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Property Accountant - Real Estate

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Property/Service Charge Accountancy, Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -112020-71974_1607455607

  • Published:

    08 December 2020

  • Expiry date:

    06 February 2021

  • Start date:


Property Accountant
South London

Cobalt are delighted to be working alongside a reputable developer based in South London who are currently seeking a Property Accountant to join manage their Commercial portfolio. This role is working across a diverse and expanding portfolio of commercial properties, which will continue to grow as the development completes.

If you are seeking a new challenge that will allow you full ownership of your day to day tasks, with autonomy over setting up and implementing new processes in a fast paced environment, this could be the role for you.


  • Undergoing multiple service charge year ends and ensuring that all scheduling across rent and service charge demands is completed accurately

  • Setting up new tenants, properties and processes on the property management system, and ensuring the on-boarding process is thoroughly verified and successfully

  • Presenting budgets internally and ensuring a clear line of communication across all departments, liaising with asset managers, surveyors to agree budgets and maintain relationships across new properties and projects

  • Thereafter ensuring any escalated tenant's queries are answered and the ledger remains balances across all accounts

  • Ensuring the reconciliation of accounts is completely on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis

  • Overseeing Service Charge budgets for the Residential Client Accountant when required

Personal Specification

  • An in depth understanding of property management accounting across rent and service charges

  • Proven experience working across a busy work load, ensuring tight deadlines are met and exceeded

  • Ability to problem solved on the job and adapt quickly to changes in projects

  • ESSENTIAL: Working knowledge of a property management system such as Qube, MRI, Yardi or TRAMPS

If this role is of interest to you for your next move, please do submit your most up to date CV for review ASAP!