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Associate Client Accountant

Associate Client Accountant

3 month FTC

Birmingham + Hybrid working (3 days in / 2 days WFH)

Up to £50,000 DOE

We're seeking for a dedicated individual to join a vibrant Property Asset Management team, where you'll take charge of monthly financial reporting while delivering indispensable support to partners in maintaining client relationships for a 3 month FTC.

You'll closely collaborate with a specialised client-focused group that includes partners, associates, client accountants, and other experts. In this vital role, you'll manage accounts across three distinct portfolios for a specific client. Your responsibilities encompass day-to-day client accounting, with a particular emphasis on month-end reporting. Engage in regular client meetings to address accounting concerns and ensure seamless communication within the team to meet client demands effectively.

In this role, you'll engage with a diverse array of properties spanning Commercial, Residential, and Rural sectors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Excel in diverse client reporting formats, including management accounts.
  • Prepare client statements and aligned reports according to client KPIs.
  • Confidently participate and present in client meetings.
  • Manage tax reporting and submissions to HMRC (CIS, VAT, NRL).
  • Handle trial balances, quarterly and monthly management accounts.
  • Oversee distribution of rental income and cash balances.
  • Initiate funding requests.
  • Issue rent and service charge demands.
  • Administer database and lease management.
  • Foster effective interactions with clients and tenants.
  • Contribute to tax accounting.
  • Undertake quarterly VAT reporting, and if required, submit MTD VAT to HMRC.
  • Provide monthly CIS reports.
  • Conduct reviews of service charges and perform cash reconciliations.
  • Supervise void liabilities and caps.
  • Manage demised utility income, including reconciliation.
  • Analyse budget variances.
  • Collaborate with third-party auditors.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Proficiency in MRI Horizon or a similar property management system such as Yardi/TRAMPS/Qube etc
  • Familiarity with Proactis.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Proven experience as an Associate Client/Management Accountant or Senior Client Accountant in a similar environment.
  • Essential experience in Real Estate & Agency.

Become an integral part of a forward-thinking team, contributing your expertise to the dynamic realm of property asset management.