Senior Service Charge Accountant

Job Title: Senior Service Charge Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Reference: BBBH128_1506094811
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 22, 2017 16:40

Job Description

Harper May is currently working with an industry leading property and asset management firm based in the heart of central London. This expansive firm manages high end commercial and residential property in London and has recently launched a successful investment arm which has secured fashionable areas of land for development and commercial regeneration projects. With a new division and multiple international clients this well renowned management firm is now looking for a Senior Service Charge Accountant to join their growing team. The role will oversee both high profile UK properties as well as assisting with the pre-development service charge accounts.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing a portfolio of high profile commercial and residential properties in London
  • Budgeting and forecasting for the properties and liaising with property managers in regards to their predicted forecasted
  • Preparing service charge accounts for pre-developed properties and projects
  • Leading the service charge accounts for a portfolio of properties
  • Managing a small team of Service Charge Accountants
  • Business partnering with clients and sitting in on client meetings to build rapport and maximise portfolio profitability
  • Completion of quarterly reporting for a designated portfolio
  • Producing the monthly management accounts for a selection of properties

Key requirements:

  • Must be from a client accounting background
  • Service charge accounting experience is a necessity
  • Must have a background in real estate, ideally commercial real estate
  • Will ideally be studying towards an accounting qualification (ACCA/CIMA)
  • Ideally will have management experience and will be looking for management exposure
  • A proactive self starter
  • Strong communicator