Accounts Assistant - Property sector

West Malling, Kent
11 Jul 2018
08 Aug 2018
Nicola Roberts
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Accounts Assistant (Property/Business Rates)

An exciting opportunity to join a fast-paced, busy, team as an Accounts Assistant processing business rates demands for clients - ensuring payments are made efficiently and correctly. Experience in the property sector and knowledge of business rates is beneficial to be able to fulfil this role.

Main responsibilities
* Processing business rates demands into bespoke software.
* Verifying that the balance charged matches the expected value
* Resolving queries with councils
* Actively chasing monies due back to clients from councils
* Reconciling refunds received against payments made
* Ensuring that clients only pay the balances due when due.

Skills and qualifications
* Experience in the property space and a solid understanding of business rates.
* Accounts Payable experience essential
* Must be numerate and have an eye for detail
* Good communication skills, both in writing and on the telephone
* Experience of using computer-based accounting systems
* Good spreadsheet (Excel) and IT skills
* A total commitment to client service
* Part-qualification e.g. AAT is desirable
* Ability to work with large volumes, and working to deadlines.
* Knowledge of Business Rates an advantage, a willingness to learn is essential

Key attributes
* Well organised, methodical and conscientious; capable of using initiative and common sense.
* Strong attention to detail
* Works well under pressure and to deadlines
* Capable of working in a small team
* Able to deal with people at all levels with tact and diplomacy

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