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Senior Service Charge Accountant

FirstPort Ltd
Woodside, Luton, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 29, 2024

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Full Time
Job Role: Senior Service Charge Accountant


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

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