Job Title:

Service Charge Accountant

Job Description:

We have a new opportunity for a proactive and customer-focused individual to join our expanding Finance team. Together with our great team, your role in our busy department will be focused on effective financial management of our property portfolios on behalf of our clients and customers.

Supporting homes under our management across sites throughout the UK, you’ll have a positive impact on the everyday lives of our communities, helping to make their home a great place to live.

 

 

Job Title: Service Charge Accountant

Location: Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham

Working hours: Full time role, 37.5 hours per week (flexible working available)

Reports to: Finance Manager

 

 

Your Benefits

  • A competitive salary
  • 33 days of annual leave, including Bank Holidays
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Health Benefit Scheme
  • Internal and external training opportunities
  • Access to qualifications including AAT, ACCA & CIMA
  • Internal progression opportunities for those who excel in their role

 

Your Role

  • Undertake financial reviews of new management instructions as part of our handover and integration process
  • Issue leasehold service charge and ground rent demands, record receipts and other general ledger items
  • Assist Property Managers with annual service charge budget reviews, preparation, apportionment, and loading to our system (MRI Qube)
  • Production of residential service charge accounts and accounting reports
  • Prepare client reports as required
  • Liaise with clients, customers, contractors, and external accountants to resolve queries
  • Support with answering general enquiries from customers and colleagues

 

Your Skills & Qualities

  • Strong administration and organisation skills
  • Excellent IT skills including use of Microsoft Office (outlook, word and excel)
  • Positive attitude and proactive approach to problem solving
  • Excellent time management with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail and good analytical skills
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Good verbal communication skills in dealing with stakeholders
  • Self motivated with the ability to use own initiative and work within a team

 


Your Experience

  • Previous experience working in an office environment
  • Experience in a client/service charge finance role, leasehold block management experience would be desirable
  • Knowledge of MRI Qube is desirable but not essential.
  • Qualifications gained including AAT, CIMA or ACCA would be desirable

 

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