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Leasehold Finance Officer

Job Description

Leasehold Finance Officer
Hackney, London
Full Time

We have the opportunity for an experienced Leasehold Finance Officer to join a team based in Hackney, on a full time temporary ongoing basis. The Leasehold Finance Officer will be a part of a team responsible for the collection of service charges, major works, production of invoices, and preparing Section 20B notices.

  • Previous experience within a similar role, within Finance/Service Charges
  • Knowledge and experience of financial aspects of leasehold management
  • Previous experience of preparation of service charge calculations, and annual property accounts
  • Knowledge of accountancy principles relating to income and expenditure accounts
  • Understanding of Section 20 consultation processes
  • Experience of effectively dealing with queries and complaints from customers
  • Knowledge of IT processes, including Word and Excel

Role Expectations

  • Calculate annual and major works service charges to produce estimated, interim and actual invoices
  • To collate all financial records pertaining to communal and structural expenditure in relation to property service charges and major works
  • To calculate and issue Section 20B notice to protect the financial position of the landlord.
  • To liaise with appropriate Council departments, sections, regulatory bodies, auditors and partners to encourage good practice and effective service charge accounting
  • To provide appropriate background information and to perform necessary calculations for all service charge and major works enquiries, including Section 125 offer notice information
  • To prepare and compile Leasehold Services monthly performance reports, distributing necessary information to appropriate parties throughout London Borough of Hackney
  • To assist in special projects of the Leasehold Finance Team, as directed by the Leasehold Finance Team Leaders
  • To attend any Neighbourhood or Estate Committee, or any similar meeting, as and when required

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please send your CV now for consideration.
If you require any additional information regarding the position, please call Beth at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 966 or send an E-Mail to