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Rent and Service Charge Analyst (Hybrid)

Employer
Page Personnel
Location
England, London
Salary
£38000 - £40000 per annum
Closing date
Jul 12, 2022

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

You will be responsible for setting service charges for new homes handing over from developers, including analysing any management company charges and identifying any additional services which need to be provided by Sage and estimating their cost. You will be responsible for producing clear and accurate service charge budgets, which are simple and easy for residents to understand.

Client Details

A rapidly growing housing association who provide high quality affordable housing in England. Their entrepreneurial spirit combined with their technical expertise have got them to where they are today and will enable future sustainable growth.

Description

Service Charges

  • Responsible for maximising their service charge income through accurately estimating all service charges based on actual costs where possible for all tenure types (i.e. tenants, leaseholders, shared owners and freeholders) with reference to financial budgets, current legislation and agreements.
  • Responsible for preparing the service charge budgets for new schemes liaising with internal and external clients to ensure management agreements & leases are appropriate.
  • Responsible for advising on and preparing draft service charge budgets for potential future sites - to assess feasibility.
  • Responsible for reconciling actual service charge costs against estimated service charge costs, to produce year end accounts in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for maintaining and updating service charge information on relevant systems and/or spreadsheets.

Rents

  • Responsible for ensuring their rents are set compliantly with legislation, regulatory requirements and our policy for shared ownership leases and rented tenancies. This includes ensuring their achieves high assurance in internal audits and follows exemplary practice.
  • Responsible for ensuring their rents are set compliantly with legislation, regulatory requirements and our policy for shared ownership leases and rented tenancies. This includes ensuring their achieves high assurance in internal audits and follows exemplary practice.
  • Responsible for continuously identifying ways to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of our rent setting, whilst maintaining the highest level of compliance, for example exploring ways to achieve RICS approved valuations of re-lets, without requiring property (surveyor) valuations each time.

Profile

Experience

  • Experience participating in rent reviews for various tenures.
  • Experience preparing year end accounts in a timely manner.
  • Knowledge of housing management systems.
  • Knowledge of rent setting for various tenures
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills; VLookUps, Pivot Tables, Conditional Formatting etc.

Behavioural

  • You are organised and efficient with your time and self-manage, whilst being comfortable asking for help or guidance when you need it.
  • You are self-driven, accountable and embrace change and opportunity.
  • You're pro-active and take a creative approach to relationship-building and problem solving.
  • You are decisive whilst working at a quick pace.
  • You have a natural customer focus, and it is a consideration in all that you do.
  • You are self-assured and tenacious as a lot of what you'll be doing will be following up with colleagues and/or third parties such as management companies or developers.

Job Offer

A very competitive package including a salary of between £35,000 - £40,000 depending on experience.

Company

When it comes to recruiting and placing part qualified (PQ) accountants and transactional finance candidates, Page Personnel gets the job done. We have 200 specialist recruitment consultants who know the finance market inside out and can help you to find the right role or the right candidate for your specific requirements. As part of a network of 21 countries we’re also able to offer global insight and access to international candidates.

We maintain close links with institutions like CIMA and ACCA, so it’s a market we fully understand. Our expertise also extends to areas like credit control, accounts payable and payroll and graduate recruitment. 

 

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