Service Charge Accountant

Service Charge Accountant - City, London

Ref: 4855Monday 20 December 2021

To £38,000

Office based role set within an established service charge team. This interesting client side role is looking after the service charge accounting for a substantial portfolio of commercial properties. The portfolio is diverse and could include office blocks, shopping parks, mixed use schemes, retail and light industrial units. The successful Service Charge Accountant will have a minimum of 2 years relevant experience, will have used a property related accounts system and enjoy a varied, busy and often deadline focussed role.


A day in the life of a Service Charge Accountant...

  • Posting Receipts into client accounts
  • Posting Invoices onto client ledgers
  • Arrears Chasing
  • End of year Client Accounts preparation
  • Assisting in the reviewing of service charges and adjustments if needed
  • Processing adjustments and reconciling to the system
  • Providing service charge reports to property managers ahead of the budgets being prepared
  • Ensure all charges are applied correctly to the tenant account
  • Review and recommend any movements of expenditure between cost centers
  • Review and recommend any prepayments and accruals at the service charge year end
  • Clear down service charge VAT on a quarterly basis
  • Check invoice descriptions and make amendments where necessary to ensure correct billing
  • Daily use of Qube Horizon and MS Excel


What can you expect in return?

  • An autonomous function with responsibility sat within a friendly and supportive team
  • Long term secure, stable role
  • Strong benefits including 25 days holiday, annual pay review,
  • There will be opportunities to earn more through a bonus structure and great performance is rewarded through annual pay reviews.