Accounts Assistant, Real Estate, Europe

London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Full-time
Posted

Description

Overview of the Role
  • To provide
    administrative support
    to the fund finance team, undertaking tasks such as coding invoices, preparing information for tax and VAT filings, regular fund and asset reporting and basic bookkeeping/management accounting.
  • Preparation of VAT returns for the Office Funds group
  • Key person for the team in preparation of CIS returns
  • Administration support for development projects
  • Management of fund and asset management invoices
  • Administration of outsource provider invoices
  • Provide support to the respective Finance and Asset Managers
Main Duties and Responsibilities
This person will be the main point of contact and liaison for the Indirect Tax and Operations team, managing VAT timetables and payment deadlines. Working directly for the fund finance team, this person will assist the team in the handling of their duties. As well as helping the team, the accounts administrator may also deal with investors and external agencies as well as other departments within Nuveen Real Estate.
Quarterly:
  • Preparation of VAT returns
  • Preparation of tax analysis data
  • Assisting in the preparation of board reports
  • Cashflow monitoring for VAT and management fee payments
Monthly:
  • Preparation of VAT returns
  • Preparation of CIS filings
  • Reviewing bank reconciliations
  • Preparing invoice schedules for development projects
  • Reviewing payment runs and bank accounts ensuring sufficient cashflow
Ongoing:
  • Compliance with filing and reporting legislation to ensure all deadlines for preparation of income tax, VAT, filing of accounts, etc. are met
  • Payments of WHT and distribution payments
  • Calculating and checking to make sure payments, amounts and records are correct.
  • Ensuring payments for outsource provers and Nuveen Real Estate are made on time
  • Coding invoices to Basware.
  • Working with spreadsheets, MRI and other systems
  • Posting journals to MRI.
  • Day to day accounting issues
  • Provide assistance to the Finance Managers
General:
  • Liaising with all parts of Nuveen Real Estate as appropriate to ensure that all financial and operational matters are dealt with and managed
  • Additional ad-hoc project work will be required
Technical Skills & Qualifications Required
  • Good knowledge of Excel, Word, Outlook & accounting systems
  • Experience of VAT preparation is desirable but not essential
  • Experience of accounts payable is desirable but not essential
  • Working with Excel, MRI and other systems
Competencies Required
Excellent interpersonal skills – to deal with investors, suppliers, consultants and external contacts
Good organisational skills and ability to work to, and sometime implement own processes
This role requires no regulatory designation.
Nuveen is committed to providing equal opportunity across all employment practices and we believe our employees have a right to a diverse and inclusive workplace.
Nuveen offers support for those who need assistance with our online application process to provide an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. Please contact should you require any assistance.
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Company Overview
Nuveen is the investment management arm of TIAA. It is one of the largest global asset managers with specialist knowledge across a wide array of asset classes, including fixed income, listed equities and alternatives. Nuveen is driven not only by the independent investment processes across the firm, but also the insights, risk management, analytics and other tools and resources a truly world-class platform provides. As a global asset manager, our mission is to work in partnership with our clients to create outcome-focused solutions to help them secure their financial future. For more information about the firm please visit our website at
www.nuveen.com
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