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  • Advert Title Portfolio Accountant
  • Advert Text

    Rendall and Rittner, a rapidly growing property management firm, has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Service Charge Accountant or Management Accountant to join the business. Positions are currently available in Woolwich and Aldgate.

    As an experienced professional in Portfolio Accounting, the Portfolio Accountant will be responsible for ensuring the maintenance of and the accuracy and integrity of the accounting records of a designated portfolio of properties.

    Role Specific Accountabilities
    •    Preparation of year end accounts including allocation of costs
    •    Organise audit, post audit journals and respond to internal and external queries
    •    Prepare trial balances as appropriate
    •    Approval of draft accounts, liaising with the board and property manager
    •    Responsibility for audit process, liaising with external auditors and filing with the relevant property team
    •    Distribution of final accounts
    •    Responsibility for statutory accounts filed with Companies House and Inland Revenue
    •    Manage surplus and deficit charges onto lessee accounts
    •    Respond to financial queries from external clients and lessees
    •    Preparation of budget templates, including uploading onto the system
    •    Managing service charge demands and ad hoc costs to tenants as required
    •    Preparation of management reports on a monthly or quarterly basis
    •    Assist property managers in relation to additional financial queries, projects or information as required
    •    Preparation of VAT returns if applicable
    •    Review handover information from previous agents and set up new clients on system
    •    Monitor the cash flow and manage outstanding creditors on regularly basis
    •    Account for or oversee Developer Set Up Funding
    •    Prepare and control void service charges

    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TECHNICAL COMPETENCY

    •    Possession of a recognised accounting qualification (Full or part qualified - CIMA / ACCA/ AAT) or / qualified by experience
    •    Experience within the property industry (highly desirable)
    •    Advanced Excel skills
    •    Knowledge of accounting systems (Propman software package highly desirable)
    •    Attention to detail and Quality standards
    •    Good level of written and verbal communication
    •    Analysis and Problem solving

    This is a permanent contract
    Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 9am – 5.30 pm.
    Salary: Competitive

    We offer a wide range of benefits to our staff including:
    •    25 days’ holiday and 8 bank holidays (pro-rated for part time employees)
    •    Professional Membership Subscription
    •    Professional Development and Training with the Rendall and Rittner Training Academy
    •    Private Medical Care—for Managers and Employees with 3 years of Service
    •    Season Ticket Loans
    •    Free Eye Tests
    •    Employee referral scheme

  • Latest Application Date 25-Sep-2019
  • Location R&R Office - Royal Arsenal
  • Reference HO-3373
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