Rents Manager / Rent Setting Manager

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P12286
  • Date Posted: 6 June 2024
  • Recruiter: a2dominion
  • Location: Ealing, West London / Hybrid
  • Remote Working: Hybrid - some remote working possible
  • Salary: £55,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Circa + Generous Benefits (see below)
  • Sector: Accounting, Social Care
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

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Rents Manager / Rent Setting Manager with and accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or a degree), comprehensive knowledge and experience of the Housing Regulatory Framework for Landlords, Rent Standards and Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 is required to join our team at A2Dominion based in Ealing, West London.

 

SALARY: Circa £55,000 per annum + Generous Benefits (see below)

LOCATION: Hybrid role working 1-2 days from the office in Ealing (W5) and the remaining time from home

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

WORKING HOURS: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Rents Manager / Rent Setting Manager with and accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or a degree), comprehensive knowledge and experience of the Housing Regulatory Framework for Landlords, Rent Standards and Landlord and Tenant Act 1985.

Working as the Rents Manager / Rent Setting Manager you will join the Finance division in this newly created role, ensuring the organisation complies with the regulatory Rent Standard and other related legislation and contractual arrangements.

Asa the Rents Manager / Rent Setting Manager you will carry out a full review of business process improvements to deliver the rent and service charge setting improvement plan and evaluate automated solutions.

 

DUTIES

Your duties as Rents Manager / Rent Setting Manager will include:

  • Working with the wider rents and service charge team to carry out regular self-assessments of each rent review group by business area to ensure full compliance with the Rent Standard and individual rent agreements
  • Working in conjunction with the Director of Financial Services and Service Charge Manger, to carry out a full review of business process improvements to deliver the rent and service charge setting improvement plan
  • Working with the Director of Financial Services to review the annual development of the Rent Policy to ensure it follows a clear and transparent approach to rent setting for customers
  • Ensure policies and procedures on rent setting are accurate and provide clear responsibilities and financial controls
  • Working with the Director of Financial Services, to coordinate work on the risk map outlining the risks associated with rent setting processes and work with the rent and services charges team to mitigate or manage those risks
  • Review Section 20 processes across the business to ensure maximum recovery of income
  • Design and set up cyclical rent setting compliance training for Finance and the business
  • Leverage data analytics to review and identify inconsistencies as part of regular cyclical rent setting performance checks to ensure compliance is monitored
  • Provide constructive contribution to the wider finance team, share ideas and best practice
  • Be responsible for the management of the Rents team ensuring all targets and deadlines are met

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • Fully qualified accountant – ACA, ACCA, CIMA or educated to degree level
  • Comprehensive knowledge and substantial experience of the housing regulatory framework for landlords with a particular focus on knowledge around the Rent Standard as well as up to date knowledge of regulations (Landlord and Tenant Act 1985) and best practice around fixed and variable service charges
  • Ability to implement changes in regulations and demonstrate a proactive approach to regulatory adherence
  • Comfortable analysing and assessing data to draw insights, assess compliance and identity required interventions
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across the organisation
  • Demonstrate a confident, solution orientated approach with an ability to challenge assumptions and maintain objectivity

 

BENEFITS

  • 25 days’ holiday (Plus Bank Holidays) increasing up to 28 days with 3 years of service
  • Up to 8% contributory pension
  • Flexible working
  • Investment in your learning and development
  • Generous annual allowance of up to £300 to use towards health and lifestyle benefits for both you and your family
  • Cycle to Work Scheme whereby employees have access to cycling equipment throughout the year and can pay via monthly salary deductions

 

The organisation recognises that some people will only apply for a role if they meet 100% of role requirements.  If this sounds like you, they’d still encourage you to apply should you not feel you meet the criteria 100%. 

 

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

 

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JOB REF: AWDO-P12286