Client Accounts Manager - Block Management

  • Location
    Wimbledon, Greater London
  • Category
    Accountancy - Project Accountant
  • Contract Type
  • External Reference
  • Salary
    30000 £ - 35000 £ / Year

Job Title: Client Accounts Manager - Block Management
Salary: Up to £35,000pa
Location: Wimbledon

You will ensure that all clients within your portfolio are effectively managed and to provide all accounting service that are in scheduled in the terms of the management agreement.

Key responsibilities and tasks will include:
* Assisting with the smooth running of the department by carrying out the duties of answering the main account telephone line and dealing with any queries or report request
* Replying to all internal and external emails in a timely manner
* Updating your client portfolio year-end schedule daily
* Providing written up-date to either the Portfolio Director or Senior Accountants
* To assist the Block Manager with the preparation of the annual service charge budget and ten year maintenance plan for your clients. Once you have received the client's approval of the budget it your duty and responsible to ensure that the service charge application are processed and issued accurately and in accordance to the property leases.

You will need to issue the following other application for your portfolio of clients, when/if required:-
o Ground Rent demands (including Section 166 Notice)
o Other Rent Charges (e.g. Garage Charges)
o Service Charge Interest charges
o Special Charges/Levies
o Year-End balance recharges

* Attending Client meetings as and when required
* Maintain regular check of your client funds and instructing any necessary transfers
* Checking coding and authorise of your client's supplier invoices on a daily basis.
* When necessary reconciling your client's individual bank accounts, including the posting of any bank interest or charges.
* Preparing any required monthly client reporting for your portfolio.
* Preparing ground rent reports for Freeholders/Clients and requesting the transfer of funds due.
* Reconciling and checking all Clients/Properties quarterly financial reports and balances.

* Review of draft company and service charge accounts, before submission to Client for approval and ensuring that final accounts are filed (where necessary) with Companies House within deadlines.

* Preparing or arranging of any Trust and Corporation tax returns for your clients, ensuring that the signed final return has been filed within the require timeframe.
* To assist with the preparation of your portfolio of Client's employees P11d forms.

* Year-End Procedures - Preparing Client's Year-End paperwork, including but not limited to:-
o Checking all the Client's financial and non-financial reports
o Producing an expenditure against budget report
o Bank reconciliations
o Reconciling the paid invoices against expenditure reports
o Reconciling Client's various bank & building society accounts
o Preparing schedules for creditors, accruals, prepayments and debtors
o Preparing trial balance reports (if required)
o Preparing excel Year-End Income & Expenditure reports (if required)
o Preparing Section 20b Notices, as and when required

Skills, Attributes and Experience required:
* Proven track record of success in a similar role within a block management company accounts department
* Has a full understanding of and is used to working under the regulatory framework the business operates in - i.e. ARMA-Q
* IT literate - Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and property management packages
* Clear and concise communication skills - in meetings, email, and by telephone.
* Self-motivated and an effective team player who will work 'hands on' to ensure the business achieves its objectives.

If you have the right skills and experience for this role then please apply today. Please be aware that we are currently receiving a high volume of applications and will endeavour to contact all applicants, however if you have not been contacted within 72hrs please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion and your CV will be kept on record for future positions. Office Angels is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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