Investment Accountant - Property/Real Estate

  • Salary €50,000 - €55,000 per annum plus company benefits
  • La Haye, Hollande-Méridionale, Pays-Bas
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • Greystar Europe Holdings Limited
  • 11 janv. 18 2018-01-11

We are looking for an experienced Accounting professional to join our growing finance team.

Greystar is a market-leading, fully integrated real estate company offering expertise in investment, development, and property management of multifamily residential and student housing properties globally. The European business is rapidly growing, and currently covers the UK, the Netherlands, Spain and Germany.  In The Netherlands, Greystar is growing a student and young professional rental housing portfolio focused on the Amsterdam-Rotterdam metroplex.


Our employees are the key to the success of our business with exceptional service at the heart of everything we do. This level of service is a result of their expertise, a solid understanding of the markets they operate in and a passion to provide outstanding experiences.


Our aim is to further expand across the UK and Continental Europe by hiring local talent and staying true to Greystar’s core values of integrity, respect, professionalism, accountability, service and team work.

Based in our Netherlands office in The Hague, you’ll be responsible for the preparation of internal and external consolidated reporting for a stable but expanding student and multifamily accommodation portfolio, including quarterly investor and lender reporting, capital transaction management and ownership of partnership and loan agreements.


This is a new role within the finance team that has a key focus to transitioning our business’ investment accounting function from our US operations into our local Netherlands team. Day to day, you’ll work closely within a team including accounts payable specialists, property accountants, operations managers and financial controllers, within The Netherlands and across the UK and US to support the successful transition throughout 2018.


As our ideal candidate, you’ll be Degree/Masters qualified (HBO or WO) at least three years relevant post qualified accounting experience within a fast-paced international business; ideally with a fund/investment focus within the real estate sector.


You also must be able to demonstrate strong knowledge of external lender and investor fund level reporting and the ability to consolidate portfolios including operating entities and joint venture entities in The Netherlands. Understanding of VAT, company structures and IFRS is essential, experience with Yardi accounting software would be beneficial. Strong excel skills are a must to be able to effectively work with large data sets and the ability to interpret and explain complex financial data to different audiences.


You’ll possess great communication skills with the ability to and able to build positive relationships with ease and influence across all levels. You’ll be highly organised and able to work effectively to meet deadlines in a rapidly changing environment with the drive and initiative to work collaboratively and on your own.


Fluency in English and Dutch is essential to this role, fluency in German would be beneficial.


This is a great role for someone looking to play a key role in establishing and developing the fund accounting function within a growing finance team in a fast paced, progressive and expanding property organisation.


Salary €50,000 - €55,000 per annum including 13th month bonus, will be offered depending on experience, plus performance bonus and company benefits.


APPLY TODAY with both your CV (in English) and cover letter (in Dutch) by clicking ‘apply’ to be directed to our Company Website. Your cover letter should address the criteria in the ‘about you’ section of the job description available for you to download.

N.B. All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory pre-employment screening, which will include verification of your employment history and right to work in The Netherlands, as well as checks against the US Treasury’s Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) and PEP (Politically Exposed Person) databases and a Disclosure and Barring Service check.