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Senior Service Charge Accountant

Job Role: Senior Service Charge Accountant 

Location: Luton

Job Sector: Property Service - Finance

Hours: 35 per week

About us

FirstPort is the UK’s largest Property Management Company, with strong growth plans and a compelling vision of becoming the UK’s Favourite Property Manager.

As Senior Service Charge Accountant, you will contribute to our vision of being the favourite property manager by:

  • Provide all aspects of financial reporting and analysis for our developments, residents, RMCs and clients.
  • Delivering accurate financial statements and records to our customers
  • This role reports to the Property Services- Scheme Accounting Team Leader

Main Responsibilities

  • Deliver year end accounts to residents in a timely fashion
  • Carry out the necessary transactions to ensure a smooth accounting process for accounts
  • Resolve issues on accounts and ensure a quality service is provided to customers/ clients
  • Deliver to department productivity metrics and contribute to the team and organisational goals
  • Liaise effectively with auditors to deliver a smooth audit process and provide the best possible outcome for our customers and our clients
  • Adopt a proactive approach at all times to audit and accounts, liaising with analysts/ managers on areas of concern
  • Balance sheet analysis & risk mitigation
  • Undertake a Cross development analysis and review
  • Take full responsibility of your own development and contribute positively and effectively to the team through creative ideas, tested processes or feedback from colleagues/ external parties.
  • Support the Service Charge Team Leader as required

We are looking for great people who are:

  • Educated to GCSE (or equivalent) level with passes in English language and a relevant mathematical / accounting subject
  • Professional qualification such as AAT completed or very nearly completed.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience of working in an accounting environment
  • Double entry book-keeping and the accuracy that accompanies it
  • Microsoft Excel in particular at intermediate level, alongside Microsoft Word
  • High attention to detail with the ability to see and challenge information
  • Strong communication skills, able to liaise with non-financial internal and external Customers
  • Self-motivated and organised, able to prioritise own workload
  • A team player, demonstrates working towards a common goal
  • Strong customer focus, understanding both internal and external stakeholders

What we give you in return:

  • 23 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Free onsite carparking
  • Opportunities to progress your career with us in several business areas
  • Internal recognition scheme
  • Access to high street discounts and a salary sacrifice scheme
  • Stakeholder Pension Plan and contribution

Senior Service Charge Accountant

Luton
Permanent

Published on 8 Feb 2022

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