Asst Property Accountant (Property Finance Experience Required)

Goodman Masson Recruitment Services Ltd
London (Greater)
£22k - £25k pa + Study Support
07 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Role Purpose To work within the finance department, supporting the Residential team, providing financial and commercial support. Key Responsibilities Assist the property accountant to: * Ensure properties are closed monthly within two working days of month end; * Ensure that client statements and VAT reports are generated as part of the month end close process; * Ensure that the PPMS ledger balances against the General Ledger on a monthly basis and carry out control account reconciliations as required. Ensure that all balances are understood and supported; * Reconcile Direct Recoverable accounts on a quarterly basis. * Produce Client reporting in accordance with Client expectations; * Raise Pre-Demand Lists for review by the Property Management Team (Target date to raise is no later than 8 weeks before Quarter Day); * Raise demands for service charge and rent on a quarterly basis. (The target date to raise is no later than six weeks prior to Quarter Day); * Provide general accounting support to the Residential team. * Coordinate the six month forecast and annual service charge budget processes with the Property Teams. Organise and attend first and second draft review meetings. Ensure budgets are issued at least one month prior to the new service charge year or in accordance with client expectations. * Coordinate the year end accounts processes and ensure that service charge accounts are audited and packs are issued within three months of the service charge year end or in accordance with client expectations. * Identify any areas within existing processes, which could be improved and discuss these with Line Manager as appropriate; * Ensure that housekeeping on the service accounting system for the owner, property, unit and occupier data is performed on a regular basis and amendments are completed on a timely basis; * Work as part of the team and assist other team members in meeting departmental targets & deadlines. Requirements Essential * Good attention to detail * Ability to provide accurate, high quality output * Self -starter; highly motivated * Proven customer focus skills; ability to communicate effectively at all levels * Strong Excel & Word Skills Desirable * Qube (ECS) skills * Horizon skills
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