Accounts Assistant - Hertfordshire

Up to £28,000 - Accountancy/ Finance
Ref: 2153 Date Posted: Monday 20 May 2024

Job Title: Accounts Assistant

Location: Hitchin Area, Office Based

Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 per annum

Company Overview: Join a small yet highly reputable property company, boasting a rich history of excellence in the real estate industry. With a focus on block management, our company is poised for growth, offering an exciting opportunity for individuals passionate about property management and finance. Nestled in the friendly ambiance of our Hitchin office, you'll find a supportive team environment where your skills and contributions are valued.

Role Overview: As an Accounts Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting the financial operations of our property management department. You will be responsible for various accounting tasks, ensuring accuracy, compliance, and efficiency in all financial transactions. 


  1. Financial Record Keeping: Maintain accurate records of financial transactions, including invoices, payments, and expenses related to property management activities.

  2. Accounts Receivable/Payable: Process and monitor payments from clients and vendors, ensuring timely invoicing and collections. Handle accounts payable tasks, including reconciliations and vendor communications.

  3. Bank Reconciliations: Conduct regular reconciliations of bank statements, identifying and rectifying any discrepancies in a timely manner.

  4. Budget Management: Assist in the preparation and monitoring of budgets for property management projects, providing insights and analysis as needed.

  5. Client Communication: Liaise with clients regarding financial matters, addressing inquiries and providing necessary documentation in a professional and timely manner.

  6. Financial Reporting: Generate financial reports and statements for internal and external stakeholders, highlighting key metrics and performance indicators.

  7. Compliance: Ensure compliance with relevant financial regulations and standards, staying updated on changes in accounting practices and regulations affecting the property management industry.


  • Experience: Previous experience in property accounts or PRS client accounting is highly desirable.

  • Analytical Skills: Strong analytical abilities with a keen eye for detail, capable of interpreting financial data and identifying trends or anomalies.

  • Communication: Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to interact effectively with clients, colleagues, and external stakeholders.

  • Organisational Skills: Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities effectively, meeting deadlines and delivering results in a fast-paced environment.

  • Software Proficiency: Proficiency in accounting software (e.g., QuickBooks, Sage) and MS Office suite, particularly Excel, is essential.


  • Competitive salary range of £25,000 - £28,000 per annum.
  • Opportunity for professional growth and development within a growing company.
  • Friendly office environment with supportive colleagues and management.


Contact: Posy Spencer | 020 3900 0401 |

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If you are a motivated individual looking for a rewarding career in property management, we would love to hear from you. Apply now and be part of our successful and highly-rated team at Block Recruit!

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