Accounts Assistant - Property
Established property management Company, dealing mostly in residential block management, in Kingston upon Thames is seeking a Bookkeeper or Accounts Assistant to join their client accounts team dealing with ground rents and service charges.
Duties and responsibilities include:
Posting income and expenditure from bank statements. Reconciling service charge accounts. Paying contractor invoices. Raising periodic service charge demands and any other charges due and sending them to lessees Preparing income & expenditure reports and sending these to clients Preparation of annual service charge budgets, liaising with clients and Property Managers. Preparing service charge year end accounts Liaising with external accountants and agreeing draft accounts with clients Meeting deadlines on budgets, sending out charges and preparing year end accounts. Responding to and managing queries from leaseholders Supporting Property Managers with any account related queries
Good interpersonal and communication skills. A friendly and polite approach to clients and a helpful attitude to colleagues. Previous experience in an accounts role essential. Previous experience in property accounting (rental, ground rent, service charges, etc) is preferable. The successful candidate would be working as part of a team but would have their own properties that they would be responsible for. This opportunity would ideally suit someone who is careful and numerate, with good computer skills and who enjoys taking tasks through to completion within a stated time frame. They would also need to be able to work on their own, taking full responsibility for their own properties, but with the support of the Head of Accounts and other colleagues when needed.
Salary £25,000 - £30,000 based on skill set. Working hours are Monday - Friday 0900-1700. What you need to do now: If you're interested in this vacancy, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.