Service Charge Accountant - 12 month contract

  • Job Reference: NR/887460
  • Date Posted: 20 November 2018
  • Recruiter: Beach Baker Property Recruitment
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £45,000 to £50,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Benefits
  • Sector: Business Services
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Beach Baker is currently working with a leading property company to recruit a Service Charge Accountant in its London head office. This is an immediate requirement on a 12-month fixed term contract basis.

This person will provide support to the Property Managers on service charge apportionment schedules; ensuring that budgets are correctly recorded, and that year end reconciliations are completed in a timely manner.

Duties of the role will include:

  • Support budget holders with preparation for annual increases / charges
  • Year-end reconciliations/true-ups
  • Monitoring of caps & incentives
  • Production of final financial statements for tenants
  • Organise the audit and post audit journals
  • Resolution of queries
  • Support on new property set up
  • Liaising with external service charge auditors
  • Understanding of billing cycles - English & Irish quarters
  • Dealing with Property Asset Team

The successful candidate for this role will be qualified or part-qualified in a recognised accounting qualification (CIMA, ACCA, AAT) with an understanding of client reporting & service charge requirements, ideally in a property related role. You should be highly numerate with strong attention to detail and excellent communication skills.