Senior Service Charge Accountant

Recruiter
BBL Recruitment
Location
Isleworth, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
29 Sep 2019
Closes
24 Oct 2019
Ref
1276848216
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Head of Service Charge Accounting / Client Accounts / Finance Director / Financial Controller - Isleworth - £50-60k

My client is an Isleworth (TW7) based firm of Chartered Surveyors specialising in Residential Block management across Greater London / The inner M25.

Priding themselves on outstanding, bespoke personal service they specialise in managing blocks and estates that have gone through the Right to Manage process or are already established with long running Resident Management Companies on site. They also retain and manage a number of freeholder and investor appointed estates and blocks and endeavour to provide a property management service above and beyond expectations.

Within their Service Charge / Client Accounting department an opportunity has arisen for a Head of Service Charge Accounting / Client Accounts / Finance Director / Financial Controller who will head up the entire property accounting function dealing not only with complex (but well run) block/estate accounts/budgets but also the management of other accounts staff and external auditors.

The successful Head of Service Charge Accounting / Client Accounts / Finance Director / Financial Controller will have previous experience working for a Chartered Surveyor or Property Management business, demonstrate an excellent understanding of RICS and FCA regulatory codes, in depth knowledge of Service Charge Accounts, a Proven track record of successfully managing an Accounts Dept and great IT skills, ideally using QUBE and SAGE.

In addition, the successful Head of Service Charge Accounting / Client Accounts / Finance Director / Financial Controller will come from a stable career background, have a can-do attitude, enjoy working within independent practice and genuinely wish to ensure the very best resident/client experience possible.

The successful Head of Service Charge Accounting / Client Accounts / Finance Director / Financial Controller will broadly undertake the following duties daily:

·Ensuring compliance with RICS Client Money Rules.

·Preparing complex service charge accounts when needed and resolve queries.

·Handling financial side of handovers of new managements.

·Ensuring all s/c accounts are produced by the team on time and are checked.

·Preparing financial report for large clients when needed.

·General troubleshooting on all accounts/financial issues.

·Ensuring IT issues are quickly resolved, liaising with Office Manager and IT suppliers.

·Control of company bookkeeping, accounts and financial planning - liaising with external accountants.

·Monitoring of cash flow

·Identifying savings and efficiencies for both clients and the firm.

·Improve efficiency of working practices.

·To promote the business through provision of first-class professional service.

Salary for the successful Head of Service Charge Accounting / Client Accounts / Finance Director / Financial Controller ranges from £50-60k depending on experience with uplifts based on tenure and performance.

If you are an experienced Head of Service Charge Accounting / Client Accountant / Finance Director / Financial Controller who would like to find out more or express your interest please apply now for immediate consideration and further info.

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