Senior Finance Officer - Service Charges and Rents: £20 - 24 per hour (Umbrella) | LondonFor a public sector housing provider in central London, we are recruiting a Senior Finance Officer on a temp basis. Reporting to the Service Charge and Rent Accountant, this role will ensure Service Charges and Rents levied to tenants are accurate, transparent, and in line with housing legislation. This role will account for, and reconcile service charges and will ensure effective analysis of financial data for resident and their rent and service charges. The Senior Finance Officer will ensure transaction processing, budgets and forecasts are efficient and robust.Main Duties:Accurately record service charge and rent expenditure and ensure all data is reconciled and recorded correctlyProvide detailed analysis of costs incurredAssist in the preparation of service charge statementsPrepare accurate annual reconciliation of service charge expenditure reportsAssist in preparing service charge and rent budgets and forecasting reports for stakeholders Raising rechargeable invoices for major works for leaseholdersReview and process service charge adjustments, allocating receipts and chargesPrepare accrual and prepayment journalsSet up new accounts on Orchard Housing Management SystemAssist the rent accounting team with rent increases, and changes to Housing Benefits, DSS and Direct DebitsAssist with the financial information for the annual Service Charge accountsLiaise with external and internal auditorsLiaise with Leasehold Services, Home Ownership, Local Authorities, DWPPerson Specification:AAT, or ACCA part-qualified or experience within a Finance departmentExperience within a Charity, Housing Association, RSL or ALMOExperience of Finance Systems such as Orchard, and Open AccountsStrong MS Excel is essential Experience of forecasting, budgeting and complex data analysisAn understanding of Housing Benefits and Service Charge legislation would be beneficial ________As an employer, we are committed to ensuring the representation of people from all backgrounds regardless of their gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, or any other aspect which makes them unique. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply and would encourage you to let us know if there are steps, we can take to ensure that your recruitment process enables you to present yourself in a way that makes you comfortable.