Group Client Bank Accounts Manager

Posted 23 April 2024
Salary£50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus, Hybrid Working
Job type Permanent
DisciplineReal Estate, General Practice & Investment ​Property Management & Operations
Contact NameChris Gladwin

Job description

Job Title: Group Client Bank Accounts Manager
Salary: Up to £60k + Bonus
Location: Central London, Hybrid + Occasional travel to sites.


We are representing the UK's leading network of lettings and estate agencies. Who are not just a successful acquisitions company; they have established themselves as a prominent player in the real estate industry.

This is a newly created role of Group Client Bank Accounts Manager sitting within the Finance Team at their Head Office in Central London. The role will be on a hybrid basis, with occasional travel to their regional sites to train, develop and manage the Client Accountants in the regional offices.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring our regions and wider group remain compliant with existing client account internal policies and external requirements such as client money protection, PCI compliance, record keeping, etc.
  • Conducting acquisitions due diligence on lettings client accounts, pre and post completion integration planning, and following due process for merging/closing client accounts.
  • Working with the Head of Governance/CFO on delivering and maintaining a reduced number of client accounts with appropriate controls, processes and oversight with particular focus on cost tracking, anti-fraud controls, and debt recovery.
  • Working alongside the regional client account managers to maintain accurate records, improve KPI reporting and taking ownership of the day-to-day relationships with key third parties.

Candidate Qualities:

  • Significant experience of handling client money within the UK residential property lettings sector. Specifically, in depth knowledge of accounts payable, accounts receivable, purchase ledgers, cashiering, account reconciliation, bank reconciliation, client funds management, client money protection and statutory requirements.
  • Ability to advise the Finance, Governance and Operations teams on client accounting matters that could impact the business.
  • Demonstrable attention to detail with a mindset focused on continuous improvement.
  • Strong presentation skills and the ability to build relationships with key stakeholders will be essential.
  • Experience in conducting audits and of mergers & acquisitions.


  • Employee Assistance Programme offers free counselling support sessions.
  • Annual leave purchase scheme, where you can buy up to an extra 5 days of holiday.
  • Get the latest gadgets and appliances with our Smart Tech Scheme.
  • We're committed to reducing our carbon footprint with our Cycle2Work Scheme.
  • We offer enhanced Family Friendly Leave for maternity, paternity, adoption, and IVF.
  • You'll enjoy competitive base pay that aligns with market value, plus incentivised commission and performance bonuses for most roles.
  • Exclusive Electric Vehicle Scheme enabling salary sacrifice payments for top of range EV's
  • Celebrate your loyalty with special days and celebrations for length of service.
  • Planning for retirement? We've got you covered with that important pension pot.
  • We'll support your professional development by funding your professional qualifications so you can reach your full potential and build your career.
  • And of course, we like to have a little fun too! Our company socials bring our people together. So work hard, and then socialise even harder!