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Service Charge Accountant (6-9 month FTC)

Ref: JN -092019-68054
UK, London
Accounting, Property/Client/Service Charge Accounting
18th September 2019
Job Type

Service Charge Accountant (6-9 month FTC)
up to £40k pro rata

My client are a well established property management company based in West London with a mixed portfolio of both commercial and residential properties across London.

They are looking for a skilled Service Charge Accountant to join their friendly and supportive team, initially in a temporary capacity, to ensure all prior service charges across their portfolio of properties are accurate and up to date.

Service Charge Accountant

  • Prepare Year End Packs to be sent to the auditors/ accountants and dealing with queries
  • Running service charge and financial reports and collating corresponding invoices, as well as year end reporting
  • Obtain bank statement for the full year, comparing figures and ensuring accuracy
  • Making necessary adjustments between codes, accruals or prepayments
  • Ensuring balance sheets are correct, including bank balance, arrears and balancing amounts
  • Undergoing cash reconciliations, ensuring the balance sheet is correct and up to date
  • Liaising with the Property Manager and client to ensure transparency and accuracy across all service charge accounts
  • Investigating figures for previous year end service charge budgets, highlighting and correcting surplus and deficit periods within the bank budget, in accordance with the property managers

Personal Specification

  • Knowledge of service charge accounts essential
  • Knowledge of a property management system essential, TRAMPS highly advantageous
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to work to deadlines
  • Ability to communicate with those at all level, both internal and external members of the team

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