Accountant (Client Accounts) Job at Data Energy Management Services Ltd in Birchanger

Job Description

  • Salary: £30-40k depending on experience
  • Hours: 8.30am – 5pm
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Location: Bishop Stortford
  • Reporting to: Group Accountant


  • Holiday entitlement: 25 days per annum plus Bank Holidays
  • Bonus incentive schemes
  • Sickness insurance scheme
  • Auto enrolment pension
  • Training and development
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Free parking, free gym facilities

Data Energy Management Services Ltd is a well-established organisation providing energy management support to Managing Agents that covers everything from finding energy meters to resident level billing and even the operations of heat networks. This is a new role within a small team in which the candidate would be expected to bring expertise and experience, to drive process improvement.

Job overview:

  • Delivery of all client reporting obligations associated with tenant-level metering and billing contracts which will include monthly reconciliations of individual client accounts
  • Design and implementation of real time reconciliation systems between various software billing platforms and Sage 200 to ensure data integrity is maintained
  • Management of all customer payment streams including direct debit system and Pay as You Go (PAYG) for collecting customer payments and allocating to client accounts
  • Development of structured procedures, process maps and cross-department “swim lanes”
  • Ongoing identification and delivery of process improvements
  • Preparation of annual gas in/heat out reconciliations to measure and rationalise energy network performance
  • Preparing and updating periodic site tariff reviews
  • Drive the evolution of monthly client reporting towards an automated, self-service model
  • Overseeing the monthly process to return client funds to managing agents’, ensuring adequate safeguards and controls are maintained
  • To assist the billing team in investigating and resolving ad-hoc queries as they arise in respect of client billing and cash management
  • Liaise directly with clients on complex accounting issues
  • Work closely with key stakeholders across the business as a technical finance expert

To Apply:

  • You must be living and authorised to work in the UK to apply for this position.
  • Partially CIMA or ACCA qualified
  • Working knowledge of SQL databases and SQL management studio
  • Data transformation technologies and techniques (specifically Power Query/Power BI)
  • Proven track record of working with large volumes of data and developing scalable reporting and analysis solutions
  • Working knowledge of service charge accounting (desirable)
  • Some experience of working in either the utility or property management sectors

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £30,000.00-£40,000.00 per year




  • CIMA: 1 year (Preferred)
  • SQL: 1 year (Preferred)


  • A-Level or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Birchanger CM23 5PU (Preferred)


  • CIMA (Preferred)
  • driving (Preferred)
  • ACCA (Preferred)

Job Duties:

  • Monitoring company accounts and conducting quarterly reviews
  • Budgets and forecasting activities

Additional Duties:

Work remotely:

About Company

Company: Data Energy Management Services Ltd

Company Location:  Birchanger

Job Category: Engineering Jobs, Mechnical Jobs, Electrical Jobs

About Data Energy Management Services Ltd