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Growthpoint Properties: Portfolio Accountant 2020

Growthpoint Properties: Portfolio Accountant 2020

Growthpoint Properties:Portfolio Accountant

Growthpoint Properties: Portfolio Accountant 2020

Job Title: Portfolio Accountant

Reference: PFA11

Contract Type: Permanent

Job Functions: Accounting

Industries: Property Development

Location: Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa


About Growthpoint Properties:

  • Growthpoint provides space to thrive with innovative and sustainable property solutions. We are an international property company with assets on three continents and the largest South African primary REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) listed on the JSE. We own and manage a diversified portfolio of over 550 property assets, locally and internationally.
  • Growthpoint is a FTSE/JSE Top 40 Index company, a constituent of the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Emerging Index, and is in the FTSE4Good Emerging Index and FTSE/JSE Responsible Investment Index.

Portfolio Accountant Job Specifications:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Check G/L of each building within the portfolio on a monthly basis and prepare the monthly financials by ensuring the following:
  1. Monthly contracts and municipal accounts have been paid and accrue where not paid
  2. Check that recoveries are raised for operational costs and utilities
  • Liaise with Property/Centre Managers regarding accruals and projections
  • Liaise with Property/Centre Managers on any anomalies relating to payments etc. in ledgers
  • Prepare and post all monthly adjusting journals
  • Processing monthly accruals and projections
  • Variance reporting
  • Projection commentary
  • Analyse and clear balance sheet accounts
  • Prepare monthly management pack and CAPEX report
  • Follow-up on outstanding creditor contractual invoices
  • Query Contractual increases above budgeted figure
  • Monitor pre-paid electricity payments and prepare payment advices
  • Raise queries with Utility Managers in respect of council billings and accruals
  • Update of tenancies on a monthly basis for utility companies
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet recons
  • Assist with budget preparation and capturing
  • Upkeep of financial records for Audit purposes
  • Calculation of annual increases in respect of Rates and Taxes, CID levies, and other annual recovery adjustments where applicable.
  • Calculation of monthly recoveries in respect of refuse, sewer, aircon and other recoveries where applicable


Experience and Qualifications:

  • Diploma or degree in Accounting or similar
  • At least 3 years of relevant working experience in the property industry

Competencies and Skills:

  • Ability to manage own time and work extended hours when required
  • Team player
  • Flexibility and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong organizational abilities
  • Accuracy, consistency, and attention to detail
  • Proficient in Excel

Working Conditions:

  • incumbent may be required to work extended hours over busy periods.

Closing Date: 06 September 2020


How To Apply:

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