Service Charge Officer

  • Job Reference: 6649560
  • Date Posted: 11 January 2018
  • Recruiter: Venn Group
  • Location: Essex
  • Salary: £18.00 to £21.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Public Sector
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Venn Group | Housing
Specialists in Contract Social Housing and Property Services Recruitment

Temporary to Permanent Service Charge Officer

Our client, a well-respected Housing Association, is currently seeking an experienced Service Charge Officer to join their growing team on a temporary to permanent basis

Position:              Service Charge Officer
Period:                 3 months with extension 
Hours:                  37 hours per week
Location:             Essex    

Day to day responsibilities will include:

  • To undertake the construction, accounting and management of service charges
  • Ensure that estimated and actual bills are accurate and dispatched on time
  • Prepare evidence to resolve disputes including for reports required by Courts, Mediation and Tribunals
  • Construct and monitor “Major Works” (s20) service charge accounts
  • To process invoices ready for payment in accordance with agreed procedures
  • Provide details of service charge accounts to tenants and leaseholders on estimated and actual costs
  • Liaise with staff, customers and other agencies as appropriate

Essential requirements:

  • Knowledge of fundamental service charge regulation and legal requirements
  • Recognised qualification in accounting or housing and property management
  • Experience of presenting information to Court, Mediation or Tribunals
  • Computer literate with excellent knowledge of spreadsheet and data-base programmes

For more information on this Service Charge Officer opportunity please contact London Housing Team on 020 7557 7667 or email

Should you know anyone else who may be relevant for the above roles, please don’t hesitate to pass on this email.

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