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EXPERIENCED ADMINISTRATOR REQUIRED

CENTRAL BRIGHTON

The Role

An excellent opportunity to join our established Commercial Property team based in our new City Centre office in Brighton.

Oakley Property is a well-established, independent company, offering a comprehensive Estate Agency, Letting and Property Management service, in relation to both commercial and residential property, across Sussex.

We have a long-standing reputation for exceptional service and professionalism.

This is an ideal opportunity for an existing administrator looking to further their career.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • The selected candidate will work closely with the members of the team in a busy department.
  • Administrative support to the commercial sales and lettings team.
  • Creating and updating sales and marketing brochures.
  • Property file management to ensure compliance.
  • Liaising with other offices and departments.
  • Branch reception cover when required.
  • Continuing and establishing organisational systems.
  • Invoicing
  • Agency software content management

Required Skills & Experience

  • Minimum 1 years administration experience essential.
  • Self-motivated, good organisational skills with the ability to multi-task as part of a busy and successful team.
  • Excellent communication skills including written English, with a fine attention to detail.
  • Strong computer literacy, confident with Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and by yourself during busy periods and take ownership of your own workload.
  • Friendly, outgoing and personable character with a confident and professional manner.
  • Experience within the property industry preferred but not essential.

Enquiries/CV’s in confidence to Steven Harvey, Commercial Director (steven@oakleyproperty.com) or Louise Wilson, Office Manager (louise@oakleyproperty.com).  


EXPERIENCED CHARTERED VALUATION SURVEYOR REQUIRED

CENTRAL BRIGHTON

The Role

We are seeking a Chartered Surveyor to work within our Valuation Team, based in our central Brighton offices.


Oakley Property is a well-established, independent, firm of Chartered Surveyors and Estate Agents, offering a comprehensive range of Agency, Letting, Property Management and Valuation services, in relation to both commercial and residential property, across Sussex.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Undertaking Commercial and Residential Valuation Reports and Lease Advisory work
  • Undertaking Commercial and Residential Valuation Reports and Lease Advisory work
  • Office based primarily covering East and West Sussex
  • Working as part of a team of two Directors and a Graduate Surveyor and liaising with our Property Management Department

Required Skills & Experience

  • MRICS or AssocRICS qualified ideally with 3 years post qualification experience.
  • Ability to produce accurate and high quality valuation reports
  • Local market knowledge preferred but not essential
  • Understanding of regulatory requirements to include Red Book
  • Full UK driving licence.

Enquiries/CV’s in confidence to Tim Crossfield, Managing Director.

tim@oakleyproperty.com or 01273 645 779


RESIDENTIAL SERVICE CHARGE ACCOUNTANT REQUIRED

CENTRAL BRIGHTON

The Role

We are seeking a Residential Service Charge Accountant to work within our Property Management Team, based in our central Brighton offices.


Oakley Property is a well-established, independent, firm of Chartered Surveyors and Estate Agents, offering a comprehensive range of Agency, Letting, and Property Management services, in relation to both commercial and residential property, across Sussex.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Preparation of Service Charge accounts and reports in accordance with relevant legislation and governing body requirements.
  • Posting of Journals & Adjustments.
  • Preparing Accruals & Prepayments. 
  • Budget processing.
  • Conducting Expenditure Reviews. 
  • Resolution of issues on accounts and liaison with clients and customers.
  • Carrying out year-end account reconciliation procedures to include trial balance reports.
  • Preparation of year end accounts package for external accountants.

Required Skills & Experience

  • A detailed understanding of Residential Service Charge Accounts and processes.
  • Good attention to detail and well organised.
  • Ability to prioritise own workload.
  • Ability to work with strict deadlines.
  • Ability to work with Microsoft Excel.
  • Experience working with Qube a benefit (but not essential).

Enquiries/CVs in confidence to Louise Wilson, Office Manager

louise@oakleyproperty.com or 01273 669682


TRAINEE COMMERCIAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR REQUIRED

CENTRAL BRIGHTON

The Role

An excellent opportunity to join our established Commercial Property Agency team based in our Head Office, in the heart of the North Laine in central Brighton.

Oakley Property is a well-established, independent agency, offering a comprehensive Estate Agency, Letting and Property Management service, in relation to both commercial and residential property, across Sussex.

We have high standards and a long-standing reputation for quality service and professionalism.

This is an ideal opportunity to start or further a career in property.

Our commercial agency department provides a wide range of property services including the sale and letting of retail units, offices, industrial accommodation, investments, land sales and the acquisition of premises or sites, for clients across Sussex.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

To assist the commercial team with a wide range of duties to help maintain the customer service that we provide and further expand the business.

These will include assisting with the preparation work required for marketing a particular building such as taking on site measurements, calculating floor areas, researching comparable transactions, processing required documentation, drafting marketing details, taking photos/videos of premises, carrying out viewings, and recording transactions, once completed, on our software system.

This is a varied role where every day will be different as we deal with many different types of properties for many different types of clients.

Required Experience

  • No previous experience is required as training will be given; however, some property knowledge would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of the Sussex area is preferred but not essential.
  • Self-motivated, with good organisational skills and the ability to multi-task and prioritise as part of a busy and successful team.
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail with good computer literacy and mathematical skills
  • Full UK Driving Licence

Enquiries/CVs in confidence to Steven Harvey, Director, Commercial Department

steven@oakleyproperty.com or 01273 645772


ESTATE AGENT SALES NEGOTIATOR REQUIRED

CENTRAL BRIGHTON

The Role

Due to internal promotion, we are looking to recruit a full-time sales negotiator for our busy residential sales office in central Brighton.

Oakley is a well established, independent agency, offering a comprehensive Estate Agency, New Homes, Letting and Property Management services, in relation to residential and commercial property, across Sussex

This is an ideal opportunity for an existing sales negotiator looking to further their property career

We would also be keen to support any candidates either in the process of obtaining or looking to undertake, Propertymark or similar qualifications.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • To work as part of a busy sales team acting for a wide variety of residential sellers and new homes projects across Brighton & Hove
  • To build a rapport with buyers and sellers and ensure clients are dealt with in a professional and friendly manner
  • Listening to customer’s criteria and matching suitable properties to them via telephone and e-mail on a regular basis
  • Ensuring viewings are booked promptly and feedback is passed on to the vendor immediately
  • Following company policy when receiving offers to ensure applicants are qualified, administrative procedures are followed and all sales are actively progressed through to completion

Required Experience

  • A minimum one years’ estate agency experience
  • A proven track record in generating new business and sales with a passion for delivering excellent customer service
  • Resilient and positive attitude with a polite and professional approach
  • Full clean UK Driving Licence
  • A willingness to learn and develop within the estate agency and new homes industry

Please email CVs in strictest confidence to Andy Hovey, Sales Manager

andrew@oakleyproperty.com

DD: 01273 699 699 / 07966 639 784


LETTINGS ACCOUNTANT REQUIRED

CENTRAL BRIGHTON

The Role

An excellent opportunity to join our established Lettings team based in our busy City Centre office in Brighton.


Oakley Property is a well-established, independent, firm of Chartered Surveyors and Estate Agents, offering a comprehensive range of Agency, Letting and Property Management services, in relation to both commercial and residential property, across Sussex.


We have a long-standing reputation for exceptional service and professionalism.


This is an ideal opportunity for an existing Lettings Accountant to work within a close-knit team and carrying out the tasks required in the day- to- day accounting of our Lettings Department.


The role would mainly consist of dealing with the companies rent account, paying landlords and sending out statements, bank reconciliation, rent chasing, paying contractors, and protecting tenants’ deposits.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Paying landlords
  • Chasing rents
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Move ins – sending statements etc to Landlords
  • Requesting Move-in Payments from prospective tenants
  • Deposit protection 

Required Experience

A good understanding of Property Accounting in a previous role would be highly beneficial

Excellent organisation skills, with a strong attention to detail, good with computers, figures, and punctuality.

Previous experience with Lettings based software’s and accounting systems

Full Time position or part time with a minimum of 28 hours per week.

Salary for full time depending on hours and experience, pro rata for part time.

Enquiries/CVs in confidence to Murray Kerr, Brighton Lettings Manager

murray@oakleyproperty.com or 01273 627413

We are always looking for outstanding people to join the team.

If you want a career with Oakley Property please contact us at info@oakleyproperty.com

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