Trainee Audit Property /Lettings Compliance role

£20,000 - £24,999
18 Nov 2019
22 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Auditor, based in Grantham

Salary: £23,000.00 per annum

5 days a week (Mon-Fri)

A full time internal Sales & Lettings compliance auditor post which will initially involve a 3-6 month intensive training process (dependent on the candidate) with a view to independently arranging and completing routine office Audit visits across our the UK Network, involving regular overnight stays where appropriate.

Main Duties:

Being trained by, and shadowing an experienced Auditor in all aspects of our internal compliance audits, in accordance with strict guidelines laid down by Central Office and regulatory bodies. In particular the review of client money processes, rental and sales legislation.

Undertake training on how to analyse audit findings and compile detailed written reports to the Central Office Directors, together with the completion and upkeep of specific internal spreadsheets records. Understanding responsibilities for setting and managing timescales given to offices to rectify problematic areas highlighted, whilst working to specific proven procedures.

Additional duties:

Learning to be competent in assisting / delivering training to new office owners and staff on correct Client Accounting procedures, by arranging and delivering remote training sessions, and on-site visits where appropriate.

Undertake training to support and assist a busy Central Office Property Manager in all aspects of property management, and client account management.

Main Responsibilities:

Training to be able to assist with 100% audit completion of the whole Network in any given calendar year and to ensure that any areas highlighted are fully resolved.

Skills required:

Clean Driving Licence

Ability to work unaided as well as part of a successful Team

Inter-personal skills

Communication skills - both written and verbal

Attention to detail

Ability to work to strict deadlines

Problem solving skills

IT skills - Good knowledge of Microsoft Office

Flexibility to stay away from home at least 1-2 nights per week

Ability to work/travel outside usual business hours

Previous experience of lettings/property management and/or lettings software (Preferred)

Prior knowledge of the financial industry/Accounting (Preferred)

What you need to be like:

Surefooted - Having a clear sense of direction. Confident of doing the right things at the right time

Communicator - Speak to prospective clients, sell our concepts and ensure clients understand the way forward. You need to be able to maintain relationships with other departments and work within a team

Trusted - Able to manage people and information. Maintain records of sensitive information

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £23,000.00 /year