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Property Accountant - Client Side

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Property/Service Charge Accountancy, Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £40000 - £44000 per annum + bonus and benefits

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -072021-73826_1640021632

  • Published:

    20 December 2021

  • Expiry date:

    18 February 2022

  • Start date:


Property Accountant - Client Side
Up to £44,000 (Experience dependant)

Cobalt is delighted to be supporting a leading landlord, who are currently seeking a Client Accountant with exceptional Service Charge Accounting experience to join their highly successful team.

Key Responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for ensuring that client statements and VAT reports are generated for each month end

  • Reconciliation of client bank accounts on a monthly basis, along with production of Client reporting in accordance with Client expectations

  • Attend quarterly service charge accounting meetings with building teams to review actual expenditure for the year to date against budget

  • Raise Pre-Demand Lists for review by the Property Management Team

  • Raise demands for service charge and rent on a quarterly basis

  • Attend occupier meetings where requested and assist with any client queries

  • Coordinate half year forecasts and annual service charge budget processes with the Property Teams

  • Organise and attend first and second draft review meetings and ensure budgets are issued at least one month prior to the new service charge year or in accordance with client expectations

  • Continuously review processes and procedures, whilst implementing improvements and ensure best practice.

Personal Specifications:

  • Previous experience working in a Senior Client Accountant capacity within Real Estate

  • Strong Service Charge accounting experience

  • You must have strong experience working with the Property Management system Qube ECS, Horizon or similar systems

  • To be a highly motivated individual with an excellent attention to detail

  • Proficient across Microsoft Office, especially Excel

If you feel you have the relevant experience or if there is someone you know who would be interested, please submit an updated version of your CV for consideration.