Property Accountant

Venn Group
04 Mar 2019
27 Mar 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time

VENNGROUP Specialists in professional temporary recruitment

Property Accountant
Based in: South West of London
Length of contract: 3 months ongoing

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Property Accountant within South West of London

Key Responsibilities:

  • Looking after residential and commercial properties
  • Rising rent demands and overseeing rent satisfaction
  • Provide advice to Council Officers and Councillors on property accounting (focus on the investment portfolio)
  • Safeguarding the income being received from the Councils investment asset portfolio
  • Ensuring robust processes and systems are in place to manage the financial aspect of the investment portfolio
  • Ensure tenants pay on time and to chase up debt where this does not occur
  • Responsible for the appropriate insurance is in place, and to deal with claims appropriately
  • Deal with periodic charge raising process is set up to ensure that charges i.e. rent, service charge and insurance are raised as per the lease and demands are issued in accordance with RICS guidance
  • Updating and calculation of rent reviews, lease extensions and changes of ownership & raising charges where appropriate
  • Providing professional technical advice for Management Team and Cabinet on property accounting matters, and to advise on the preparation of relevant reports

Ideal Experience:

  • Residential and commercial property experience
  • Hold RICS qualification
  • Experience within property accounting with local authority

If you have the right experience for this role and feel your skills and experience match the requirements, or if you would like more information on the role, please contact

Jagdish Bal or Sintija Mezpapane on and email your CV to

*Venn Group's "Recommendation Scheme": if you recommend a candidate who is subsequently placed by Venn Group (for a minimum of 2 weeks) you will be eligible for GBP25 worth of vouchers from a choice of high street organisations.

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