Accounts Manager

Reed Accountancy
12 Jan 2018
12 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is looking for part qualified Accountants who have experience at management level within a finance function who can manage a small team within their finance department. Having a property background would be beneficial.

Key duties
Ensure Accounts for Terminated Managements Are Dealt With Appropriately
• Ensure non-committed funds are transferred to the new agent on or around the final date of management
• Prepare full handover reconciliations and liaise with new managing agents for terminated business within three months of notice of termination
• Ensure the account is closed and archived from the database
• Deal promptly with any queries passed from the paralegal department regarding pre-contract enquiries from solicitors.
• Liaise with the credit controller to ensure arrears are properly chased in accordance with the procedures

Year End Service Charge Accounts
• Prepare the service charge reconciliations and accounts for commercial properties.
• Liaise with managers to finalised the accounts and ensure accounting requirements within the RICS Code and tenants’ leases are met.

Manage of the preparation of residential year end service charge accounts

• Deal with technical points on accounts preparation in accordance with the client leases and ARMA/RICS regulations
• Review accounts prepared by the team and complete the working papers as necessary
• Prepare/finalise the service charge accounts to be audited or reviewed externally
• Ensure appropriate fees are raised for the work carried out
• Liaise with external accountants and ensure any deadlines are met

Manage the accounts preparation for clients’ management companies
• Ensure statutory accounts are prepared in accordance with applicable accounting standards
• Ensure statutory accounts are sent to clients for approval and that the return of the signed accounts are followed up with the RMC directors if necessary
• Ensure timely approval and filing at Companies House

Ensure Accurate Set Up of New Clients
• Prepare opening reconciliations and accounts for new properties taken on by the Block Management Department
• Ensure the property and the lessees are accurately added to the database software and all is set up in accordance with the provisions of the lease
• Ensure any fees agreed by the Block Management Department for setting up the property are raised.

Candidate Profile
• Experience at management level within a finance function
• Experience within property industry
• Previously worked in a similar role
• Personable
• Excellent communication skills
• Computer literate
• Leadership skills and experience
• Problem solver
• Excellent management and interpersonal skills

Working times/ hours - Monday to Friday 9 to 5:30

If you would like to be considered for this role please apply today.

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