Apply for the job
Finovate People

Service Charge Accountant

Stellenbosch, Western Cape, ZA

Company: Finovate People

Category: Business and Financial Operations Occupations

Published on 2022-05-23 14:44

Our client, a property management company, is looking for a Service Charge Accountant who is looking for career development.

The ideal candidate will have relevant experience in the property industry and have good knowledge of service charge accounting.


  • Preparation of accruals and prepayments.
  • Prepare trial balances.
  • Prepare annual leasehold accounts and company accounts in accordance with ACCA and ICAEW guidelines.
  • Liaison with external Accountants and Auditors when required to go through the auditing processes.
  • Liaison with clients.
  • Communicating with teams of Property Managers on a daily basis to ensure correct costs allocation and handling financial queries.
  • Managing year end surplus / deficit charges onto lessee accounts.
  • Bank accounts reconciliation.
  • Sending out service charge and ground demands.
  • Monitoring and corresponding with Accounts Payable / Receivable regarding supplier invoices and incoming cheques.
  • Monitor and manage unpaid supplier invoices previously held on the system due to no funds.
  • Assist in Credit Controller in arrears chasing.
  • Producing draft budgets for the period (including 10-year plan) and processing approved budgets.
  • Suppliers invoices processing.


  • Educated to a Degree Level and possession of a professional qualification (SAICA or equivalent).
  • Experience managing a team.
  • Strong communication and technical skills.
  • Good knowledge of property accounting systems as well as advanced MS Excel and Word Skills.
  • Ideally 5 years post qualification property accounting background / experience.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and attention to details.

Working hours: 09:00 to 18:00 – Monday – Friday

Salary ranges from R300,000 to R324,000 per annum (depending on experience)

Starting date: As soon as possible.

Please apply online if you meet the above-mentioned requirements.

Please assume that your application was unsuccessful If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks from the date of this advertisement.

© 2022 JobSearchine South Africa