Service Charge Accountant

Recruiter
Castlefield Recruitment
Location
Manchester
Salary
20000.0000
Posted
08 Feb 2017
Closes
08 Mar 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Client:

Castlefield Recruitment are currently working with a Housing Association in Manchester to recruit a Service Charge Accountant. This is an excellent opportunity to join a fantastic organisation offering great future prospects.

Duties:

  • Preparation of service charges (not previously charged to customers)
  • Dealing with service charge queries in a timely manner
  • Responsible for ensuring that all services charges are correct on resident rent accounts, ensuring that any changes necessary are applied accurately and on the correct date
  • Review and calculate the setting of service charges ensuring that they are correctly charged with supporting documentation, liaising and consulting with Neighbourhood Management wherever possible
  • Meet with both customers and colleagues to explain/consult, with regards to annual service charge changes
  • Check for schemes’ communal equipment and to include within the service charge calculations; remove equipment no longer at scheme
  • Assist the manager with the preparation of service charge calculations and forecasts
  • Responsible for sending out service charge statements within the set timescales
  • Leaseholder: Quarterly/Annual service charge accounts, reconciliation of sinking funds, reviewing budgets
  • Undertake other such work of an equal nature and duties related to the objectives of the post as directed from time to time by the appropriate line manager

Person:

  • The successful applicant must have experience in Rents and Service Charges and have a knowledge of accounts

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