Service Charge Accountant - Hertfordshire

£25,000 - £35,000 - Accountancy
Ref: 1602 Date Posted: Monday 27 Jun 2022
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Our client is a Multi-Disciplined, independent Property Specialist based in the Hertfordshire area and they are now searching for an accounts expert to join them as their new Service Charge Accountant. For this role you must be very organised and possess a methodical approach to your work as you will have a high volume of work and the need to prioritise your workload accordingly.
In the role you will be working closely with the Block Management team and often offering assistance and dealing with leaseholder enquiries, so you must be able to provide excellent customer service in a clear and concise manner. As part of the Block Management team you will be responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the financial aspect of management. Your role will include the following responsibilities:
  • Issuing of service charge and ground rent demands
  • Dealing with Block Management account related enquires
  • Inputting and paying invoices on Re-leased Property Software
  • Inputting agreed budgets on Re-leased Property Software
  • Providing financial information when requested
  • Ensuring that the blocks are reconciled on a regular basis
  • Collating paperwork for year-end accounts
  • Dealing with service charge and ground rent arrears
The ideal candidate for this role will combine a strong background in Leasehold Property Accounting with excellent organisational skills, the ability to pick up new duties quickly and the ability to work to tight deadlines around year end. You’ll support the company’s financial side and will have a can-do attitude as well as strong communication and customer service skills.
 Desirable Requirements
  • AAT or other accountancy qualifications
 Minimum Requirements
  • Minimum 1 years’ experience in service charge accounting
  • Ability to work independently and prioritise own workload
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Use initiative and be proactive
  • Keen to learn and progress
  • Strong Excel skills
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 the  website, so we can stay in touch and let you know when other roles to come up. Everyone is of value to us.
Salary Range & Benefits:
  • Salary: c£35,000
  • Working from home 1-2 days (after probation period is passed) 
  • Hours: 8.45am to 5pm 
  • Pension scheme
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
Contact: Matty Stratton | 020 3900 0401 |
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