Accounts Assistant

Posted on Aug 2, 2019 by CV-Library

New Milton, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Job Role: Accounts Assistant

Location: New Milton

Job Sector: Finance

Hours: 35 hours per week

As the Accounts Assistant, you will contribute to our vision of being the leading residential property manager, as recognised by others by:

Provide all aspects of financial reporting and analysis for our developments and customers.

About You

You are looking for your first role in a finance environment or could be currently studying for a finance qualification, and wanting to work in a fast-paced, exciting organisation.

Being self-motivated and passionate means you are continually looking to learn and develop, and are naturally inquisitive with a problem solving attitude.

Ideally, you will have knowledge of the basic principles of double entry booking keeping, accruals and prepayments as well as a high attention to detail with the ability to see and challenge information.

Communication comes naturally to you, and you have MS Excel skills to an intermediate level.

About Us

FirstPort is the largest and most experienced residential property manager in the UK, employing more than 3,000 colleagues dedicated to looking after peoples’ home.

Great property management is about more than just bricks and mortar. We recognise and value the contribution our people make to our business and we are committed to ensuring they are skilled and equipped to do the best job they can and that they have the opportunity to realise their full potential.

Our Values set out the commitments we have made to deliver excellent service and they inform the relationships that we have with customers and clients. They shape our culture and are used in measuring and rewarding performance.

Main Responsibilities

Accurate and timely preparation and distribution of Service Charge accounts

Accurate and timely preparation and distribution of property budgets

Providing the best possible outcome from accounting queries for our customers and for FirstPort

Problem solving and troubleshooting to maintain a smooth workflow

Contributing to the team with creative ideas and a positive attitude

Internally this role will be called Scheme Accountant

Our Values

Friendly – We look out for people’s best interests, and show them we care by dealing with them in a warm and friendly manner.

Inventive – We’re creative and resourceful. We strive to improve what we do and how we do it, so we can provide the best ideas and solutions to look after people, their homes and communities.

Respectful – We listen, consult and take on-board people’s opinions and needs. We understand the importance of the home and community in people’s lives, and act with respect at all times.

Skilled – We’ve the qualifications, experience and take great pride in our work to consistently deliver the highest standards and value for money. We’re informed, and we’re always building on that knowledge to constantly improve our quality of service.

Trustworthy – We’re always professional, reliable, open and honest. People can depend on us to keep our promises and follow through on our commitments.

The Benefits

Our customers deserve the best and the same applies to our people. We’ll support you with all of the technology, training and support that you need to do your job well. We offer competitive salaries and a range of benefit packages. In addition to the core benefits, we also offer a range of exclusive discounts on extra benefits to help you and your family make the most of your money, safeguard your future and look after your health.


We’re committed to promoting diversity at FirstPort and recruit on merit. We will consider applications from job share applicants.

Ready to Apply?

Click here to apply for this role. We will ask you to upload your CV and answer a few questions. You may also be asked to complete verbal and numerical reasoning tests online.

If you meet the criteria for the role we’ll be in touch to arrange a short telephone interview and our shortlist of candidates will be invited to attend interviews with the hiring manager and up to three other key stakeholders

Reference: 210532860

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