Service Charge Accountant

Location Enfield
Discipline: Finance
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Benefits
Contact name: Matthew Ager

Job ref: 12087
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP



£40,000 to £48,000 + BENEFITS


We're proud to be recruiting on behalf of a successful property management company that is looking to recruit a Service Charge Accountant to join the team.

As a Service Charge Accountant, you'll be responsible for the preparation of a portfolio of Client Accounts, Preparing Annual Service Charge Accounts, External Audit, Balance Sheet Reconciliation, Monthly/Quarterly Reporting and Assisting with Year End Reconciliations.

This is a great opportunity for an individual who has experience of Service Charge Accounts within the property industry and is keen to join a growing company.


  • As the Service Charge Accountant, you'll be reporting directly to the Financial Controller and be working alongside other Service Charge Accountant, each managing their own portfolio.
  • Preparation of the annual service charge accounts and liaising with clients and auditors of year end accounts
  • Producing draft annual service charge accounts, preparing accounts files and answering accounts queries
  • Responsible for Service Charge Balance Sheet Reconciliations and analytical review of Income & Expenditure
  • Producing monthly/quarterly and ad-hoc client reports and accounting analysis
  • Bank Reconciliations for year-end accounts as required.
  • Liaison with Property Managers and Other Departments on accounting matters
  • Ensuring the integrity of accounting records and controls
  • Posting items on the management system when reconciling service charge accounts
  • Posting Accruals and Prepayments on system
  • Responsible for the Credit control of own portfolio including issues reminders and escalating to legal


  • Must have current experience as a Service Charge Accountant / Client Accountant or similar role, within the property industry.
  • Experience of Service Charges within the property industry is essential.
  • Good organisational, communication and analytical skills
  • Must be competent with MS Excel
  • Any experience of Propman would be a significant advantage.
  • strong Client Accounting experience as well as property management knowledge.
  • Accounting Qualifications are not essential for this role, so QBE / Qualified by Experience are welcome to apply, as well as, part and fully qualified AAT / CIMA / ACCA / ACA candidates.


Please send your CV for the Service Charge Accountant via the advert for immediate consideration.

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