Rent Accountant

Recruiter
BPHA
Location
Bedford
Salary
£35,000
Posted
15 Oct 2020
Closes
01 Nov 2020
Seniority
Officer
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

We are currently looking for an experienced Rent Accountant to provide support and assistance to our Rent and Service Charge Manager.

What you will be doing:

  • Effectively analysing rents and setting rents for all re-let properties.
  • Providing rents for our social stock, checking shared ownership rents and answering queries from both internal and external customers.
  • Providing specialist support and technical advice (with respect to the Regulator’s rent standard, and individual lease and rental agreements) to residents and the organisation.
  • Ensuring that rental income is maximised and that our annual rent review is compliant.
  • Utilising data analytics to uncover inconsistencies in rents and challenging operational services and processes.

We’d love to meet someone with: 

  • Previous experience working in rent accounting or a relevant post within social housing.
  • Experience of rent setting and review for a range of products/tenures.
  • Meticulous numeracy skills and the ability to understand, analyse and manipulate information and data.
  • Good communication skills both verbally and written.
  • Excellent IT skills with proven ability to use Finance Systems and Microsoft applications.
  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to actively seek and find solutions to problems.

About us:

bpha are a forward-thinking housing association, on a mission to build thriving communities where people can live happily in a home they can afford.

We work right across the Oxford to Cambridge Arc, and own or manage over 19,000 homes. As one of the top 25 Housing Association developers in the country, we remain committed to delivering high-quality affordable housing to those who need it the most.

Our Residents, shared owners and leaseholders are at the core of everything we do at bpha. With every employee playing an important part in ensuring we continue to provide them with excellent customer service and maintaining our role as a responsible landlord.

Amongst what we offer you is:

  • £35,000
  • 28 days holiday PLUS Bank Holidays!
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private health care
  • Opportunities for development and professional training
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Retail discount scheme

Successful candidate will need to complete a basic DBS application.

Closing date: 1 November 2020

Interviews will take place ad hoc throughout the campaign

We reserve the right to close this recruitment if it is deemed that we have received a suitable number of applications. On this basis we would advise that applications are submitted as soon as possible.