Bookkeeper - Part Time & Flexible Working Available

Opto Living
London (Greater)
£25,000 to £30,000 a year (pro-rata)
04 Dec 2019
04 Jan 2020
Part-Time Property Bookkeeper
Part Time
Contract Type

Property Bookkeeper Position

We are looking to recruit a Bookkeeper with experience in Property Lettings Account or Accountancy Practice seeking a role in a fast-growing firm which specializes in the real estate sector.


  • Raising demands for both rent and service charges when due plus any other charges required
  • 2 years of relevant experience in accounting specifically within the residential property management industry.
  • Experienced in preparation of Service Charge accounts & Rental Statements for Landlords.
  • Prepare balance reconciliations monthly, specifically the rent, service charge and direct recovery funds.
  • Banking and posting payments to various tenants/landlords’ accounts
  • Logging all BACS payments to tenants/landlords’ accounts
  • Assist FC with month-end reviews including VAT, bank reconciliations and management reports
  • Assist the FC with any new property setups or transitions out of the portfolio
  • Set-up new clients & properties on property management system and general ledger
  • Assist in all financial matters affecting the properties and support with ad-hoc reports as required


This is a part-time role, in a busy office, therefore the ability to remain calm under pressure is essential. The successful candidate must:

  • Must be a proficient user of account software Xero
  • be computer literate and have some experience of management accounts.
  • Have 2-3 years of minimum experience in lettings or estate agency would be preferable
  • It is expected that this role would be reporting to Financial Controller.
  • Be ideally studying towards an accountancy qualification or already qualified.
  • Be comfortable taking on responsibility and have an ability to communicate confidently with accountants and non-accountants.

Remuneration: £25,000 to £30,000 a year (pro-rata). Competitive salary, annual salary review, annual discretionary bonus, 25 days holiday, private health care, discretionary accountancy training sponsorship, employee assistance programmes.

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