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Portfolio Accountant
Job Type: Contractor
Category: Finance & Accounting
Location: VIC - Melbourne
Residency: Australian Permanent Residency
Job Reference: KF/1422585A
Starting Date: ASAP
Closing Date: 10-Nov-2019
Rate: $NEG
Duration: N/A
Contact: Abhinav Bidani
  •  Fantastic opportunity to build your career with a respected global organisation 
  • Contract position to 31 March 2020
  • Great team environment, based in Melbourne CBD


Knight Frank is recognised as a leader in property consultancy throughout the world, operating in 60 countries and employing more than 15,020 people worldwide.  In Australia, Knight Frank employs approximately 1,000 professionals in 26 offices. Knight Frank represents its clients in both commercial and residential markets, offering professional, agency and consultancy services.


We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Portfolio Accountant to join our Client Accounting Services team in a contract position though to 31 March 2020.  This team is responsible for ensuring that our client's property accounting requirements are delivered, and their service expectations are met and exceeded.


The Portfolio Accountant will have responsibility for ensuring delivery of services in line with the terms of their client contracts and agreed service levels. 


Core responsibilities of this role include:

  • Deliver effective and consistent financial management of client portfolios
  • Work closely with clients to understand their needs and ensure that their contracted services are being delivered
  • Review and analyse financial results of client portfolios
  • Develop strong relationships with clients and act as the first point of contact for any queries
  • Review information systems and processes to ensure they meet the needs of the client portfolio
  • Provide training on our accounting systems and processes to clients and property managers
  • Ensure compliance to all relevant policies, processes, guidelines and standards
  • Identify and implement necessary process change where improvement opportunities exist 


The successful candidate will have:

  • Property Accounting experience within a major property group
  • Portfolio Management Experience
  • Degree qualification in Accounting 
  • Experience with various accounting systems including Management Reporting International (MRI)
  • Strong client service focus
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to think innovatively
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills including training and presentation skills


In return we offer a competitive remuneration package, great staff benefits, centrally located offices close to public transport, and the opportunity to join our team of committed professionals driven to make their mark in the property industry.


Applicants with Australian working rights only please.


No Agencies please.



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