Service Charge Accountant


  • Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
  • Location: London
  • Contract type: Permanent

Joseph Morris

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If you are a service charge accountant looking for a role that, despite current circumstances, is still looking to grow and offer significant progression in the coming years then this could be the right position for you. We are working exclusively with a fast-growing property management company based in East London looking for an ambitious accountant to assist their head of block management.

Our client, is looking to grow their block management business significantly over the next twelve months. They are looking for a sole charge service charge accountant to work closely with the block management side of the business and, in the coming years, grow a team of their own which the successful candidate will lead.

The role will develop over time however initially the position will consist of the following:

  • Prepare the year-end service charge accountants to Trail Balance for submission to the External Accountants
  • Setting up new properties on the property management system
  • Input budgets, raise charges and open new bank accounts when necessary
  • Ensure VAT is correctly apportioned on relevant properties
  • Regular bank reconciliations
  • Raise management fees on a quarterly basis
  • Credit control for service charges when required

Our client has a reliable portfolio of managed properties currently provided by a developer exclusively working with the business and are looking to build on that success in the coming months. This is a unique opportunity to progress from a sole charge role to managing a team further down the line.

They are looking for somebody with the following skills and prior experience:

  • At least three years within property management accounts experience, ideally residential block management
  • Service Charge accounting knowledge and experience is essential for this position
  • Ideally previous sole charge exposure within an accounts function
  • Qube experience is strongly preferred

Based on the information above, if you feel as though this is a role that would be a good fit for you then please do apply now. Alternatively, if you would like to know more information about the business or the role then call Joseph Morris at deverellsmith for more details and to discuss in more depth.

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