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Client Accountant - Hertfordshire

£30,000 - £40,000 - Accountancy
Ref: 1325 Date Posted: Monday 01 Feb 2021
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The Job Role
 
We’re looking for a Qube Software expert to join a people-led business in Hertfordshire as their new Client Accountant.
 
The purpose of the role is to take responsibility for delivering a client accounting function in respect of service charges and rental income. You will ensure that all client accounting functions including income and expenditure are processed in a timely manner and do not breach RICS codes of practice. The role will further be responsible for ensuring that we raise fees appropriately and for the overall integrity of data in Qube Property Management system.
 
Key responsibilities will include:
 
  • Setting up new developments in Qube to include reviewing and coordinating the set-up of the service charges.
  • Raising charges for residential rent and service charge and issuing of service charge and ground rent demands
  • Prepare service charge quarterly variance analysis, highlighting the reasons behind all material variances to budget, forecast and prior year.
  • Manage the sinking funds accounts in line with RICS codes of conduct and ensure that appropriate controls are in place.
  • Production of annual service charge statements.
  • Reconciling and calculating the year end service charges.
  • Preparing account packs to send to auditors and assisting auditors as required.
  • Ensure all documentation is issued accurately including (but not limited to) budgets, cyclical demands, client reporting etc.
  • Ensure that all monies received and expended on behalf of company clients are accounted for.
  • Accruals, prepayments, processing journals and running month end reports.
  • Train and support junior members of the team
  • Manage transfers of funds between corporate and client bank accounts, as necessary.
  • Liaising with leaseholders and clients regarding service charge accounting queries, ensuring that they are logged on Qube and updated through to closure.
 
Minimum Requirements
 
  • Experience in using Qube to carry out client and service charge accounting
  • Detailed knowledge of the construction, accounting and management of service charges
  • Excellent knowledge of legislation, policy and best practice relating to service charges
  • Experience in carrying out a client accounting function
  • Experience in producing reports and statistics
  • Experience in dealing with a range of clients and balancing differing priorities
  • Enthusiastic and positive
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Able to organise and prioritise a workload
  • Reliable and punctual
 
Desirable Requirements
 
  • Professional accountancy qualifications
  • Experience of implementing policies and procedures
 
If you don’t meet the requirements for this role, call the Block Recruit team to see what other roles we may have which could fit your current level of experience or “create an account” with us on our website, so we can stay in touch and let you know when other roles to come up.
 
Application Process
 
Once we have received your CV you can expect to get a call or email within 24hours. Unfortunately, if you don’t meet the minimum requirements for this position then you may not be contacted for this role. However, we would still love to discuss other opportunities suitable to your current skill set and experience and how we can assist you in your employment search. Give us a call for a confidential careers chat today.
 
Contact: Zoe Southwell  | www.blockrecruit.co.uk | 020 3900 0401 | zoe@blockrecruit.co.uk
 

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