Liverpool: 0151 224 0500   |   Manchester: 0161 827 4600   |   Email: info@bermans.co.uk   |   Twitter Icon  |  Linkedin Icon
bermans_logo

New Vacancy – Property Post-Completions Assistant

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Property Post-Completions Assistant to join our Property team. The existing team is friendly, hard-working and welcoming and we are seeking a like-minded individual to join us.

Start date: Immediate

Location: Liverpool city-centre office

Job Type: Permanent

Hours: 09.00 – 17:30 Monday to Thursday 09:00 – 17:00 Friday

Key duties:

This role will entail having responsibility for a wide range of files (including but not limited to commercial, residential, leasehold and/or new-build properties) from the date of completion, by dealing with all post-completion tasks required up and until the file is closed. Duties will include:

  • Filing SDLT returns at HM Revenue and Customs via Infotrack;
  • Drafting and submitting applications to the Land Registry and Companies House;
  • Proactively monitoring the progress of these applications and keeping abreast of all applicable deadlines;
  • Responding promptly to requests for updates and information from Land Registry;
  • Making payments and drafting documentation relating to Freeholder and Management Company notices and requirements and implementing indemnity insurance policies;
  • Preparing completion statements;
  • Making calls to and receiving calls from other solicitors and third parties involved in the transaction as necessary to deal with requisitions or post-completion tasks; and
  • Generally supporting and assisting a busy team.

Skills and experience required:

  • Excellent use of the Land Registry and Companies House portals, knowledge and use of Infotrack and Proclaim is also preferred.
  • At least 12 months’ previous experience of the key duties.
  • Confidence in prompting and/or seeking input from the supervising solicitors as needed to fulfil the key duties.
  • Demonstrable experience in working diligently towards deadlines.
  • Excellent organisation, time-management and communication skills.
  • A personable, hard-working nature and confidence in dealing with third parties.

Confidentiality:

An awareness of confidentiality to be always maintained.

Salary and benefits:

  • A competitive basic salary;
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays);
  • A referral bonus;
  • Medicash entitlement;
  • Pension plan; and
  • Death in service.

How to apply:

Please contact recruitment@bermans.co.uk