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Senior Property Accountant

  • Location London
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH135867
  • Salary Up to £50000.00 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 Senior Property Accountant with some supervisory experience to join 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. Alongside supervising a small team of junior Client Accountants

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

  • ACCA OR CIMA Newly Qualified, Finalist or QBE
  • Previous Property Accounting experience is essential.
  • 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.