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Finance Manager

Closing Date:
19 Nov 2018
Competitive base salary plus company bonus & company benefits
Vacancy Type:
Permanent - Full Time
Hours Per Week:
Job Description
We have an opportunity for an experienced Finance professional to join our team, based in Madrid.

Within this role, you will be responsible for the accounting and administrative tasks in settling from ground the financial framework of a new RE mandate of €350M, being necessary applying IFRS GAAP and Spanish for local purposes, taking care of the investors needs under a reporting, taxes, and return perspectives, to build and maintain financial statements, prepare general and standard journal entries, assist in budget development, and prepare standard accounting and financial reports for management.

As our ideal candidate, you will be able to demonstrate the following:

Knowledge and Qualifications:
  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, CFA or by equivalent experience) with at least 5 years relevant post qualified experience in fund accounting (essential) 
  • Experience with SAP (essential) and an understanding of Yardi (desirable).
  • Understanding of VAT and CIT as well as Company Structures 
  • Working knowledge of IFRS and local GAAPs (essential) within the Real Estate sector (desirable).
  • Proficiency in MS Office packages, including the ability to manipulate and sort large volume of data in excel
  • Advanced English level and bilingual Spanish (essential), German, French or Portuguese (beneficial)

Experience & Skills:
  • Experience of working in a similar role within a fast paced multi-site business ideally within the Real Estate/ Student Accommodation sector
  • Demonstrated to prepare and explain financial data to business leaders and managers, team members, clients, internal and external auditors, and other business contacts.
  • Demonstrated management and supervisory skills sufficient to lead, direct, evaluate, and mentor subordinate team members and/or peers.
  • Strong team working and interpersonal skills 
  • Excellent communicator, with the ability to interpret and complex financial data.
  • Positive “can do” attitude with desire to learn, train and develop in the role
  •  Good attention to detail, taking pride in work
  • Self-starter with a methodical and organised approach, and the ability to work to deadlines and multi task, using initiative to prioritise


Greystar is a market leading fully integrated real estate company offering expertise in investment, development, and property management of multifamily residential rental properties globally. The European business is rapidly growing, providing exceptional student accommodation as well as an expanding portfolio of Multifamily rental apartments in some of Europe’s most iconic cities. Our residents don’t just pay for accommodation they’re paying for a lifestyle and that means exceptional quality housing and services.

Building our people’s careers, recognising their efforts and celebrating their achievements is part of our DNA. Ours is a fast paced and inspiring environment where you’ll work alongside industry experts from day one – and as a growing business -  we offer competitive incentive and benefits schemes and exceptional learning opportunities to help you to reach your potential. 
If you are as passionate as we are about redefining excellence in Apartment Living, then help us to learn more about you and why you want to work with Greystar.
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All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory pre-employment screening, which will include verification of your employment history and right to work in Spain as well as checks against the US Treasury’s Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) and PEP (Politically Exposed Person) databases and a Criminal History check.