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Client / Service Charge Accountant

Client/Service Charge Accountant - Qube user

£50,000 - £55,000



Cobalt is working with a small boutique landlord who is looking to bring in a Client / Service Charge Accountant to provide support to the team in ensuring the smooth running of all financial aspects relating to the commercial portfolios.


  • Reviewing Service Charge expenditure and investigate variances against budget for a specified portfolio.

  • Communicating effectively with Building Managers and head office staff to ensure timely delivery of monthly reports to Directors.

  • Hold regular meetings with Building Managers to discuss variances/open commitments & forecasting.

  • Administration and assistance of the year end reconciliation process and audit.

  • Preparation of service charge budgets and calculation of service charges for tenants. Attend monthly budget meetings with budget holders and provide reporting on monthly variances.

  • Monthly reconciliation of control accounts.

  • Monthly review and reconciliation of quarterly income & Internal voids.

  • Reconciliation of SC reporting Vs TB to ensure consistency in reporting across the business.

  • Review (Internal) Insurance process for property portfolio.

What we require of you:

  • Experience of at least 5-10+ years in a service charge accounting background within a Property Management environment is essential.

  • Experience using Qube is a must. Please do not apply if you haven't used Qube.

  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

  • Strong data analysis skills.

  • Good Excel skills.

  • Possess good communication skills.

  • A forward thinker and planner.

If you are interested please apply online with your CV today!