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Residential Client Accountant Team Leader

Ref: Awi/1270092
GBP33000 - GBP39000 per annum
UK, London
Accounting, Property/Client/Service Charge Accounting
16th September 2016
Job Type

Client Accounts Team Leader
North London
£33,000 to £39,000

This company are residential experts, specialising in all aspects of residential property and also commercial property management and estate agency.

Our client is looking for a Client Accountant Team Leader to come in to manage and expand a small team of accountants so the accounts are completed efficiently and accurately. The company is also looking for someone who can assist with expanding the residential portfolio.


  • Review current processes; proposing recommendations to improve business performance and efficiency.
  • Monthly/quarterly reporting for clients.
  • Administrator for property management system
  • Enter budgets onto the property management system, complete statements and raise new charges.
  • Presenting accounts updates to the Director of Block Management and to the team during monthly meetings.
  • Integration and review of financial information from new businesses onto current accounting system.
  • Preparation, reviewing and signing off Year End Service Charge Accounts.
  • Liaison with auditors & directors/residents association for resolving queries and completion.
  • Ensure management company financial statements are completed and filed on time.
  • Management of the Block Management Client Accounts team, conducting team meetings, carrying out appraisals and recruitment as required.
  • Assisting with more complex queries from other members of the team.
  • Ensure compliance with the company's governing/professional bodies and policies/standards.
  • Monthly Client Statements/Ground Rent reconciliations, including transferring funds to clients.
  • Completion and submission of online VAT Returns.
  • Posting of year end balances on tenant accounts.
  • Raise company invoices for management fees, disbursements and other Block Management fees.
  • Authorising weekly supplier payment runs.

Personal Qualities

  • Extremely experienced in client account management and service charge reconciliation within a residential environment.
  • Experienced in all aspects of financial reporting including profit, loss and balance sheet preparation and must have extensive experience in all aspects of property accounting.
  • Strong management, delegation and team leadership skills with excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Hard working, calm and professional under pressure.

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please apply online with an updated CV.

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