Client Accountant

Hamilton Search
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are seeking an AAT qualified (or qualified through experience) Client Accountant experienced in Service Charge accounting. The role entails;

  • On service charge rotation, looking after a portfolio of Residential developments ensuring all year-ends are closed in a timely manner.
  • Preparing and closing Service Charge Year end Accounts.
  • Reconciling s/c year-end to client statements when required.
  • Liaising with external auditors, answering queries, reviewing the accounts with property managers and Directors if applicable.
  • On Client Finance Rotation, liaising with Property Managers regarding budgets
  • Preparing and issuing residents invoices in accordance with agreed timescales.
  • Review and closing of Client Statements and any enquiries which arise from Clients.
  • Sending payments to client as applicable
  • Responding promptly to routine incoming correspondence by letter or email.
  • Processing efficiently all incoming telephone calls.
  • Block and commercial [if mixed use] accounting duties.
  • Reporting to Managers as appropriate.
  • Keeping informed of various Health & Safety and legal requirements and ensuring these are adhered to.
  • Liaising and meeting with clients, lessees, professional advisors and colleagues in or out the office as necessary.
  • Attending and participating in department/team meetings.
  • Assisting in resolving complaints.
  • Effective diary and task management.
  • Ensuring that all Statutory Notices are served with the relevant paperwork in accordance with current legislation.
  • Supporting other members of department in event of holidays etc.
  • To create a clear line of communication in respect of all of our customers, colleagues and clients, in order to provide an excellent level of service.
  • Being part of an active team and adhering to all company policies and procedures.
  • Recording data in Qube, our computer property management system
  • General administration duties i.e., transfer of funds and address changes etc on Qube
  • Assisting Property Managers in their duties as and when necessary.
  • Assisting credit control with tenant breakdowns as necessary.
  • Any other duty as assigned by your line manager.

Salary circa £20k Dependant on experience