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Service Charge Accountant

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £48k per year
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Building Services
  • Contact: Adriana Majewska
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0207 743 7555
  • Expiry Date: 18 June 2024
  • Job Ref: 407367AMA

We are currently recruiting for Service Charge Accountant for a 6 months FTC with a leading property management and real estate services firm in London.

Role Purpose

In this role, you will collaborate closely with the Property Management team and the Property Accounts department.

Key Responsibilities:

• Preparation, reconciliation, and recharging of annual service charge accounts

• Reviewing service charge setups and maintaining ongoing service charge systems for designated properties

• Posting prepayments and accruals at the service charge year end

• Quarterly review and analysis of expenditure

• Producing service charge cash reconciliations up to trial balance and identifying any funding issues

• Coordination with external auditors, addressing identified audit findings

• Liaison with property management colleagues, acting upon requirements

• Updating service charge budgets and amending occupier/landlord details accordingly

• Reconciling direct recoverable, including utility recharge journal postings

Person Specification:

• Strong self-management skills

• Able to reconcile service charges and prepare service charge cash reconciliations

• Experience in commercial or residential real estate accounting

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with strong interpersonal abilities

  • Broad industry knowledge
  • IT skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet)
  • Excellent numerical reasoning and analytical skills
  • High degree of attention to detail

If you feel like this will be a good fit for you, please apply with a copy of your CV today!