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Assistant Accountant

Green Street

Green Street

Accounting & Finance
London, UK
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024
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Green Street is one of the leading companies in the commercial real estate research industry. We are hiring a talented Assistant Accountant to join our team in the UK. If you’re excited to be part of a winning team, Green Street is a place to grow your career.


  • Perform month-end close, including preparing journal entries, bank and account reconciliations.
  • Ensure that corporate credit cards and bank accounts are reconciled on a timely basis and that reconciling items are identified and accurately documented.
  • Ensure that supplier invoices are properly approved, paid in a timely manner and expenses are properly classified.
  • Manage and review tasks completed by overseas Accounting employees.
  • Liaise between the Accounting Department and various other departments to gather information (i.e., Advisory, Sales, Human Resources, Technology).
  • Assist in ad-hoc reporting/projects for management and Senior Leadership Team.
  • Perform monthly balance sheet account analysis.
  • Review the Aged Debtors report, consistent efforts to chase overdue invoices in order to maintain a healthy cash flow.
  • Track and maintain fixed assets.
  • Review employee expense reimbursement reports and ensure payments are in accordance with company policy.
  • Manage SAP Concur system for travel and expenses reimbursement.
  • Perform monthly revenue variance analysis.
  • Assist in coordination of external audit for Green Street and its affiliates.
  • Adhering to FCA regulatory requirements and reporting deadlines.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting & Finance, or AAT Qualified
  • 2-4 years experience in all aspects of accounting or bookkeeping.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel including mastering Pivot Tables, Vlookups, and Graphs.
  • Prior experience with NetSuite is a plus.
  • Analytical—the individual synthesizes complex or diverse information.
  • Problem solving—the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Oral communication—the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts meetings.
  • Quality management—the individual looks for ways to improve and promote quality and demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Judgment—the individual displays willingness to make decisions, exhibits sound and accurate judgment and makes timely decisions.
  • Planning/organizing—the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
  • Self-starter—must have the ability to problem solve and self-initiate processes with limited guidance.


  • Comprehensive benefits package including company provided medical, dental insurance and cash plan
  • Company provided life assurance, critical illness and income protection coverage
  • Personal pension plan with matched employer contributions
  • Company paid holidays and summer half day Fridays
  • Access to employee assistance programme and wellbeing resources
  • Tax free cycle scheme and IT equipment
  • Season ticket loan
  • Company sponsorship to further education
  • Flexible work arrangements

Green Street provides preeminent and actionable commercial real estate research, news, data, analytics, and advisory services in the U.S. and Europe. For more than 35 years, Green Street has delivered unparalleled intelligence and trusted data on the public and private real estate markets, helping investors, banks, lenders, and other industry participants optimize investment and strategic decisions. The firm delivers exclusive market information, conclusion-driven insights, and predictive analytics through a SaaS platform. The company is headquartered in Newport Beach with offices in New Jersey, New York and London. To learn more, please visit www.greenstreet.com.

The success of Green Street is directly attributable to the strength of our people. We attract high-quality applicants due to our reputation for excellence and our commitment to train and retain talent. Our collaborative work environment provides team members with opportunities to develop professionally and play a central role from day one. At Green Street, we are all about providing unique insights. A diverse and inclusive work environment where top talent can thrive, think freely and offer different perspectives makes our insights even stronger. We’re building a company culture where differences in gender, race, age, religion, ethnicity, identity, physical ability and perspectives are celebrated and valued.

Green Street does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other reason prohibited by law in provision of employment opportunities and benefits.