Trainee Service Charge Accountant, Jobs, 1021

Trainee Service Charge Accountant - Bedfordshire

£20,000 - £24,000 - Accountancy
Ref: 1021 Date Posted: Monday 24 Feb 2020
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We are currently interested in speaking to Accounts professionals who would like to explore a new opportunity in the world of Property. We are looking for driven individuals who would like to build a career in Service Charge Accountancy with one of the largest Property Management Companies in the UK. As a Trainee Service Charge Accountant, you will have a background in Accountancy and have a desire to learn and train on the job.
About the Role:
As the Trainee Service Charge Accountant, your role will involve the following:
  • Preparing year end service charge accounts including preparation of extended trial balance, accruals, prepayments and journals, ready to be sent to accountants.
  • Performing balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Creating and issuing the budget template and inputting onto the property management system.
  • Raising and issuing service charge and ground rent demands in accordance with the leases.
  • Allocation of all tenant payments.
  • Dealing with arrears of service charge and ground rent appropriately.
  • Setting up new sites, leases, units and service charge information onto the property management system.
  • Handling the ground rents and client payments.
  • Ensuring purchase invoices are processed and paid correctly in a timely manner.
  • Liaising with other agents in respect of handovers.
  • Dealing with queries raised by colleagues, clients and tenants efficiently.
What are we looking for?
  • You will be able to demonstrate strong accounting skills
  • You will preferably possess a relevant accounting qualification (AAT, ACCA, CIMA) or evidence of qualification by experience
  • You will have strong organisational skills
  • You will manage your time well and adhere to deadlines
  • You will possess a high level of detail and accuracy
  • You will be able to demonstrate strong Excel skills
  • You will have experience of building and establishing relationships with clients
  • You will be customer focused with experience of communicating with leaseholders
  • You will have the ability to provide operational input into the Senior Management Team
  • You will be friendly, approachable and kind
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