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Service Charge Accounts Assistant

Service Charge Accounts Assistant

9 month FTC

Loughton Essex

£30k - £34k per annum

Cobalt is exclusively working with one of London's largest owned property development businesses as they are seeking a Service Charge Accounts Assistant to join them in their Loughton office on a 9 month FTC MAT cover.


  • To take full ownership of the Service Charge and Ground Rent accounting function for a portfolio of properties.

  • Raising periodic demands and processing receipts.

  • Handle the preparation of balancing charges for leaseholders.

  • Processing a high volume of purchase ledger invoices and paying contractors.

  • Creating tenancies in line with completions and assignments.

  • Set up of new sites including budgets and apportionment's.

  • Reviewing expenses, investigating variances, and posting corrections.

  • Calculating and posting prepayments and accruals.

  • Preparing year end accounts to TB (training available if needed).

Personal Attributes:

  • Minimum of 2 years' accounts experience.

  • Exposure to a service charge accounts role or similar.

  • An understanding of leaseholds.

  • A good understanding of Microsoft Excel.

  • Good written and spoken business English.

  • Must be able to prioritise and organise own workload to meet deadlines.

  • Willing to join in a small team and help colleagues when necessary.

  • Studying AAT / AAT qualified or qualified by experience.

If the above is of interest please apply now as this is a urgent hire that wont be available for long.