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Corporate Accountant Infrastructure

Company/ Firm Name

Brookfield

Location

London, UK

Published Date

18 January 2023

About the job:

Business - Infrastructure


Brookfield Infrastructure Group is one of Brookfield’s primary operating groups. The Infrastructure Group is one of the world’s largest infrastructure investors, owning and operating critical assets across the transport, utilities, energy, and data infrastructure sectors. The Group operates and manages approximately $140 billion of assets owned through its private funds and publicly listed entity, Brookfield Infrastructure Partners. Our portfolio of assets facilitate the movement and storage of energy, water, freight, passengers and data, and are located in North and South America, Europe and the Asia Pacific regions. For more information, visit: https://www.brookfield.com/our-businesses/infrastructure



Brookfield Culture


Brookfield has a unique and dynamic culture.  We seek team members who have a long-term focus and whose values align with our Attributes of a Brookfield Leader:  Entrepreneurial, Collaborative and Disciplined.  Brookfield is committed to the development of our people through challenging work assignments and exposure to diverse businesses.



Job Description


Corporate Title:                           Corporate Accountant, Infrastructure

Division:                                          Finance

Location:                                         London



Company


Brookfield is a global alternative asset manager with over $500 billion in assets under management. We have over a 120-year history of owning and operating assets with a focus on property, renewable power, infrastructure and private equity. Brookfield is a global organization with over 100,000 employees and operations in 30 countries in 5 continents. Brookfield is co-listed on the New York and Toronto Stock Exchanges under the symbol BAM and on NYSE Euronext under the symbol BAMA.


For more information, please visit our web site at www.brookfield.com.


Our asset management business consists of 5 business groups (Real Estate, Infrastructure, Power, Private Equity, and Public Securities) in addition to the Global Manager group which covers the corporate functions. We operate on a decentralized basis where each business group is responsible for the activities of the business. Global Manager acts as a partner to each business group, performing certain functions that are shared across all groups (e.g.IT), sharing best practices, facilitating communication across the groups to ensure that activities that require consistency across groups are coordinated. Accordingly, we operate in a matrix environment requiring everyone to consider who might be impacted by a decision and/or who needs to be involved or aware.



Role Overview


To work within the existing European Finance team, taking ownership for certain entities and becoming extensively and integrally involved in financial reporting on the European assets.



Key Responsibilities


  • Key customers are BAM Inc. (Toronto) and the London based asset managers

  • Oversee several corporate entities – responsibility is an all-encompassing, total ownership basis

  • Reporting for assigned entities – quarterly closing of accounting books, forecasting, business planning, liquidity, stat accounts and tax compliance e.g. VAT return preparation and submission and other supplementary stat reporting

  • Involvement in group reporting and management reporting with quarterly submissions to Toronto

  • Interaction with the offshore service providers where entities are within Corporate outside of the UK

  • Commercial finance support to the shared service department heads and managing their input to Finance

  • Establish strong working relationships with the London based executive team and Corporate Executives including tax, treasury and legal teams and other Brookfield businesses

  • Interface with Brookfield colleagues worldwide

  • Dealings with external audit



Key Competencies


  • Strong technical ability

  • Demonstrable drive

  • Meticulous and instinctive

  • Strong communicator

  • Confident/dynamic

  • Proven ability to meet deadlines

  • Highly competent in the fundamentals of accounting

  • Accurate



Technical Skills


  • 0-1 year PQE

  • ACA, CIMA or ACCA

  • A minimum of 2:1 degree

  • Proficient in MS office



Brookfield is committed to maintaining a Positive Work Environment that is safe and respectful; our shared success depends on it.  Accordingly, we do not tolerate workplace discrimination, violence or harassment.


We are proud to create a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are grateful for your interest in this position, however, only candidates selected for pre-screening will be contacted.

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