Development Accountant

England, West Yorkshire
£28000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
19 Mar 2019
16 Apr 2019
Ryan Goulbourn
Contract Type
Full Time
Badenoch and Clark are currently working in partnership with one of our largest clients in the West Yorkshire region. Our client is looking for a Development Accountant to join the Investment team. With considerable plans to ramp up the development targets in the organisation the resulting action is a new position has been created to coincide with the growth aspirations.

The roles purpose is to support the organisation's Development/Investment and financial appraisal accounting team. Some of the main remits of this position include the contribution to the investment appraisal mechanisms and support the organisations development and major investment ambitions. The role also requires the ability to identify any risks associated with the development projects, assist with the completion of the annual business plan and to periodically update the development program. The development and maintenance of the appraisal system and to be the point of contact for any changes in legislation or regulatory requirements to ensure compliance of the organisation is maintained.

Responsibilities and duties:

*Contribute to the delivery of the suite of investment appraisal mechanisms in support of the organisations development and major investment ambitions, including Joint Ventures.
*To identify risks associated with development and major investments.
*To support the preparation of reports to Thirteen Board, its subsidiaries and committees.
*Assist with the maintenance of the various security registers.
*Support the production of annual statutory accounts and lender valuations.
*Assist the completion of the annual business plan and periodic updates incorporating the development program.
*Develop and maintain finance systems and associated IT within area of responsibility including the Development Appraisal System.
*Keep up to date with changes in legislation and regulatory requirements with regard to IFRS (accounting regulation) and Housing Finance Standards and provide advice and guidance on maintaining compliance.
*Contribute to devising & implementing policies and procedures in areas of responsibility.

The successful candidate will:
*Be a qualified or part qualified CCAB Accountant.
*Knowledge of Accounting Regulation and principles.
*Ability to analyse, review and report on complex financial matters such as compliance with regulatory and legislative requirements, within a high volume, fast paced environment.
*Proven skill in the identification of requirements, recording and analysis of data and information, and identification of solutions.
*Proven experience in project (end to end) work.
*Experience in Development Accounting and development appraisals.
*Ability to develop and maintain appropriate systems, maximise the use of technology and effectively use compliance and other software, IT applications and media as appropriate.
*Excellent communication and negotiation skills, with an ability to handle difficult and/or sensitive conversations and queries appropriately.
*Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines.
Job details:
*Salary - £28-32k
*Development Accountant - Permanent Position
*Location - West Yorkshire

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