30000.00 GBP Annual
26 Mar 2019
23 Apr 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time

Job Role: Accountant

Location: Luton

Job Sector:Finance

Type:6 months fixed term contract

Hours: 35 hours per week

As Surveyors Accountant you will contribute to our vision of being the leading residential property manager, as recognised by others by:

  • Preparing management accounts in an accurate and timely manner in order for senior management to report results to deadline
  • Providing operational accounting support for surveyors

This role reports to the Head of Finance – Retirement

About You

You are qualified or recently qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) and you have experience in managing projects and system implementation.

As you have an analytical mind–set you are able to review large amounts of data, identify key trends and summarise accordingly.

Your strong understanding of UK GAAP (FRS 102), Revenue recognition and construction contracts, means you are able to provide accounting and budget support for month and year end for our surveyors.

Being a MS Office whizz means you are able to use pivot tables, lookups, sumifs and tables.

Having excellent communication skills, means you are a confident self–starter and able to use your initiative.

About Us

FirstPort is the largest and most experienced residential property manager in the UK, employing more than 3,000 colleagues dedicated to looking after peoples' home.

Great property management is about more than just bricks and mortar. We recognise and value the contribution our people make to our business and we are committed to ensuring they are skilled and equipped to do the best job they can and that they have the opportunity to realise their full potential.

Our Values set out the commitments we have made to deliver excellent service and they inform the relationships that we have with customers and clients. They shape our culture and are used in measuring and rewarding performance.

Our Values

Friendly – We look out for people's best interests, and show them we care by dealing with them in a warm and friendly manner.

Inventive – We're creative and resourceful. We strive to improve what we do and how we do it, so we can provide the best ideas and solutions to look after people, their homes and communities.

Respectful – We listen, consult and take on–board people's opinions and needs. We understand the importance of the home and community in people's lives, and act with respect at all times.

Skilled – We've the qualifications, experience and take great pride in our work to consistently deliver the highest standards and value for money. We're informed, and we're always building on that knowledge to constantly improve our quality of service.

Trustworthy – We're always professional, reliable, open and honest. People can depend on us to keep our promises and follow through on our commitments.

The Benefits

Our customers deserve the best and the same applies to our people. We'll support you with all of the technology, training and support that you need to do your job well. We offer competitive salaries and a range of benefit packages. In addition to the core benefits, we also offer a range of exclusive discounts on extra benefits to help you and your family make the most of your money, safeguard your future and look after your health.


We're committed to promoting diversity at FirstPort and recruit on merit. We will consider applications from job share applicants.

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