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Service Charge Accountant

Service Charge Accountant

  • Location

    North West London, London

  • Sector:

    Part-qualified & Transactional Finance

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  • Salary:

    £33000.00 - £38500.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Luke Blair

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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Cedar is currently recruiting a Service Charge Accountant for a well-known Housing Association in North West London.
The organisation enjoys a wonderful reputation and offers a fantastic working environment along with some great benefits.
The ideal candidate will boast recent experience as a Rent & Service Charge Accountant from the Housing sector and will actively wish to continue in the industry.

Some of the duties for the role are:

  • Provide detailed financial information and reporting for rent and service charge
  • Responsible for all rent and service charge calculations
  • Support the rent and service charge setting process
  • Monitor the input of all service charge invoices into the system, checking codes and making amendments where necessary for the purposes of accurate budget reporting.
  • Analyse data to ensure that correct costs are reflected against properties to enable accurate recharges to be calculated.
  • Liaise with service departments and other stakeholders regarding any rents and service charge queries.
  • Keep an accurate record of all relevant procedures and processes in relation to rent and service charge accounting
  • Organise the schedule for the preparation of the rent and service charge statements

Key Skills:

  • Social housing rent and service charge experience is essential
  • Proven experience of processing high volume financial transactions
  • Proven experience of reconciling accounts and preparing financial statements
  • Strong knowledge of rent regulation, service charges and tenancy legislation is essential
  • Good relationship builder
  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • 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.