Temp to Perm Rent Accounting Officer

18 Jun 2017
18 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Fantastic opportunity to join a well established company in Staines, Middlesex.

Our client is looking for a Rent Accounting Officer to join their team on a full time basis.

Working hours are Monday- Friday 09:00am-17:30pm

Duties will include but will not be limited to:

* Check Bank Statements daily, matching HB schedules to payments received and posting to computer system (QLx).
* Downloading & Posting ALLPAY Payments on computer system to QLx.
* Post tenant standing order payments to QLx from Daily Bank Statements.
* Post cheques and deal with any other postings or adjustments to rent accounts.
* Checking HB notifications and updating QLx.
* Amend HB contributions on QLx and advising tenant of any changes to their weekly awards / tenant contribution.
* Close down the accounting period weekly, debit on QLx once all payments for the current week have been posted and Notice of Vacancy have been received to confirm any tenancy terminations due to end.
* Liaising with Housing Benefit on queries with payments and tenant weekly awards.
* Raising Refund requests for overpayment of rent by tenant. Signing invoices received for overpayment of Housing Benefit and arranging payment back to Housing Benefit.
* Running weekly rent arrears reports, keeping records of actions taken and corresponding with tenants. Liaising with Housing Services Officers if arrears continue to increase.
* Maintaining and monitoring the weekly agreed payment plan (APP) list to ensure tenants are keeping to their agreed payment plans / liaising with tenants if APP broken and record on QLx action taken.
* Coordinating the annual rent and service charge increases, due: January, April and October.
* Running Monthly Performance Reports including:

1 Monthly KPI sheet
2 Current Tenant - Full Report on All Arrears.
3 Serious Arrears - Report on more than 6 weeks or £500.00 and actions taken.
4 Summary Sheet on Full Arrears and target %.
5 Former Tenant - Full report on outstanding FTA's and actions on recovery.
6 Full Voids and Relets Sheet Updated for Current month.
7 Current Voids Update Sheet.

Candidates should have the following traits:

* Good communication skills
* Team management experience
* Have experience dealing with high volumes of data
* Experience with dealing with client relationships

Please note this position is based in Staines, Middlesex. Please only apply if you are able to travel to that location. When applying, please ensure your CV is up-to-date and sent in a word format.

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer