client accountant in Croydon

croydon, greater london
job category
construction & property
job type
reference number
robert davies, randstad cpe
01489 560180
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job description

Are you looking for a career with an established 'employer of choice' that can offer you structured training and clear development and progression in the world of property?

Personal Requirements:

  • Good Understanding of Lettings & Residential Property Management and current Legislation
  • Commercial understanding of the business operation
  • Well-developed interpersonal and oral communication skills
  • Good Excel and Word Skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Good numerical skills
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Ability to prioritise word load and work under pressure
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Problem solving and dispute resolution
  • managing a small team but not essential

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Managing accounts administration for Lettings under HML brand, plus any further lettings portfolios that may integrate into the HML brand.
  • Carry out day to day tasks in accordance with the RICS Code of Practice

  • Overseeing a small team of accounts assistants, ensuring a smooth completion of tasks for both Rent and Commercial Service Charges
    • Purchase Ledger
    • Cashier
    • Demands
    • Bank Reconciliations
    • Arrears Chasing
    • Any other ad hoc duties
    • Deposits
  • Deputise for the Head of Lettings Accounting in her absence
  • Attend Client Meetings
  • Conducting annual appraisals for the team
  • Prepare and complete monthly and quarterly client statements
  • Ensure all clients are paid their rental income in line with the management agreement.
  • Client accounting duties - managing a small portfolio of Service charge commercial blocks. This portfolio will increase in time with new business and some existing clients due to restructure.
    • Year-end process
    • Audit queries/draft accounts
    • Client reporting
    • Other ad hoc duties.
    • Raising Quarterly Management Fees
    • Setting up new Clients/Properties/Tenants on the system

  • Carrying out performance reviews
  • Organising holidays and training

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.



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