Position: Accounts Assistant

Location: Head Office – EWS – 8 Kings Court, Newcomen Way, Colchester, CO4 9RA

Working Hours: 09:00 – 17:30, Monday – Friday

Salary: £23,000 – £25,000


About EWS Property Management:

Formed in 1990, EWS Property Management provide residential management services across the East of England. EWS are proud to comply with all RICS Service Charge Codes of Conduct and industry best practice.

All our specialist teams provide a range of unique services, in which many individuals have achieved Academic Recognition. Our teams receive regular training and development opportunities and are encouraged to stay up to date with development and industry legislation.

EWS Property Management is part of the Trinity Property Group, an Odevo Group Company.



The company offers various benefits, including:

  • 24 days annual leave for work-life balance.
  • Discounts on shopping and services through Perkbox.
  • Employee Assistance Programme for confidential support.
  • Hybrid and flexible work opportunities.
  • Financial support for personal development.
  • Opportunities for career growth.
  • Recognition incentives.
  • Cycle to Work scheme for a healthy lifestyle.
  • Employee Referral Scheme for potential bonuses.


Job Description:

The Accounts Assistant is responsible for providing efficient and effective administrative support to the Finance Team.

Key responsibilities and tasks include:

  • Preparing schedules of service charge account expenditure
  • Liaising with external accountants and arranging filing of statutory company accounts
  • Applying balancing charges and credits and issuing demands as necessary
  • Producing annual service charge budgets in cooperation with Property Managers
  • Managing and invoicing of monthly collections on the Rent accounts
  • Monitor and reconcile the Rent bank account on a weekly basis
  • Dealing with requests and queries from Property Managers and handling customer enquiries
  • Processing supplier payments through our batch BACS payment system, providing supplier remittances and filing of paid supplier invoices
  • To generally assist with all other accounts related activities


Qualifications and Skills:

Candidates for this position should have the following skills and qualifications:

  • Ideally AAT Part Qualified, or keen to work towards.
  • Personable, with a strength of character to deal with challenging suppliers whilst having a flexible approach to achieve business and/or client needs
  • Naturally inquisitive with an ability to interrogate and develop internal systems and processes with continuous improvement techniques
  • Attention to detail, whilst ability to keep perspective and make informed decisions An excellent communicator (oral and written)
  • Highly computer literate, including intermediate Microsoft Office skills


Application Process:

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK without restrictions, and documented evidence of eligibility will be required.

For further information, or to explore more opportunities, you can visit EWS Property Management on LinkedIn or our website. If you have questions or would like more details, you can contact our recruitment team at 020 7702 0701, quoting the reference number #LI-EJ1.

Salary: £23,000 – £25,000 per annum

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