Senior Service Charge and Rents Setting Officer

Posted 28 October by Badenoch & Clark
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A superb opportunity has emerged for a Senior Service Charge and Rents Setting Officer to join one of our leading housing provider clients in Central London in a permanent post. You will be responsible for producing clear and accurate service charge budgets, which are simple and easy for residents to understand. Our client wants a minimum of two year's experience in service charge, with an excellent understanding of rent setting and annual rent review as well as strong Excel skills.

This is a full time role (36 hours per week, Monday to Friday) and the client is looking for somebody who is capable of:

* Maximising the company's 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 bid 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 spread sheets.
* Solid understanding of rent setting and annual rent reviews.

The ability to work successfully with a variety of Microsoft software and Finance applications is also a very important requirement of this role. Strong knowledge of the affordable housing sector, regulatory and legal requirements and a sound understanding of service charge legislation and practice is required.

Only applicants who feel they meet the above criteria need apply for the role.

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Required skills

  • Rent Setting and annual rent review

Reference: 39233387

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