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Lettings Accountant/Bookkeeper

Cheam  |  Accountancy, Estate Agency

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Highly competitive basic D.O.E
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Fantastic opportunity to work for a market leading estate agent who are looking to add to their accounts team!

Highly competitive basic D.O.E - Monday - Friday - NO WEEKENDS!

My client is looking to take on an experience Lettings Accountant/Bookkeeper. They are a wonderful independent estate agents who are in the process of expanding and therefore need someone who is willing to assist with all aspects of their property accounts and take responsibility for the daily bookkeeping.

Main duties will include:

Purchase Ledger

  • Ensure all CRSL invoices are posted, payments set up and cheques/transfers raised/set up for authorisation.
  • To produce monthly comparisons for Managing Director to accompany payments.

Sales Ledger

  • To be fully responsible for sales ledger
  • To bank all cheques received
  • Produce required reports for Director consideration as and when required
  • Input all income onto Sage ensuring all supporting documentation and valid documentation is in place
  • Advising other Divisions of income received where services or supplies are required to be provided
  • Petty Cash

Lettings Management

  • Ensure all rental demands are raised
  • Apply all rent payments to tenant account
  • Reconcile all payments with Client Bank Account
  • Follow up and rectify any discrepancies
  • To ensure all suppliers charges are applied including all Centro fees and charges
  • Calculate and produce within contractual timeframe all payments to landlords and arrange transfers for sign off and subsequent payment
  • Issuing Landlord statements
  • Issuing Supplier remittances
  • Deal with landlord account enquiries


  • Running monthly payroll 
  • Pension contributions
  • Producing P45’s
  • Issue PAYE/NIC payments when due
  • New Starter registration with pension provider
  • To produce monthly salary comparisons for Managing Director to accompany payroll approval along with commissions.
  • Prepare monthly salary journals and post onto Sage


  • Complete VAT returns and arrange payment
  • Complete/co-ordinate bank reconciliation
  • Ensure all necessary supporting documentation is in place for bank reconciliation
  • Resolve any discrepancies with Bank


  • Undertake all required filing and archiving processes


  • Must be confident with using Sage50 
  • Preference to having worked in a similar Accounts role for at least 2 years
  • Experience of Alto software would be advantageous
  • Experience of Accounting role in an Estate Agency Environment
  • Running payroll and use/experience of Superpay would be advantageous

The right candidate must have previous accounting/bookkeeping experience and have a thorough understanding of all accounting and finance responsibilities of a small and very busy office.

Industry experience would be advantageous but is not essential as full training will be provided.


Prima Ardelle Associates are an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as defined within the Code of Employment Agencies & Employment Businesses Regulations 2003 only suitable applicants will be contacted


Nicole Townend
01732 752100
South East
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