Client Accountant - National Property Consultancy. ⬛⚫

Varnom Ross
£40,000 plus benefits
Closing date
25 Sep 2020
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National Property Consultancy.

Client Accountant. Bristol, UK

Up to £40,000 plus benefits. Permanent Full Time 

Our client is a leading Independent Commercial Property Consultant providing a
comprehensive service covering all aspects of Commercial Property located throughout the
UK with specialist knowledge of the retail property market nationwide and the South West
Commercial Property market including retail, office, industrial, leisure properties and
residential /commercial development opportunities.

The Property and Asset Management team focus on client
requirements in order to maximise the value of the management process and never lose
sight of the client's overall strategy for the property nor the role of the building within their

A position available immediately in their Bristol Office for a Client Accountant. The role will encompass all aspects of Client Accounting and applicants
will need to demonstrate a very good working knowledge of purchase ledger, sales ledger,
nominal ledger, credit control, VAT, bank reconciliations, general reconciliation, RICS
regulations and service charge accounting.

Key responsibilities:


  • Ensuring that all client and property accounting services are delivered to a consistently high standard and to the service levels required by the client
  • Reconciliation of rent ledgers and payment of funds to clients
  • Preparation and audit of VAT reports and client statements
  • Service charge accounts and property balance sheets
  • Ensuring that charges are raised in accordance with the lease and RICS guidelines
  • Liaise with surveyors to monitor service charge budgets and maintain cash flow
  • Variance reporting
  • Deal with surveyor, tenant and client queries
  • Reconciliations to date of sale or end of management agreement
  • Manage void funding
  • Update on account charges
  • Manage electricity accounts and recharges to tenants
  • Produce interest reports and charges
  • Bank transfers and bank liaison
  • Review bank reconciliations
  • Monitoring purchase ledger and sales ledger information to ensure accuracy and completeness

Main Accountabilities:


  • Be responsible for the accuracy and completeness of client accounting records, including client statements and/or profit and loss and balance sheet reporting, VAT and other tax reporting, charges to tenants and clients, rent deposits, and bank, cash, and service charge reconciliations, maintaining and collating supporting information as required
  • Ensure that services are delivered in accordance with the agreed contract
  • Compile, check and deliver regular reports in accordance with agreed timescales

Skills and Experience:

  • Previously worked in a Client Accountant role within a commercial property
  • environment
  • Good working knowledge of Tramps or Bluebox
  • Will have a good understanding of the principles of financial and management
  • accounting
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Have the ability to analyse financial information and disseminate to non-finance
  • people
  • Knowledge of RICS, VAT and NRL guidelines and procedures
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines
  • A strong work ethic
  • Numerate, accurate and with impeccable attention to detail
  • Able to work as a part of a team
  • Cope well under pressure and able to meet strict deadlines

For more details, please upload your CV and contact us on 0203 745 7074.

Please note, not all of our opportunities are advertised. Please enquire on the number above, or email us at and one of us will get back to you.

Varnom Ross – Doing things differently, for the benefit of all. ⬛⚫

Varnom Ross is a specialist recruitment agency based in Central London, matching property professionals with private and public sector clients across the UK’s commercial marketplace.

Contact Us
  • 160–164 Grays Inn Road
  • London
  • WC1X 8ED
  • GB
  • +44 20 3745 7074
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