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Client Accountant

  • Location City of London
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH135863
  • Salary Up to £40000.00 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Pension
  • Specialisation Accountancy and Finance
  • Posted July 11, 2022

Investigo are working with one of the countries largest real estate and property management organisations to recruit a new Client Accountant into their London head office. The primary function of the role is to control the finances of client monies held in order to manage a property portfolio. The successful candidate will have the ultimate responsibility for all cash held within their clients portfolio, including rents and any service charges etc.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Periodic reporting to clients (standard reports plus additional as required)
  • Ensure accurate reconciliation of client reports i.e VAT, client statements etc.
  • Maintain professional working relationship with clients and ensure that good client service is delivered
  • Manage and maintain the Service Charge funds of each property under remit
  • Manage and maintain the property and tenant (lease) database for all clients under remit
  • Manage housekeeping of lease data and financial data on databases
  • Liaison with Treasury Department and client to ensure that cash flow/funding for each property service charge is adequate
  • Liaise with property Service Charge Team to ensure completion of service charges within best practice guidelines
  • Deal appropriately with any property transfers as per internal guidelines
  • Complete cash on site audits and monitor cash handling income
  • Understand and clear outstanding items as identified on the annual balance sheet
  • Carry out frequent housekeeping and cleansing of all cash balances held

Person Specification

  • Studying towards an Accounting Qualification
  • Have previous exposure to property accounting would be desirable
  • Strong accounting/financial skills
  • Excellent organisational
  • Excellent time management
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent communications skills both written and verbal
  • Strong team player

If you would interested in knowing more about this role please apply directly to this post with a copy of your latest CV.