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Client Accountant - Real Estate - JN - 74361

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Property/Service Charge Accountancy, Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £38000 - £43000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -082021-74361_1629390974

  • Published:

    19 August 2021

  • Expiry date:

    18 October 2021

  • Start date:


Client Accountant
London - West End
Up to £43k DOE

Cobalt are delighted to be working with a leading Consultancy who are currently seeking a Client Accountant to work on site at one of their retail / mixed use portfolios.

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!