Head of Property Management Accounts

Region:
Essex
Location:
Southend
Sector:
Accounts Jobs
Job Role:
Accountancy Qualified Jobs
Contract Type:
Full Time
Branch:
Basildon Branch
Salary:
£55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£55000 - £60000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted:
21/06/2022
Start Date:
ASAP
Job Ref:
BA001823

Our client based in Southend is looking to recruit a Head of Property Management Accounts on a permanent basis to manage the residential property management accounting team. This includes accounts payable, accounts receivable, client accounting, service charge accounting and client reporting. The ideal candidate for this role will have experience of Property Management systems, a strong analytical Accounting background, meticulous attention to detail and excellent team leadership skills.

Responsibilities will include:

* Ensure that compliance is maintained at all time in accordance with RICS Clients Monies and RICS Professional Statement, including Service Charges in Residential Property
* Evaluate and improve processes within the property management accounting teams
* Direct a team of around 35 Accounts staff via 4 team leaders, both remotely and on-site, including service charge accountants, client accountants and operational staff to ensure maximum efficiency and first-class service to both internal and external clients / stakeholders, including restructure and resource
* Ensure that employees work productively and develop professionally
* Complete Performance Reviews to identify specific training requirements, future development and progression planning
* Approval and monitoring of in-house HR systems for direct reports
* Support the wider division with training and development regarding accounting disciplines to ensure all staff remain up to date and compliant with procedures, whilst assisting with Divisional projects and focus groups when required
* Be the residential accounts lead on pitches to clients on new business, preparing detailed, knowledgeable responses for the RFP and representing the company in presentations
* Work collaboratively with commercial property management accounts to ensure that a consistent approach is delivered regarding the wider divisions' objectives and goals
* Directly manage the PRS portfolio and deliver all key financial reporting to clients on a monthly/quarterly basis
* Review monthly bank reconciliations, rent collection statistics and service charge completion statistics

Essential requirements for this role:-

* Substantial accounting/systems experience
* High level of professionalism with the ability to inspire employees
* Strong written and oral communication/interpersonal skills
* Portray confidence and enthusiasm, organised and conspicuously reliable
* Strong and influential leadership skills that follow a 'can-do' approach
* Meticulous attention to detail, high level of accuracy and numeracy
* Strong analytical skills with extensive multi-disciplinary systems knowledge
* Team player and leader, with experience in managing projects and delivering to deadlines
* Ability to work under pressure, efficiently and in a timely manner together with excellent decision making capabilities

In return for your experience and hard work, our client is offering a competitive salary, 25 days holiday, support with Accounts qualifications and pension. The working hours for this role are 9.00am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday.

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