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Real Estate - Client Accountant

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Property/Service Charge Accountancy, Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -092021-74625_1632150755

  • Published:

    20 September 2021

  • Expiry date:

    19 November 2021

  • Start date:


Client Accountant
London - West End
Up to £42k DOE

Cobalt are delighted to be working with a well known Real Estate Surveyors who are currently seeking a Client Accountant to work across a varied portfolio.

Core responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for monitoring and reporting on all service charge expenditure and project costs on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis.

  • Support the management team to achieve agreed financial targets through effective and timely financial reporting

  • Ensure that processes are in place to accurately forecast and analyse expenditure trends

  • Review costs and expenses relating to the management of the portfolio, track against budgets and take corrective action where appropriate

  • To support / lead the quarterly monthly reconciliation process with the Facilities Management provider

  • To adopt the key role in co-coordinating and preparing the annual service budgets

  • To review and assist in the preparation of the year end budget reconciliation

  • Attending client visits and managing both internal and external relationships

Person Specifications

  • Previous experience working within a Real Estate finance function

  • Wealth of knowledge across Service Charge Accounts

  • Possess strong IT skills, inclusive of experience working across property management systems such as Tramps

  • Organised and can work to strict deadlines.

  • Good communicator with strong interpersonal skills.

  • Effectively manage a small team and can work off own initiative

If you feel you have the relevant experience please do submit your CV ASAP for review!