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Lettings Accounts Assistant

Lettings Accounts Assistant
£25k - £32k

Our client is looking to expand their accounts team with an experienced Lettings Client Accountant/Assistant who wants to grow with an exceptional and innovative company.

The successful candidate will enjoy a fast paced environment where they interact with numerous people daily and strive to problem solve in a quick and friendly manner.

Having Reapit experience is a massive bonus!

Main Duties

  • Overseeing a portfolio of properties across all lettings requirements, dealing directly with tenants and landlords across queries and demands via phone, letter and email

  • Processing payments of deposit returns to outgoing tenants, as well as ensuring all accounts are accurate for new tenants on the system

  • Processing card payments ensuring a clear line of communication is maintained with the tenant and that the accounts are balanced

  • Ensuring suppliers invoices are processed and approved

  • Maintaining accounts and ensuring recoverable charges are handled in a timely manner

  • Chasing outstanding rent and setting up payment plans as required

  • That all rent receipts are posted on daily basis and allocated to correct tenants accordingly or if there are discrepancies.

  • That sufficient retention is kept on the client accounts for properties where rent collection is on six monthly or to chase the clients for payment of property expenses.

  • Negotiators are to be informed daily of any expected funds have been received e.g. holding deposits, moving in monies.

  • That client and tenant fee invoices are raised on the system as per agreed pattern and percentages with client.

  • That annual auditor queries are dealt with promptly and accurately by ensuring that suggestions of the good practice are adjusted on the system.

Personal requirements

  • A deadline oriented individual, with the ability to multitask and prioritise well

  • Great communication skills, both written and verbal

  • A working understanding of the property sector and lettings accounts

  • Ability to work independently and be self motivated

  • Reapit experience

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you then please do apply with a copy of your up to date CV.