Creating a diverse and inclusive culture where we all feel welcomed, valued and empowered to achieve our full potential is important to who we are today and where we’re headed in the future. And we know that unique backgrounds, experiences and perspectives help us think bigger, spark innovation and succeed together.
If this job description resonates with you, we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet all of the requirements below. We’re interested in getting to know you and what you bring to the table!
We are looking for a Client Accountant to join our Client Financial Solutions team

What this job involves

Production of monthly/quarterly reporting to clients (incl Trial Balance & VAT reports)

Completion of statutory & regulatory reporting to HMRC & Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Creation of ad hoc reports to surveyors, solicitors as required

Maintain Financial Controls
Monitoring of key performance indicators on client portfolio and taking ownership for timely resolution of any issues

Timely and accurate completion of various control account reconciliations

Monitoring of funding levels

Ensure any amounts rechargeable to clients and tenants are recharged to agreed timelines

Performance of other controls as governed by our accredited control framework

Team Work
Attend regular meetings with finance and surveyors as needed to resolve issues and ensure client needs are met

Work with Accounts Administrators to manage workload effectively

Build strong working relationships with portfolio finance team, surveyors and other related teams

Support senior management in creating an industry leading Client Accounts team, which is considered a ‘Centre of Excellence’ both internally and externally

Ad Hoc Issues
Co-ordinate the resolution of day to day queries from clients & tenants

Support the transition of properties and clients into and out of the portfolio

Perform any other accounting duties as needed in support of the property portfolio

Desired skills and experience for this job
Good bookkeeping skills

Strong Excel skills, (incl. working knowledge of pivot tables & V-Lookup tables)

Good interpersonal and communication skills

Must be flexible and able to work under pressure, multi-task and effectively prioritise

Organised, with attention to detail and able to work to tight deadlines

Able to use own initiative to resolve day to day issues

AAT Qualified

Working towards a recognised accountancy qualification (ACCA, ACA or CIMA)

Working knowledge of MS Word, PowerPoint and Outlook required and knowledge of Client Systems (Yardi/MRI/Horizon) would be advantageous

What you can expect from us
We succeed together and believe the best inspire the best, so we invest in supporting each other, learning together and celebrating our success.
Our Total Rewards program reflects our commitment to helping you achieve your career ambitions, recognizing your contributions, investing in your well-being and providing competitive benefits and pay.
We can’t wait to see where your ambitions take you at JLL. Apply today!

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