Service Charge Accountant / Portfolio Accountant - Property

Advance Training&Recruitment Services Ltd
£22k - £28k pa + benefits
01 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Service Charge Accountant

My client is a leading Managing Agent that is part of one of largest property groups within the UK managing in excess of 85,000 residential blocks and estates. They are looking to add a further Service Charge Accountant to their established team in Northwich. The successful applicant will supported with a strong internal infrastructure and many benefits including increasing annual leave with service, discounted gym membership, pension plan, life assurance and a host of other company benefits.

Main duties:
·Prepare client accounts in accordance with current legislation and industry body requirements.
·Arrange and liaise with auditors when audits are due/in progress.
·Process any instructions following external and/or internal agreement between parties i.e. making adjustments.
·Attend meetings/communicate with as required with Operational Directors, Heads of Departments, Business Development Managers, Regional/Property Managers, Clients and others to set-up and/or resolve any new business queries or client account queries.
·Investigate previous Managing Agents financial transactions and challenge mismanagement of funds when appropriate.
·Make decisions both independently and collaboratively based on reasoned arguments, supported by evidence with a clear business benefit.
·Prepare all pertinent data for handover once no longer acting instruction has been received; process the NLA until complete.
·Meet all Service Level Agreements within stated deadlines.
·Complete all further reasonable external or internal request that are received.
·Make decisions both independently and as a team, based on reasoned arguments and supported by evidence of clear business benefit.

You will demonstrate:
·Experience of Service Charge Accounting or Statutory Accounting (Minimum one year)
·Part qualified ACCA or CIMA is desirable but not essential, an accounting degree or experience only will also be considered along with other accounting qualifications.
·A strong Microsoft Office user with advanced Excel skills.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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