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Client Accountant

Client Accountant, Full Time, Permanent, Birmingham, £28,000 - £35,000 Per Annum

Cobalt are delighted to be working alongside one of the UK's leading property consultancies, with a new mandate for a Client Accountant in their central Birmingham office.

Role responsibilities:

  • To ensure the maintenance of lease details on the database is performed in an accurate & timely manner.
  • Maintain and update property service charge year end and budget information on the database, monitor budget to actual reporting and actively manage shortfalls in the service charge account.
  • Assume full responsibility and control of the quarterly timetable for own portfolio for all regular charges and liaising with the admin team.
  • Review of all bank account reconciliations for the portfolio and ensuring that the reconciling items are dealt with correctly on a monthly basis.
  • Responsibility of budget monitoring of own portfolio and reporting exceptions.
  • Carry out quarterly reviews of the Service Charge accounts with surveyor/facilities manager
  • Complete year end reviews with surveyors and BGVA appointed accountants.
  • Produce monthly financial reporting and take responsibility for Client statement updates.
  • Produce VAT reports including monthly or quarterly reconciliation and settlement of the VAT account.
  • Report directly to Clients at regular finance/accounts review meetings both on/off-site
  • Arrange all Rental/Insurance receipts to be transferred to clients, proving ad-hoc requests as appropriate
  • Assist PMA Helpdesk with all queries they need resolving in a timely manner.
  • Responsibility for weekly/monthly updates to departmental control and compliance reports for the portfolio.
  • Have a proactive approach to risk management

The ideal candidate must be:

  • ACCA/CIMA/ACA either part qualified or fully chartered.
  • Experience of operating in the property industry.
  • Experience of service charge

This is the perfect role for someone looking to join a true market leader with a brilliant client reputation and a vibrant working environment.

If you are interested in this role then please apply directly to this advert with your most recent CV.