Service Charge Accountant

Recruiter
Robertson Bell
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
25 Jun 2019
Closes
28 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Do you take pride in being an expert in your sector? Does your knowledge of social housing and service charges mean you can confidently influence and advise stakeholders? Are you looking for a role in which you have a flexible working schedule within an organisation entering a new phase of modernisation?My client is a Central London based Housing organisation that is making significant steps to develop homes for both the private and social markets. With new Finance leadership, this role joins a lively team and will work across the organisation to make sure service charge income is maximised, making this a key role within the structure. Reporting to the Head of Finance, you will demonstrate your expertise by:*Taking ownership of Service Charge accounting for the organisation, and liaise confidently across the business to provide a first-class service by building strong relationships*Being the on-site expert for all Service Charge issues, making sure residents and in house staff are kept aware of any changes to the Service Charge schedule *Leading on all reconciliations between the Service Charge system and the general ledger*Produce accurate monthly management accounts for all Service Charges, to influence strategic decision making*Liaise with the Income, Development and Housing teams to maximise Service Charge income and isolate and resolve discrepancies and ensure maximum efficiencies in recovering costs.As a modern and forward thinking organisation, a significant perk of the role is the flexible working from home policy, which can be tailored to suit the ideal candidate. For those who have the required expertise in service charge accounting, this role has the appeal of contributing to the challenge of filling a knowledge gap and becoming an indispensable part of the organisation.The ideal candidate will be:*Either a qualified accountant, or QBE with strong experience within social housing service charge accounting*A strong communicator with the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels*Someone who can identify and explore opportunities for growth by applying an in-depth knowledge of the sector.Applications are under constant review and this vacancy can close as soon as suitable candidates are found - please don't delay in submitting your application if you meet the above criteria!