Client Accountant

Posted 03 November 2022
Salary£35000 - £40000 per annum
LocationCity of London
Job type Permanent
DisciplineFinance, Head Office & Business Support
ReferencePR/029476_1667491929
Contact NameIsabella Richards

Job description

Are you an accountant in real estate and want to work with one of the world's leading property agents? If you're looking for a new challenge and want to take on more responsibility, our client is growing their Finance and Accounts department and are looking for a Client Accountant to join their team!

Who you'll be working for:
Our client is an award-winning international real estate agency with 600 offices across the Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East. Their global scale gives them wide-ranging specialism in residential and commercial property making them the advisor of choice in the competitive market. Their commitment to acting honestly, with integrity is fundamental to what they do.

What you'll be doing:
As a Client Accountant, your primary role is to control all finances and client monies for a large commercial and residential portfolio.

Your responsibilities will encompass the following:

  • Periodic reporting to clients and ensure accurate reconciliation of client reports i.e. VAT, client statements etc
  • Maintain professional working relationships with clients and ensure good client service is delivered
  • Instruct Central Finance department of the following
  • Demand rent, service charge and other monies from tenants
  • Collection of monies
  • Transfer of rent monies to clients
  • Amendments to client accounts
  • Payment of client property related transactions
  • General maintenance of client funds
  • Update annual service charge budgets in accordance with internal KPI's
  • Manage and maintain the property and tenant database for all clients under remit
  • Ensure completion of service charge within latest RICS professional statement
  • Deal appropriately with any property transfers
  • Ad-hoc tasks instructed by Management, Client and Client Accountant Team Leader

What you'll bring:
The right candidate will have experience in Property Management Accounting with strong financial skills. They will have exceptional verbal and written communication skills, be organised and be able to prioritise and plan work effectively.

What's in it for you?
As well as being able to offer you genuine career progression and help build your skills and expertise in the commercial Client Accounting, you will also benefit from:

  • Hybrid working
  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays and birthdays off
  • Pension scheme
  • Team and company socials
  • Discretionary bonus

If you feel you fit the above criteria and are looking to work with a growing business to further develop your career, please apply below. Alternatively, you can get in touch to discuss the position into more detail by calling Isabella Richards at deverellsmith.

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