Service Charge Accountant-Central London

Ref: (Ref: A19O618)
Salary: £ 30,000 - 35,000
Specialist Area: Service Charge Accountant
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

Our Client are a well-established residential  property management company based in Central London who provide a high quality service in all areas of property management are looking to take on a Service Charge Accountant to join their team.

The Role:

  • Producing Budget vs Actuals/financial reporting for all clients either quarterly or half yearly.
  • Reconciling Service Charge Year Ends.
  • Working through end of year routines for service charge funds.
  • Re-coding/moving expenditure onto the property management system.
  • Posting any adhoc tenant recharges that need to be recovered .
  • Responsible for preparing bank reconciliations.
  • Setting up and maintaining owner, Property, Unit and Tenant details on a property management system.
  • Ensuring RICS/ARMA Service Charge Residential Management Code is adhered to.
  • Responsible for Year-end account distribution within the timeframe set out by ARMA and Companies House .
  • Raising adhoc fees and recharging to clients.
  • Running, raising and distributing annual budgets.
  • Running periodic demands and distributing them to clients.
  • Liaising with Clients regarding any financial queries.
  • Responsible for daily banking/processing of cheques.
  • Maintaining Company control sheets and update on a regular basis.
  • Providing external accountants with relevant documentation and calculations for service charge year ends.
  • Calculating accruals and prepayments.
  • Tenant/Supplier payment queries.

The Person: To apply, you MUST have a good understanding of leasehold property accounts as well as experience in producing service charge accounts for residential block properties. The successful candidate will be literate in Excel and a property management system such as (QUBE/Tramps/Yardi) as well as be strong interpersonally and work under their own initiative. This is a growing company so it is a great opportunity for someone to develop and grow their career. 

ONLY APPLY IF YOU HAVE PROPERTY ACCOUNTING EXPERIENCE. Please visit our website to view all our vacancies.  Follow us on Twitter and on LinkedIn or like us on Facebook  

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