Service Charge Accountant


  • Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
  • Location: London
  • Contract type: Permanent

Hannah Searle


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Are you looking to work for a well-known property management company based in South West London? If so, my client is recruiting for a Service Charge Accountant to join their busy block management team.

If your ambitious, career driven and want to develop and progress within a fantastic company, this is the role for you!

The role of the Service Charge Accountant will include:

  • 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.
  • Any other duties may be necessary to ensure the smooth running of the department

For this role I’m looking for somebody with the following skills and past experience:

  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience within block management accounts
  • 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

The salary for this role is up to £35,000 depending on experience and study support.

If this sounds like a position that you would be interested in and you fit the criteria outlined above, then apply now.

However, if you would like to know more about this role, the responsibilities or the company then feel free to call Hannah Searle at Deverell Smith to discuss further.

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