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Client Accountant - 12 Month FTC

  • Location:

    City of London, Greater London

  • Sector:

    Property/Service Charge Accountancy, Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £38000 - £43000 per annum + bonus and benefits

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:

    propaccounts@cobaltrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JN -072021-73927_1636025476

  • Published:

    04 November 2021

  • Expiry date:

    03 January 2022

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Client Accountant - 12 Month FTC
London
Up to £43,000 (Experience dependant)

Cobalt is working with a leading property managing agent who are looking for a Client Accountant on a fixed term contract basis initially. The business has had extraordinary growth within the past couple of years and they are looking to add even more value to the team.

The successful candidate will enjoy a fast-paced environment with the ability to prioritise well and multitask to hit deadlines. This role is looking after a large and impressive portfolio of commercial properties and would suit an individual who enjoys being in a client facing capacity.

Job Specification:

  • Work closely with Property Managers and Surveyors to ensure the smooth running of your designated portfolio

  • Ensure the smooth take on of new instructions and handover of outgoing properties, liaising with external parties as required

  • Billing of periodic rent, service charges and insurance charges to tenants

  • Billing/Recovery of void/vacant unit service charge liabilities from client

  • Preparation and submission of Owner Statements, VAT Reports and other reports as required by the client

  • Entering Service Charge Budgets onto the system and ensuring tenant on accounts amended accordingly

  • Calculation and compilation of completion statements, rent review calculations and interest

  • Preparation and reconciliation of annual Service Charge accounts including cash reconciliations

  • Preparation and submission of funding requests to client

  • Monthly reconciliation of Client Bank accounts, including investigation & correction of reconciling items

  • Attendance at client meetings as required

Personal Specification:

  • Previous experience working within a Client Accountant function within Real Estate

  • Strong Service Charge Accounting Experience

  • Knowledge of a property management system such as Tramps, Horizon, Qube, MRI, Yardi

  • Strong and clear communication skills both written and verbal

  • Collaborative working style within a fast paced environment

If you feel your background suits this role, please apply ASAP with your most up to date CV.