Client Accountant

Posted 08 June 2022
Salary£32000 - £40000 per annum
LocationCity of London
Job type Permanent
DisciplineInvestment, Land, Development & Technical
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 are 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 held on a large retail portfolio across the UK. You will work with the key account managers both in hose and client side.

Your responsibilities will encompass the following:

  • Responsibility for rent accounting

  • Timely and accurate rent transfers

  • Management of service charge

  • Working with external auditors regarding any transactions in and/or out to other agents

  • Annual sign off of balance sheets

  • Manage insurance, turnover rents, rent repayment plans and any direct recharges and recoveries

  • Manage sinking funds and tenant deposits

  • System reports, review of SLA's including areas, bank reconciliation, unallocated amounts and refunds, system issues

  • Producing monthly and quarterly reports, quarterly forecasting and involvement in annual budgeting

  • Accurate updating of tenant records

  • Supporting the Client Accounts Manager and Head of Property Finance UK with any tasks/projects as instructed

What you'll bring:

The right candidate will have at least 3 year's 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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