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Senior Service Charge Accountant

Ref: AWI/1270719
GBP38000 - GBP40000 per annum + pension, bonus, shares, PH
UK, London
Accounting, Property/Client/Service Charge Accounting
17th October 2016
Job Type

Residential Service Charge Accountant
Central London

Our client is a small residential managing agent/chartered surveyors practice based in central London. This company has a small office where all staff support and help each other when possible. Our client specialise in properties that are a leaseholder block management including prestige areas within London.

Main Responsibilities

  • Draft around 35-40 service charge year end accounts.
  • Draft around 10 small company accounts a year in house, onto the extended trial balance stage.
  • Send documents and liaising with auditors.
  • Ensure all service charge accounts are appropriately signed off by either the client or the property manager.
  • Close all accounts and ensure that the prepayments and accruals are properly put onto the system.
  • Raise quarterly management fees from the portfolios.
  • Draft portfolio budgets, liaise with property managers and load the year end budgets onto the systems.
  • Run quarterly and the six monthly service charge/ground rent demands.
  • Adhoc for all client meetings
  • Communicate with other teams, such as the cashiers, purchase ledgers and the credit control team.

Key Skills

  • Experience in preparing residential service charge accounts to extended trial balance stage.
  • Excellent knowledge of Qube/ECS.
  • Knowledge of block management industry.
  • Strong IT and Excel knowledge.
  • Ability to work to deadlines in an organised manner.
  • Maintain a flexible attitude, adhering to tasks within a team and accepting adhoc work requests.

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