Property Accountant

  • Job Reference: OCC1055
  • Date Posted: 9 February 2021
  • Recruiter: O'Callaghan Collection
  • Location: Support Office , Dublin 2
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive salary, free parking, lunches on duty, friends & family ra
  • Sector: Hotels, Finance & Revenue, Head Office Support, Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Property Accountant

This is a really exciting time to join as we grow and expand we would like to recruit a Property Accountant to work alongside our Finance team. 


Key objectives:

  • Manage all aspects of the daily property and bloodstock finance function.
  • To ensure that all aspects of financial control and reporting are carried out in an accurate, timely and efficient manner.
  • Oversee Property & Farm operations including processes, controls & reporting.
  • Optimise interpersonal dynamics within the property team and build strong relationships with other key internal and external stakeholders.

Key responsibilities:

  • Accountant for the property related activities with responsibility for all aspects of preparation and reporting of the property accounts, overseeing property management & optimisation of property returns. Specific tasks include but are not limited to:
  • Management of tenant relationships & relationships with key property stakeholders (property management companies, utility providers, rating authorities, PRTB etc)
  • Ensure statutory requirements are adhered to.
  • Negotiation of new tenant lease arrangements & existing tenant renewals as appropriate
  • Management of process relating to property acquisitions & sales
  • Management and processing of tenant billing & timely collection of all monies due
  • Management and processing of all outgoings related to properties (rates, service charges, utilities etc)
  • Completion of returns related to properties as required (PRTB, LPT etc)
  • Managing tenant yielding up process (dilapidations, deposits etc)
  • Management of service charge and related matters
  • Maintaining up to date property related records (hard & soft copy as appropriate)
  • Ensuring strong systems and controls in place for all property related matters
  • Management of documentation relating to capital related projects (Purchase orders, payments etc)
  • Ensuring strong systems and controls in place
  • Preparation of monthly accounts for all property companies
  • Weekly tenant update reports
  • Budgeting / forecasting
  • Treasury related matters
  • Company secretarial related matters
  • Year end audit management
  • Preparation of statutory accounts
  • Tax compliance including VAT, RCT, CT / CGT, Stamp Duty etc
  • Other general accounts related matters
  • General project related work


What you will bring

  • Qualified accountant
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to multi-task & prioritise
  • Problem solving - Follow things fully through
  • Work on own initiative
  • Leadership (overseeing a team of 3)
  • Delegation (required for the efficient use time and managing team/workload)
  • Good communication
  • Resilient & work under pressure
  • Strong business acumen


Why you should want to work with us!

  • To be a part of the growth and expansion of this family run Irish hotel collection
  • Discounted stay in our hotels and on food & beverage
  • A great range of benefits which includes free lunch, your birthday off and free parking
  • The opportunity to really make a difference.


At all times when you are at work, we expect you to practice the Company Values - 

PROUD - we're proud of our work and our uniquely styled hotels

CARING - we care about our customers and about each other

ACCOUNTABLE - we own our actions and think about their wider impact

DETERMINED - we're adaptable, resilient and love a challenge!


This Job description is not meant to be exhaustive but describes the essence of the role and responsibilities. This JD should be reviewed at least annually.