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Property Accounting Officer (Swansea and Newport)

Contract:
Permanent
Category:
Full Time
Job Sector:
Accountancy
Region:
South Wales
Location:
Bridgend, Caerphilly, Cardiff, Merthyr Tydfil, Monmouthshire, Newport & Torfaen, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Swansea, Vale of Glamorgan
Salary description:
£26, 749 Per Annum
Posted:
17/11/2017
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Pobl Group
Job Ref:
002244

Property Accounting Officer
Job Reference : 002244
Closing Date : 21/11/2017
Salary : £26,749
Department : Finance And Procurement - Finance
Hours Per week : 37

Permanent
Based in Swansea and Newport, 37 hours per week

Who are we?

We are a Group of companies providing housing and support that makes a real difference to people’s lives.

Pobl Group is the parent Company and provides all the corporate services required for each of the Group companies. This ranges from Finance, Human Resources, IT and Facilities Management to Communications & Marketing and Sales.

The main purpose of this post is to assist the property accountant with component accounting in accordance with Housing SORP and with the calculation of service charges for tenants, leaseholders and commercial properties through working closely with other areas of the business to supply accurate and timely information.

What will you do?

Managing the day-to-day maintenance of the property fixed asset register and calculating service charges.

Component Accounting

  • Supporting the Property Accountant with the management and maintenance of the Group property asset register by component.
  • Produce monthly reconciliations of property balance sheet accounts ensuring compliance with the monthly accounting timetable.
  • Assist the Property Accountant with data preparation for the notes to the Annual Financial Statements in relation to property assets.

Service Charges

  • Set service charge estimates for existing stock annually, complying with tenancy agreements and leases and with current legislation.
  • Regular reconciliation of tenants accounts on the housing system to ensure all service charge costs are recovered by incorporating the appropriate charge in the rent calculation.
  • Calculate actual service charges, providing a breakdown of service charges by property and issue year end statements of account, complying with agreements, leases and current legislation.

Assist with any other “ad hoc” financial reporting exercises in line with the level of the role and responsibilities.

Who are we looking for? (For more detail see Role Profile):

We are looking for an AAT qualified individual with experience of fixed asset accounting and preferably  service charges, ideally within the Housing sector. You will need an understanding of the preparation of financial accounts and manual reconciliations.

You will need to demonstrate excellent numeracy and literacy skills with attention to detail and be able to manage competing priorities whilst working under pressure.

What’s in it for you?

Pobl is more than just a Housing Association, it’s a multi-faceted business who’s range of provision varies from care and support to individuals, through to commercial development activities. The finance department provides services for all these businesses, so you will potentially get involved in a wide range of operations adding to your professional experience.

At Pobl we look to reward our talent with a comprehensive package. Along with a competitive salary, we have flexible working, 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), excellent pension options, retail discounts and company loans to name a few. Additionally we invest heavily in our employee development, and you will be part of our Leadership development programme.

So if you have not only the skills and experience, but also share our values, we would be interested in discussing this vacancy with you.

Company Description

Pobl Group makes a difference to people across the South Wales and South West of England Region. Our customers value our local presence and knowledge, so all our services and teams are based in the communities we serve, focused on delivering services that meet specific community needs.

Closing Date:
22/11/2017

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