Property Accountant – Commercial / Residential -London

Ref: (Ref: A21O280 )
Salary: £ 40,000 - 42,000
Specialist Area: Property Accountant
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

OUR CLIENT is a longstanding firm of Chartered Surveyors with an excellent client retention rate. They are now looking for a Client Accountant with property experience to join their prestigious property accounting team. Reporting to the Team Leader the ROLE will include the following duties:

  • Managing a team of 8 in the property finance team.
  • Collating year end service charge accounts and sending to the appropriate Property Manager for approval. Executing pre-payments/accruals.
  • Balancing the client statement to the general ledger and bank and flagging any variances.
  • Preparing quarterly Client Rent Statements, collating invoices, and checking same against entries.
  • Sending statements to clients and making BACS/cheque payments.
  • Sending ‘on account’ payments to clients bi-monthly and ad hoc.
  • Sending quarterly VAT statements to Accountants where applicable and settling with HMRC.
  • Setting up new Clients/Properties/Units/Tenants/Charges/Periodicity of rents.
  • Updating tenants with rent reviews and lease information. Updating tenant charges with rent increases. Actioning lease assignments, tenancy terminations and creating new tenancies.
  • Sending demands at the appropriate times.
  • Loading the yearly budgets.
  • Raising year end credits/debits, producing the Year End Report and demands to be sent to the tenants.

THE PERSON to apply MUST have at least a couple of years’ experience working as a Property / Client Accountant with another property management firm / firm of Chartered Surveyors. It is essential to have excellent communication skills as this is a very ‘client facing’ role. The incumbent will be a driven and a commercial thinker who works well both as part of a team and individually. It will be very helpful if the candidate has some experience of using property systems such as MRI QUBE, YARDI or TRAMPS.

This is a very good opportunity to work with a company who offers stability and support. The client will offer hybrid working after probation. Follow us on Twitter and on LinkedIn or like us on Facebook

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