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Service Charge Client Accountant - Shropshire

£26,000 - Accountancy
Ref: 653 Date Posted: Friday 14 Sep 2018
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Fed up of working for a company that is stuck in the dark ages? Want to be a part of a company that encourages ideas and offers a great work environment?
 
We are a company growing at a rapid rate embarking on a new, inspiring chapter. Join us on a journey in changing the Property Management industry for the better…
 
When we established ourselves as a business, our goal was to challenge an industry which is notoriously slow to adopt new ways of thinking and where transparency was nowhere to be seen. We were founded based on a fresh approach to Block and Estate Management and our “get it done” attitude has won us multiple awards and is what has ensured our success.
 
We offer a unique, tailorable Property Management service to a varied portfolio, from commercial retail parks to housing estates and apartment blocks. We also work on behalf of a range of clients including national Housing Developers and Resident Management Companies.
 
It is our modern ideologies and ethos of complete transparency that sets us apart from the rest. We also encourage regular site inspections which allows us to identify any problems as soon as they arise, and our extremely dedicated in-house maintenance coordinators allow us to get these problems resolved promptly. We also have our own highly skilled in-house legal team that advise our staff and our clients on their legal obligations. We are a company that can offer the complete package.
 
We’re a team of 9 and we’re continuously evolving. It’s an exciting time to join us, to be a part of a company whose roots are already imbedding in the industry, yet we are by no means your standard Block Management company. We’re still young so you’ll have the opportunity to grow alongside us as a business in a vibrant work environment.  
 
Due to continued growth, our team is growing. We are now searching for a new Service Charge Client Accountant to join our team based from our office in Shropshire. We’re looking for someone experienced, qualified and hardworking. You must be a strong team player, yet able to work just as well as an individual. Your duties as our new Service Charge Client Accountant will include:
 
  • Producing periodic Service Charge / Ground Rent demands
  • Recording and allocating incoming Service Charge / Ground Rent payments
  • Conducting bank reconciliations
  • Preparing and producing year-end accounts
  • Processing contractor payments
  • Issuing overdue payment reminders
  • Liaising with solicitors when dealing with accounts in arrears
  • Liaising with leaseholders regarding their Service Charge / Ground Rent account
  • Ensuring compliance with the annual declaration and ARMA-Q standards
  • Assisting property managers in setting up new sites and annual budget preparation
  • Client reporting
  • Assisting with VAT returns / payroll
  • General office duties including telephone calls and emails, filing and administrative tasks.
 
Minimum Requirements
 
  • Service Charge Accounting experience
  • ACA / ACCA qualified
 
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.
 
Desirable Requirements
 
  • Experience using Blockman, Sage 50 Accounts and Bankline
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office software
  • Payroll experience
  • VAT return experience
  • Good organisational skills
  • Professional telephone manner
 
Salary Range & Benefits
 
This position is paying a competitive salary of £26,000 per annum for the successful candidate.
 
Application Process
 
Once we have received your CV you can expect to get a call or email within 1 week.
 
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!
 
Do not miss out on the chance to join a company that are doing things differently! Apply today.
 
Contact: Zoe Southwell
www.blockrecruit.co.uk | 020 3900 0401 | zoe@blockrecruit.co.uk