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Service Charge Accountant

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Property/Service Charge Accountancy, Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -012021-72430_1610991694

  • Published:

    18 January 2021

  • Expiry date:

    19 March 2021

  • Start date:


Service Charge Accountant
South London

My client are a property company with a mixed use portfolio; this consists of a large residential arm and a smaller arm of commercial units. They are looking for a Service Charge Accountant to join their team across an established and growing portfolio of properties.

This role requires a motivated and intuitive individual, that is keen to use their existing knowledge of Service Charges Accounts and put their communication skills to good use.

Key Responsibilities

  • Onboarding new properties onto the property management system, ensuring the accounts are accurate

  • Setting and loading service charge budgets and rent charges alongside the surveyors and property managers, to then be sent out to tenants

  • Ensuring all relevant invoices are paid and allocated once any queries are resolved

  • Reconciling discrepancies across accounts on a monthly and quarterly basis

  • Overseeing the annual service charge budgets and ensuing all balance sheet are correct for the audit process, and answering queries from clients in a quick and efficient manner

  • Overseeing bank reconciliation, including preparation and reporting

Personal Specification

  • A working knowledge of a property management system such as Qube, MRI, Yardi, Voyager, Tramps or Trace.

  • The confidence and ability to work both independently and as part of a team to complete tasks in a timely manner

  • An established understanding of the property sector across the accounting function

If this sounds like your next career move, apply with an up to date version of your CV now!