Group Service Charge Accountant

Discipline: Finance

Sector: Housing

Location: London

Type: Fixed Term Contract

Date posted: 27/04/2021

Start: ASAP

Duration: 12 months FTC

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum


My client is a large home provider in the UK, with continuous ambitious growth projects that support people in getting on the property ladder, and create lasting communities with continued support and care.  An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Service Charge Accountant to join the team on a one year fixed term contract.


  • Review the service charge accounting on Blue Box and SUN to establish a reconciliation process which can then be implemented
  • Implement a monthly surplus/deficit adjustment process to SUN financials
  • Liaise closely with the operational Service Charge Team to set accurate budgets
  • Liaise closely with the operational service charge team to calculate monthly surplus/deficit adjustments
  • To provide technical expertise and guidance to operational staff on all aspects of service charges
  • Load all approved budgets and forecasts in to the finance system
  • Delivery of the Service Charge Accounts in accordance with the Finance Team’s timetable, policies, procedures and regulations
  • Assist in the maintenance and improvement of all financial systems and policies

Person Specification:

  • Previous experience working as a Service Charge Accountant within a medium/large Housing Association or large property company
  • Experience of working collaboratively across teams building strong and effective relationships
  • Recent experience of budgeting, forecasting and critically analysing outputs
  • CCAB qualified or part-qualified

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33 King Street, St. James’s,
London, SW1Y 6RJ

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