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Service Charge Accountant

Service Charge Accountant

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Part-qualified & Transactional Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Luke Blair

  • Contact email:

    lukeb@cedarrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000007165_1562173068

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-02

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Cedar is currently recruiting a Service Charge Accountant for a well-known Housing Association in the City of London.
The organisation enjoys a wonderful reputation and offers a fantastic working environment along with some great benefits.
The successful candidate will be reporting to the Finance Manager, will have 3 direct reports, and will be responsible for the credit control function.

Some of the duties for the role are:

  • Delivery of monthly management accounts, including service charge accounts
  • Notification of rent and service charge changes to relevant staff and residents
  • Services to residents provide value for money and procurement is properly procured and notified
  • Compliance with relevant legislation, regulation, policy and procedures
  • Delivery of an effective, timely, compliant rent and service charge regime, meeting all legal, statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Timely production of service charge accounts and management accounts as directed.
  • Delivery of accounts reconciliations including trial balance and all control accounts
  • Management of timely and accurate journal postings
  • Production of budgets and forecasts


Key Requirements:

  • Ability to demonstrate experience of rents and service charges
  • Good relationship builder
  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • Previous SUN experience
  • Good organisational & prioritisation skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proactive and enthusiastic approach, with a problem-solving mind-set


This is a great opportunity for somebody who is looking to join a fantastic and exciting company, and enhance, as well as utilise, their existing skills.