Client Accountant / Head of Service Charge Accounts - Newcastle Upon Tyne - up to £35k My client is a large leasehold property managing agent overseeing 600 Estates (containing almost 18,000 flats) across the North East of England. Managing expenditure across all these estates/developments, my client oversees service charge budgets, contractor payments, maintenance costs and major works project fees for residents, directors, developers and freeholders. Within their in-house Accounts Team, a need has arisen for a Senior Client Accountant / Head of Service Charge Accounts who will oversee the entire purchase ledger, credit control and service charge function ensuring accurate client accounts are prepared in the relevant timescales and distributed to internal and external clients in a timely manner. Suitable Client Accountant / Head of Service Charge Accounts applicants will ideally come from a Property background but our client appreciates the niche nature of their business and so will consider broadly experienced and qualified Accountants from other parts of industry in absence of those already working in the property management sector. In broad terms, the successful Client Accountant / Head of Service Charge Accounts will lead the accounts team, deal with service charges and ground rent in accordance with relevant laws/guidelines, oversee income/purchase teams, review/streamline/manage internal accounting procedure/systems, deal with client/customer complaints/queries, liaise with other teams in house and report to directors as required. In addition to their accounting experience, the suitable Client Accountant / Head of Service Charge Accounts will come from a stable career background, ideally hold (or be studying towards) recognised accounting qualification, have a service mentality with a can-do attitude and live within sustainable commuting distance of Newcastle upon Tyne. In return the successful Client Accountant / Head of Service Charge Accounts will receive a basic salary up to £35k to start, funding and support for professional development, a company pension and genuine long term career prospects. If you are a Client Accountant / Head of Service Charge Accounts who meets the above criteria and would like to express your interest in confidence please apply now for immediate consideration and further info.