Temp Income Accountant

Page Personnel Finance
Leatherhead, Surrey
16 Jun 2017
16 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Great Opportunity for a income accountant/ service charge accountant to join a local well respected business.

This role would suit someone that has worked in housing.

Client Details

My client is a well respected, local property/ housing business. My client is in need of someone to join their finance team as a temporary worker. This role has strong scope to become a longer term, permanent opportunity.

This is a fun, friendly and inclusive business based in the centre of leatherhead.


As an income accountant, you will be responsible for:

  • Maintain all rent & service charges records - including bank & HB receipts
  • Rent modelling & setting new rents and service charges
  • Ensure leasehold management and service charges are applied accurately and within terms of the leases and current legislation
  • Annual statements issued to leaseholders within statutory time limits
  • Responsible for annual external service charge audit
  • Set and monitor rent & service charge budgets and budgets for all other income
  • Prompt and accurate raising of sundry invoices
  • Produce monthly debtor reports for all other income and ensure that the requestor is collecting the debt - assist where necessary.
  • Tenant Liaison - negotiation for agreements on service charge arrears where appropriate - request write off's where appropriate.
  • Check all credit notes / write off for accuracy and appropriate authority before entering onto Open
  • Liaise with Asset management on recharging for major works and produce S20's for estimated charges
  • Liaise with rent collections on all matters of overdue rent accounts
  • Calculate final charges for freehold reversions
  • Oversee sinking funds
  • Projects relating to rents & service charges - i.e. bring DD's in house?
  • Data protection for finance
  • Balance sheet Reconciliations
  • Keep up to date with legislation changes and incorporate into procedures


The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a housing/ service charge experience
  • Be able to start at short notice
  • Be committed to a temp role, and also interested in longer term opportunities
  • Able to commute to leatherhead on a daily basis

Job Offer

  • On-going temp role that may have scope to become permanent
  • £27-30K
  • On-site parking
  • Fun, friendly inclusive environment