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Accounts Assistant – Property Co – Chester – 28-32k

We’re recruiting a professional, bright & experienced Property Accounts Assistant for one of our favourite clients: a modern, very established & reputable Commercial Property company based Chester city centre. Leaders in their field, they recruit rarely & so this is a genuine opportunity for an engaged & experienced accounts candidate to join, develop & grow with the business. Property experience is preferred – not essential but preferred.

The Role: In essence the Property Accounts role is to manage accounts for a select commercial property portfolio

  • Accounts receivable / Accounts payable
  • Processing daily bank statements and receipting income
  • Investigation of unknown or bounced receipts / returned payments
  • Weekly payment runs
  • Credit control – chasing tenants, referring to property managers & liaising with bailiffs as necessary
  • Ad hoc utility recharges & utility account reconciliations
  • Raising management fees including commission on rent & service charge management
  • Monthly client account reconciliations & month-end client statements
  • Quarterly client statements & VAT reporting
  • Service charge reconciliations, budgeting, accruals & variance analysis & report production
  • Cashflow management
  • Provide information & reports as required to clients & their accountants
  • Liaising with clients, tenants, suppliers, accountants & other third parties to assist with complex queries
  • Dealing with phone calls from clients, tenants, suppliers, etc.

Highly numerate & confidence in IT are essential. Working with a bespoke software system based on Xero

The ideal Accounts candidate will be AAT Qualified (Preferably Level 3) & have some relevant property experience.

Crucial to the success of this Accounts role is attitude & team spirit. This employer has very little turnover & really keep their employees & so apart from the usual attributes of logic, strong & confident numeracy, we really do seek a candidate who can juggle, be pleasant under pressure & be a tangible contributor to the team.

Keeping their excellent reputation with their clients is paramount & therefore a professional, clear & warm communicator is also very high on the list of important attributes.

Salary £28-£32k plus good benefits.

Office based Mon – Thurs 9-5:30 – Friday 9-5pm. 25 days hols + Bank Holidays (& closed between Xmas & New Year & these extra days are therefore ‘gifted’). Parking Allowance. Healthcare cash plan

A role in a very successful market leading Property Co. with a great team atmosphere.

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