Senior Service Charge Accountant

Posted 14 February 2024
Job type Permanent
Discipline Property Administration
Contact NameConor Clarke

Job description

Senior Service Charge Accountant

I am looking for a highly experienced Service Charge accountant on behalf of my client, a brilliant growing independent agency in the Kensington Area to join their team.

Their team needs an enthusiastic, dynamic, superbly organised, and committed individual who can help progress our Service Charge Accounts Department of our successful and unique Estate Agency. You'll be working with the Block Management Team to ensure that the department is organised, effective and runs smoothly and that we build the very best relationships with our Landlords and Tenants that we can. 

Experience + Skills:

  • Minimum of 5 years Service Charge accounting experience is essential
  • ARMA audit regulations
  • Blockman software familiarity preferred but not essential
  • Very Strong Planning and Organisation
  • ARMA Client Money regulatory/audit requirements experience required
  • General Accounting expertise and/or qualifications preferred
  • Communication and Reaction + Team PLayer
  • Naturally inquisitive and problem-solving aptitude

Main Responsibilities:
  • Creating and maintaining strong client relationships with our Landlords and Tenants. Ensuring that a firm trust is established from the outset so that communication is fluid, easy, and frequent.
  • Regular Reconciliation of the Client bank accounts within Blockman to make sure all transactions are logged and correct.
  • Dealing with all the purchase ledger duties as well as the wider physical and digital files that will be audited annually so they need to be meticulously kept. 
  • You will need to work closely with Block Management and advise of monies in, chase any arrears, let the Team know when funds are getting tight on a building, and help manage those expectations. Get used to and confident at producing a number of reports on our current software.
  • Issuing Service Charge demands and making sure they are legally compliant and financially perfect. Following up the demands with reminders when necessary and keeping a tight grip on the credit control aspect to minimise any arrears.
  • Preparing and checking all building Year End Accounts both before and after being sent to the external accountants for certification.
  • You will be expected to speak to our Clients and involve yourself in the community we serve. They are proud to be an integral part of the community; some of which you will be expected to attend. 

Contact Details: If you are interested in this role as a Senior Service Charge Accountant in Putney,  please contact Conor at Rayner Personnel on 07920 117428 and please send us a copy of your CV to
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