Service Charge Accountant

Posted 10 September 2023
Salary£40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Job type Permanent
DisciplineAccounting & Financial Services ​
Contact NameDaryl Lipman

Job description

Location: South London

Title: Service Charge Accountant

Reporting to: Head of Service Charge

Are you ready to take your career in property management to the next level? Look no further than my client, where work is more than just a job - it's an adventure! At my client's company, they don't just manage properties; they create experiences. Picture yourself working in a dynamic, forward-thinking environment where every day is a chance to innovate, learn, and make a real impact. They're not your typical 9-to-5 -a tight-knit team of trailblazers who value creativity, camaraderie, and the pursuit of excellence.

From team-building adventures to opportunities for professional development, my client offers a workplace that's not only rewarding but downright fun! If you're ready to unleash your potential, embark on this exciting journey. Join my client's team and be part of a property management experience like no other;

Service charge Accounts

  • Input service charge budgets and raise charges and demands (when required)
  • Dealing with lessees and clients queries
  • Dealing with refund requests
  • Attending client or internal meetings
  • Prepare service charge year end to Trial Balance stage manually and on Qube within the agreed time frame
  • Agreeing the system to the final accounts and carry out close off year end routine on Qube
  • Ensuring that the Statutory accounts are filed on time
  • Quarterly / monthly variance reports to clients within the agreed time frame
  • Quarterly Ground Rent statements within the agreed time frame
  • Dealing with other managing agents on new and lost managements
  • Credit control - Review arrears and advise credit controller the course of action
  • To investigate historical issues when required
  • To agree accounts with Qube with a view of using Qube to produce TB
  • Able to deal with multi schedules or mixed-use service charges
  • Preparing quarterly VAT reports for clients
  • Issuing S20b Notice when required.

Skills Required

  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Eye for detail
  • Intermediate level on Excel and Word
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Knowledge on Qube system would be useful
  • A good team player
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines