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Senior Client Accountant - Real Estate

  • Location:

    City of London, England

  • Sector:

    Property/Service Charge Accountancy, Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Study Support

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -112019-68957_1599567069

  • Published:

    08 September 2020

  • Duration:


  • Expiry date:

    07 November 2020

  • Start date:


Senior Client Accountant - Retail Portfolio
Central London
£40,000 - £45,000 + Market leading benefits

My client is a FTSE 250 property company who offer a fantastic career trajectory and an amazing work culture, with a great work life balance. They are currently seeking an experienced Client Accountant to join their collaborative team.

You will be working across a dynamic, fast paced and exciting portfolio, this role allows real autonomy and exposure and is definitely not one to be missed.

Key Responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for the full client accounting process inclusive of service charge accounting

  • Preparation of Service charge accounts to ensure the accounts are issued in accordance with client expectation

  • Reconciliation of Service Charges, VAT reporting, client reporting

  • Preparing and reconciliation of client statements

  • Attendance of meetings with clients, and working with clients to understand their needs, interpret their demands and respond as appropriate

  • Calculation and compilation of completion statements, rent review calculations and interest

Personal Specification:

  • You will have previous experience working in a Client Accounting function within Real Estate

  • You will have experience working with a property management system, MRI would be advantageous on this occasion, however not essential

  • Great knowledge and experience of Service Charge accounting process

  • Ability to work on a fast paced and multi-scheduled portfolio

  • Great working knowledge across Microsoft Office Suite, inclusive of intermediate/advance Excel skills for reporting purposes

  • Strong written and verbal communications and inter personal skills

Please apply with an up to date version of your CV as soon as possible to secure an interview.