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Assistant Property Accountant

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Property/Service Charge Accountancy, Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £25000.00 - £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -012021-72537_1612344348

  • Published:

    03 February 2021

  • Expiry date:

    04 April 2021

  • Start date:


Assistant Property Accountant
South West London

Are you looking to make your next career move in property? Excited by the prospect of analysing accounts and ensuring that projects keep running to right schedules with strict deadlines?

Cobalt are working with a leading develop to find a seeking the new member of their team. This individual will oversee the accounting function of their own portfolio of properties and requires a meticulous and analytical mind to ensure the accounts are accurate and balanced.

This is a client side opportunity, ideal for someone who is committed to the property sector and has a strong work ethic.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring all service charges are correct and variances are logged, communicated and amended in a timely manner

  • Assisting in reporting that will be presented at company meetings to communicate discrepancies and answering queries

  • Loading service charge budgets onto the property management system

  • Working with surveyors and property managers to create and approve budgets for expanding developments and acquired properties

  • Reviewing budgets across service charges and rents and ensuring the general ledger is balanced at month and quarter end

  • Building rapport with auditors and ensuring queries are answer quickly and efficiently

  • Adhering to strict deadlines to ensure the cash flow of rent and service charge collections are accurate across all accounts

Personal Specification:

  • Prior knowledge of the property sector as well as a property management system highly advantageous

  • Committed to results and motivated to problem solve until issues are resolved

  • Strong time management and organisational skills

If this sounds like your next role, please respond with an up to date version of your CV as soon as possible as this role is looking to move fast.