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Client Accountant - Hertfordshire

  • Location:

    Hemel Hempstead, England

  • Sector:

    Property/Service Charge Accountancy, Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £27000 - £32000 per annum + study support and bonus

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -082021-74361_1635170150

  • Published:

    25 October 2021

  • Expiry date:

    24 December 2021

  • Start date:


Client Accountant
London - Hertfordshire
Up to £32,000 + Study Support + Bonus

Cobalt are delighted to be working with a leading, well established residential property management company, who are seeking an Client Accountant to join their high performing team in Hemel Hempstead. You will be working closely with the Accoutns Manager and have full autonomy of their Service Charge Accounts portfolio.

Core responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for monitoring and reporting on all service charge expenditure and project costs on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis.

  • Support the management team to achieve agreed financial targets through effective and timely financial reporting

  • Ensure that processes are in place to accurately forecast and analyse expenditure trends

  • Review costs and expenses relating to the management of the portfolio, track against budgets and take corrective action where appropriate

  • To support / lead the quarterly monthly reconciliation process with the Facilities Management provider

  • To adopt the key role in co-ordinating and preparing the annual service budgets

  • To review and assist in the preparation of the year end budget reconciliation

  • Attending client visits and managing both internal and external relationships

Person Specifications

  • Previous experience working within a Real Estate finance function

  • Wealth of knowledge across Service Charge Accounts

  • Possess strong IT skills, inclusive of experience working across property management systems such as Tramps

  • Organised and can work to strict deadlines.

  • Good communicator with strong interpersonal skills.

  • Effectively manage a small team and can work off own initiative

If you feel you have the relevant experience please do submit your CV ASAP for review!