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Senior Service Charge Accountant

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Property/Service Charge Accountancy, Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -102020-71754_1603207439

  • Published:

    20 October 2020

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:

    19 December 2020

  • Start date:


Senior Service Charge Accountant

Cobalt are working with a FTSE 100 company, seeking an experienced Senior Property Accountant to join their successful team based in London. This client side opportunity will oversee a thriving portfolio of commercial properties and focus largely on the Service Charge function of the property accounting process.

So if you are keen to have autonomy over a challenging portfolio of properties, in a fast paced environment with multiple deadlines, whilst completing advanced reporting, this may be the role for you...


  • Undergoing the full service charge procedure including setting and loading budgets across a large personal portfolio of commercial properties

  • Being the first point of contact for property managers and surveyors, and ensuring all queries are discussed and resolved in a timely manner

  • Monthly and quarterly reporting, as well as reporting up to trial balance and Profit and loss reporting

  • Reconciliation of year end service charges and rents

  • Ensuring all costs are apportioned correctly and the annual budget for the portfolio is accurate and up to date at all times


  • Strong service charge experience and knowledge of the property sector essential

  • Ability to multitask and prioritise efficiently

  • You will possess strong communication skills

  • Efficient across Microsoft Office, especially Excel

  • A strong work ethic and ability to work independently, as well as part of a small team

If this sounds like your next career move, please respond with an up to date version of your CV as soon as possible.