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Property Accountant - Real Estate

  • Location:

    Essex, United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Property/Service Charge Accountancy, Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -082020-71292_1597844123

  • Published:

    19 August 2020

  • Expiry date:

    18 October 2020

  • Start date:


Property Accountant
£35,000 - £40,000

Our client is a reputable Chartered Surveyors who have a main focus on Property Management and Asset Management within the business and they are currently seeking an experienced Property Accountant to join their successful team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for managing the client reporting and service charge accounting

  • On-boarding of new clients and completion of hand overs for outgoing managements

  • Preparing monthly, quarterly and periodic client statements and VAT reports.

  • Preparing and filing VAT returns and raising and issuing service charge and rent demands

  • Preparing year-end service charge accounts, in line with recommended and statutory practice

  • Assisting the property managers with the drafting of annual service budgets and implementation of the same

  • You will be client facing and ensure that a high level service is provided at all times

Personal Specifications:

  • You will have previous experience working within a Client Accounting / Service Charge Accounting function

  • Background working within Property Management Accounts

  • Previous experience working with Property Management Systems Qube / Tramps

  • You will have a strong eye for detail and by a highly organised individual

  • Confident in your ability to speak with clients and build strong rapport

  • Enjoy being part of a close knit team where providing support to each other is key to success

If you feel that you or if there is someone you know holds the required skill set for the above position, please submit an updated version of your CV for consideration - This role is to start as soon as possible.