Lettings Client Accountant

Posted 14 July 2022
Salary£30000 - £35000 per annum
LocationLondon
Job type Permanent
DisciplineFinance, Head Office & Business Support
Reference PR/029391_1657801644
Contact NameIsabella Richards

Job description

Are you an accountant in property and want to work with Earls Court, Kensington and Chelsea's leading property specialists? If you're looking for a new challenge and want to take on more responsibility, our client has an exciting opportunity for you to join their Lettings team as a Client Accountant where you'll be working closely with the Head of Accounts.


Who you'll be working for:
Our client is an award-winning leading independent agent who specialise in sales, lettings, property and block management. They are a family-owned estate agent that has been specialising in the borough of Kensington and Chelsea for almost 50 years. They provide a complete property service from sales, lettings, management, refurbishment and investments and combine high-level professionalism with easy-going affability, honesty and efficiency.

What you'll be doing:

As a Client Accountant, you will be responsible for managing the lettings portfolio of properties, dealing with all accounts-related and administrative queries and ensuring a high level of service is delivered to Landlords and Tenants. Your responsibilities will encompass the following:

  • Daily bank reconciliation of client bank accounts to make sure all rents are in and all Landlords and contractors are paid

  • Dealing with incoming queries, both internal and external in a responsive and informed manner

  • Make sure deposits are paid out to the DPS custodial scheme, chase rent arrears and implement RPI increases

  • Ensuring correct fees are collected from Landlords

  • Send out rent reminders and third-party remittance advices

  • Being a team player and assisting the Head of Accounts with additional administrative tasks

What you'll bring:

The right candidate will have at least 1 year experience working within a lettings business Client Accountant role. They will have exceptional verbal and written communication skills 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 residential Client Accounts department, you will also benefit from:

  • Study support

  • Holiday

  • Pension

  • Community charity events

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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