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Service Charge Accountant

Ref: JN -052018-60735
Negotiable + pension, benefits etc
UK, London
Accounting, Property/Client/Service Charge Accounting
17th May 2018
Job Type

Service Charge Accountant
Central London
Salary dependent on experience


The opportunity available is working for a real estate developer who focuses on a combination of asset management, strategic investment and development. They are currently working on some of the most prestigious developments around London.

They are looking for an experience service charge accountant to work on a an exclusive and high end residential and commercial development. It is an exciting opportunity for someone to work on a development from start to finish.

Key responsibilities;

  • Production of annual service charge statements.
  • Manage service charge audit relationship, ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Prepare service charge monthly variance analysis, highlighting the reasons behind all material variances to budget, forecast and prior year.
  • Monthly, quarterly, half yearly and annual capex re-forecasting, posting accruals, capex actual vs budget reporting.
  • Working with project team and budget holders to produce annual budgets, update with actuals and report variances monthly.
  • Uploading of capex forecast onto corporate finance systems.
  • Monitoring of sales, completions and handovers both from accounting perspective and cashflow management.
  • Assisting Head of finance with preparation of formal approval papers.
  • Work with estate manager to prepare the quarterly service charge re-forecast and annual budget.
  • Service charge balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Service charge credit control and aged debt reporting.

Personal requirements;

  • Experience with service charge and ground rent accounting and administration.
  • Knowledge of a property management system; Qube, Horizon, Tramps etc.
  • Must be commercially focused and minded.
  • Broad IT skills including advance excel skills.

If you or someone you know may be interested in this position, please apply online with your up to date CV.

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