Service Charge Accountant

Service Charge Accountant

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  • Sector:

    Facilities & Property Management

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  • Salary:

    £30k - 40k per year

  • Contact:

    Elliot Cariss-Smith

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Immediate Start

The Company:

Build Recruitment provides specialist recruitment services, supplying quality candidates on a temporary or permanent basis to leading organisations throughout the built environment – from executive to operative level.

We are currently working with a leading facilities company to appoint a Service Charge Accountant based in London. The perfect candidate will be hungry to develop and will bring a good amount of experience in a Service Charge role, specifically within a Property Company

The purpose of the Service Charge Accountant will be to be part of the Service Charge team, working within the Commercial Property Management Department on all service charge costs for both commercial and residential property. 

Day to Day

  • In conjunction with the Property Manager, compile the service charge budgets for each of the service charge properties.
  • Load the agreed budgets on to the Horizon Property Management System.
  • Carry out a quarterly budget variance analysis and advise Property Managers.
  • Ability to interpret the service charge provisions of a lease is a must.
  • Upon receiving meter readings, calculate the tenant recharges for electricity used in their demised areas.

Desired Experience.

  • Ability to work with a fair degree of autonomy and under pressure is desirable.
  • Good people and communication skills at all levels is a must.
  • Advanced Excel experience is a must.
  • Knowledge of the Horizon Property Management System would be desirable.


Please apply or contact Elliot Cariss Smith at Build Recruitment if the role of Facilities Coordinator is something of interest. 

We’ll take the time to understand your career history and motivations for a new role. We’ll also take references and may ask for proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

We work with a wide variety of clients in the public and private sector, and we will work with you to identify clients in which your skills, experience and personality will fit. Once we submit you for a role you will receive support and regular communication throughout the interview process. 

From there our commitment to you is all about being your career partner. We’ll identify suitable jobs, provide support, and career guidance and even provide regular salary benchmarking.

Build Recruitment Limited acts as an Employment Business for the supply of temporary workers and an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Build Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.