Head of Residential Accounts

This is an opportunity to join a successful, growing property management company in Southend. The position is ideal for a hardworking Head of Residential Accounts who is looking to expand their existing knowledge and skills within a Property environment.

If you thrive when managing a residential property management accounting team with disciplines including; accounts payable, accounts receivable, client accounting and client reporting, this could be the role for you.

Key statistics regarding management responsibilities;

  • Manage residential property portfolios on Tramps, MRI Qube, and Yardi management systems
  • Process and pay approx. 80,000 invoices per annum
  • Bank processing of approx. 180,000 transactions per year
  • Administrate approx. 1,350 Service Charge Properties

Responsibilities of a Head of Residential Accounts to 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
  • Direct a team of approx. 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
  • Complete Performance Reviews to identify specific training requirements and future development
  • Support the wider division with training and development regarding accounting disciplines
  • Approval and monitoring of in-house HR systems for direct reports
  • Review monthly bank reconciliations, rent collection statistics and service charge completion statistics

Essential Qualities in a Head of Residential Accounts;

  • Knowledge and understanding of Property Management Accounting Systems
  • Minimum five years’ accounting/systems experience
  • High level of professionalism with the ability to inspire employees, internal and external stakeholders
  • Portray confidence and enthusiasm, organised, flexible and conspicuously reliable

Desirable Qualities in a Head of Residential Accounts;

  • Proven experience of working within Property Management including use of tailored accounting software for the industry
  • Awareness of RICS regulations

Benefits for the successful Head of Residential Accounts;

  • A salary of up to £60,000 per year
  • Competitive holiday allowance
  • An auto-enrolment pension scheme
  • Work from home 1-2 days a week (DOE)
  • A modern office with good technology
  • Supported ongoing industry training and personal development

If you are interested in this position and you meet the criteria, please apply today!

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Application ends on December 17, 2022


  • Location Southend-on-Sea
  • Job category Property
  • Salary £60,000 per annum
  • Job type Full Time, Permanent
  • Consultant Details Kirsty Haddock
    01743 360 360
Job ID: 12773 Application ends on December 17, 2022