Service Charge Accountant

Service Charge Accountant - North London, London

Ref: 4843Thursday 22 July 2021

£25,000 - £35,000

Established property company in North West London with a substantial block portfolio under management are recruiting for a Service Charge Accountant to join them.  This is an office-based Service Charge Accountant role is working within a small finance team. 


Working with the associated Property Managers the successful Service Charge Accountant will:

  • Be responsible for a dedicated portfolio of service charge accounts.
  • Be a point of contact for leaseholders for all things service charge related
  • Preparing service charge accounts and budgets - Involvement in the setting, management and reconciliation of service charge budgets
  • Involvement in legal processes including recoveries, disputes and lease advice relating to service charges
  • Preparing cashflow for major service charge works and communication with tenants
  • Day to day use of Qube
  • All related administration and reporting.


The successful Service Charge Accountant will have:

  • A minimum of one years’ experience as a Service Charge Accountant – The more experience you have the higher salary you will be able to demand!
  • Experience in the preparation of year end accounts, budgets etc
  • Understanding of variance reporting (budget vs actual)
  • Experience extracting lease information and managing tenant queries.
  • An understanding of RICS service charge code and legislation around long leaseholders (Landlord & Tenant Act)
  • Experience using Qube (Advantageous although not essential)
  • A methodical approach to their work
  • Flexibility to support the wider team as required.

This role would suit a Service Charge Accountant who is looking to work locally (North West London).  Please note that this is an office-based position.