We are delighted to be representing a Social Housing organisation based in South East England, who are looking to appoint a new Rent & Service Charge Officer on a permanent vacancy.
This will be a full-time position offering hybrid working and are offering a permanent salary banding of £38,000 - £40,000.
The client is looking for previous experience of rent and service charge processes and basic accounting principles.
Duties will include (but are not limited to):
Carrying out the rent modelling & setting of new rents and service charges
Preparing and sending rent & service charges notification to all residents
Ensuring that leasehold management and service charges are applied accurately and within terms of the leases and current legislation
Ensuring that annual statements issued to leaseholders within statutory time limits
Responsible for annual external service charge audit
Setting and monitoring rent & service charge income budgets and budgets for all other income including reconciliations of income accounts and income related balance sheet accounts
Dealing with queries regarding service charges
Liaising with property services on recharging for major works and provide information as required for S20s
Calculating final charges for freehold reversions
Overseeing all sinking funds and advise property services
Experience and skills required:
Prior experience of dealing with rent and service charge processes
Solid understanding of basic accounting principles
Thorough understanding of Landlord and Tenant legislation and best practice for setting of fixed and variable service charges
Ability to organise own workload and meet challenging deadlines, often in the face of competing priorities, with minimal supervision
Rewards and Benefits:
Attractive work setting
35 hours per week
Monday - Friday 9am-5pm
Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.
James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.
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