Property Bookkeeper/ Accountant

Posted 9 March by Spear Recruitment

Property Bookkeeper/ Accountant

Location: Croydon

Salary: £29,000 Per Annum

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm/ 10am - 6pm

My client are looking for a Property Bookkeeper/ Part Qualified Accountant.

Preferential if the candidate is part qualified (ACCA/ ACA/ CIMA) and has prior 2 years minimum experience within a similar role. Must have an understanding of NRL returns, VAT returns, and residential service charge in line with RICS.


Ensures meticulous, efficient and timely management of financial reporting and accounting.


  • Bank reconciliation and daily bank balance reporting - Liaising with the General Manager to understand the underlying transactions and ensure appropriate financial operation of funds
  • Processing of ad-hoc invoices and payments
  • Liaising with the relevant team to supply, obtain and challenge information received and processed to ensure the accuracy, completeness and all pricing and financial returns in respect of transactions


  • Prepare monthly management accounts including P&L, Balance Sheet, cashflow and payroll analysis, commentary where relevant
  • Prepare monthly Cash accounts
  • Petty cash reconciliation
  • Investigate on major variances and highlight issues regularly
  • Prepare consolidation adjustments
  • Process monthly rent invoices, and produce Aged debt balances
  • DPS reconciliation and submission of Rent Deposit money to DPS
  • Manage creditor/supplier relations, timely issuance of payments, identify and manage invoice disputes and request for credit notes as necessary
  • Process monthly payroll and submit returns accordingly


  • Prepare financial reports for the quarterly board meeting:
  • management accounts schedules including P&L, Balance Sheet, cashflow, aged debt and payroll analysis where relevant
  • Quarterly reconciliation of annual financial budgets and forecast


  • Process the bi-annual service charge invoices and required reconciliations


  • Filing of company accounts and non-resident landlord returns
  • Annual budget and cashflow forecast
  • Production of audit information and assisting external auditors with the preparation of the year end Service charge certificate and annual audited accounts
  • Year end reconciliation and closing of accounts in Sage and Property Management Systems
  • Issuance of Annual Ground Rents

This vacancy is being managed by Chen Chin at Spear Recruitment Ltd.

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Required skills

  • Accounts Assistant
  • Bookkeeping
  • Part Qualified
  • Property

Reference: 34644174

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