Property Client Accountant

England, London, South London
£30000 - £35000 per annum
24 Aug 2021
21 Sep 2021
Ann Trident
Experience Levels
Part Qualified
Contract Type
Full Time

Property Client Accountant. Our Client is a longstanding firm of Chartered Surveyors with an excellent client retention rate. They are now looking for a Client Accountant with property experience to join their prestigious property accounting team.

Reporting to the Team Leader the role will include the following duties:

  • Collating year end service charge accounts and sending to the appropriate Property Manager for approval. Executing pre-payments/accruals.
  • Balancing the client statement to the general ledger and bank and flagging any variances.
  • Preparing quarterly Client Rent Statements, collating invoices, and checking same against entries.
  • Sending statements to clients and making BACS/cheque payments.
  • Sending 'on account' payments to clients bi-monthly and ad hoc.
  • Sending quarterly VAT statements to Accountants where applicable and settling with HMRC.
  • Setting up new Clients/Properties/Units/Tenants/Charges/Periodicity of rents.
  • Updating tenants with rent reviews and lease information. Updating tenant charges with rent increases. Actioning lease assignments, tenancy terminations and creating new tenancies.
  • Sending demands at the appropriate times.
  • Loading the yearly budgets.
  • Raising year end credits/debits, producing the Year End Report and demands to be sent to the tenants.

The Person to apply MUST have at least a couple of years of experience working as a property / client accountant with another property management firm / firm of Chartered Surveyors. It is essential to have excellent communication skills as this is a very 'client facing' role. The incumbent will be a driven and commercial thinker who works well both as part of a team and individually. It will be very helpful if the candidate has some experience of using property systems such as MRI, YARDI or TRAMPS.

This is a very good opportunity to work with a company who offers stability and support.

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