Build Your Career With Us

If you are a self-motivated individual interested in the issues we deal with, aspires to work for a company with a progressive and modern agenda, and who is interested in bringing about change for the better, then we want to hear from you.

We pride ourselves in operating with complete integrity and being a team you can trust. We employ dedicated staff and we never compromise on our ideals. All our employees adhere to an internally consistent code of shared values.

Experience is great, but it is also talent, drive and a passion for change that we are after. If you think you have something to offer us, please get in touch and show us how you can make a difference.

Current Vacancies

We are interested in hearing from talented individuals who are ambitious and want to be challenged

IIf you are ready to make a difference, contact us at info@stefphilips.com with your CV and a short introduction, explaining why you think you are right for us.

Accounts Assistant

Southgate, London

Stef & Philips are a Property Development and Management firm based in London N14, working with local authorities to provide solutions for their social housing needs, under different schemes, with a strong reputation for quality and excellence in their field.

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to become an integral part of an exciting, ambitious, and rapidly growing organization.

 

Purpose of the job:
To provide support to the Accounts function. The successful candidate is an experienced Accounts Assistant with over 3 years’ experience working knowledge of Sage 50 and excel capable to work on own initiative as well as part of a team.

 

Main Duties:

  • Setting up new supplier accounts
  • Ensure supplier information is accurate and up to date
  • Supplier statement reconciliations
  • Book-keeping procedures maintaining the Purchase Ledger and some aspects of the nominal ledger
  • Assisting with the Month End and carrying out some cost analysis as required.
  • Post Purchase Invoices with correct nominal codes, department codes and project codes.
  • Allocations when Suppliers paid
  • Clean up of Ledgers, knowledge of Payments on Account and impact of.
  • Bank Reconciliations
  • CIS returns
  • Processing and Posting Credit Card Transactions
  • Production and Maintenance of Aged Creditors reports
  • Processing Expense Claims and Mileage Expenses.
  • Intercompany Invoices and Reconciliations
  • Journal posting within the specified timelines
  • Carrying out and accounting for Recharges.
  • Reconciliation of Control Accounts
  • Adhere to all Account Payable processes and develop where necessary
  • Daily Processing of all invoices received
  • Manage queries to resolution through investigation, reconciliation, and escalation
  • Maintain mailboxes and ensure all documentation is filed correctly

Skills & Knowledge required

  • Excellent communication skills both written and spoken
  • Experience in Microsoft packages and Accounting packages (Sage 50)
  • A part qualified or AAT person desirable with good business acumen,
  • Working in the property management sector would be advantageous
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a similar role
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritise work
  • High level of numeracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to be adaptable to changing priorities and deadlines
  • Have a pragmatic, logical approach to problem-solving.

Accounts Receivable/ Credit Control

Southgate, London

Stef & Philips are a Property Development and Management firm based in London N14, working with local authorities to provide solutions for their social housing needs, under different schemes, with a strong reputation for quality and excellence in their field.

 

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to become an integral part of an exciting, ambitious, and rapidly growing organization.

 

Purpose of the job:

To provide support to the Accounts function. The successful candidate is an experienced in accounts receivable/ credit controller function with over 5 years’ experience working knowledge of Sage 50 and excel capable to work on own initiative as well as part of a team.

 

Main Duties:

  • Daily processing of all invoices received
  • Credit control,
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Maintain mailboxes and ensure all documentation is filed accurately
  • Month end reports
  • Debts chased
  • Assisting with the Month End and carrying out some cost analysis as required.
  • Post Purchase Invoices with correct nominal codes, department codes and project codes.
  • Allocations when Suppliers paid
  • Clean up of Ledgers, knowledge of Payments on Account and impact of.
  • Bank Reconciliations
  • Create client statements
  • Processing and Posting Credit Card Transactions
  • Production and Maintenance of Aged Creditors and Debtors reports
  • Processing Expense Claims and Mileage Expenses.
  • Intercompany Invoices and Reconciliations
  • Journal posting within the specified timelines
  • Carrying out and accounting for Recharges.
  • Reconciliation of Control Accounts
  • Adhere to all Account Receivable processes and develop where necessary

 

Skills & Knowledge required

  • Excellent communication skills both written and spoken
  • Excellent ability to liaise professionally with clients
  • Experience in Microsoft packages and Accounting packages (Sage 50)
  • A part qualified or AAT person desirable with good business acumen,
  • Working in the property management sector would be advantageous
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritise work
  • High level of numeracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to be adaptable to changing priorities and deadlines
  • Have a pragmatic, logical approach to problem solving.

Council Tax Officer

Southgate, London

Stef & Philips are a Property Development and Management firm based in London N14, working with local authorities to provide solutions for their social housing needs, under different schemes, with a strong reputation for quality and excellence in their field.

 

Purpose of the job:

The S&P Private Rented Sector (PRS) access scheme assists those in housing need to access private-rented accommodation to create long term, sustainable tenancies. Key to the scheme’s success will be the support clients receive when preparing to move into their new property, as well as continued support throughout the term of the tenancy. Also important is the working partnership with local authority clients to deliver an effective service.

 

The successful candidate will have experience of handling council tax claims/ applications/ enquiries and will have some knowledge of welfare rights. They will also need the ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines. Also, necessary will be experience of working as part of a team, excellent communication skills and experience of working with Microsoft Office packages and database systems.

 

Main Duties:

  • Council Tax applications / Business Rates on behalf of the business over its entire portfolio
  • Opening and closing council tax accounts with relevant authorities
  • Applying for exemptions where applicable.
  • Informing councils of void periods in properties where applicable
  • Recovery of overpaid tax
  • Setting up council tax accounts for all new portfolios
  • Effectively manage, resolve, and respond to resident, business, and local authority enquiries.
  • Ensure the accuracy and consistency of all records
  • Preparing weekly payment schedules to ensure bills are paid in a timely manner.
  • Provide timely and highly quality written and verbal communications to residents, local authority, and finance team.
  • Work with colleagues to develop cross-departmental solutions to effectively manage rent arrears and minimize financial loss
  • Ensure all databases and management software systems are updated promptly and to an excellent standard
  • Undertake databases analysis and research and produce reports as required
  • To comply with S&P policies and to carry out any duties that may reasonably be required in light of the main purpose of the post

 

Skills & Knowledge required

  • Ability to identify and make assessments in respect of clients related to their housing needs
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively and maintain appropriate professional boundaries
  • Ability to prioritise workload and work effectively in a high-pressured environment
  • Close attention to detail
  • A proficiency in the use of MS Office including Outlook, Word,
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills
  • Good practice and legislative knowledge relating to council tax
  • Strong team ethic, with the proven ability to work effectively and collaboratively within a team or independently with individuals at all levels
  • Working on own initiative without close supervision and as part of a team
  • Working flexibly in responding to the varying demands of the role in order to achieve agreed outcomes
  • Financial and general administration

Maintenance Coordinator

Southgate, London

Stef & Philips are a Property Development and Management firm based in London N14, working with local authorities to provide solutions for their social housing needs, under different schemes, with a strong reputation for quality and excellence in their field.

 

Purpose of job:

The successful candidate will have experience of working the property and construction sector in a similar role. They will also need the ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines. It is necessary for the candidate to experience of working as part of a team, excellent communication skills and experience of working with Microsoft Office packages and database systems.

 

Main Duties:

  • Effectively organize and manage all contractors, promoting the expectation of an exceptional standard of service delivery
  • Ensure planned maintenance and breakdown activities are monitored and any delays logged and escalated to head of maintenance
  • Create daily job sheets for the contractors
  • Prioritisation of works carried out
  • Ensure material and supply stock levels are maintained
  • Ensure that the highest levels of customer service are fully implemented to achieve customer satisfaction
  • To ensure that any customer complaints are handled with empathy and professionalism in the first instance, before being referred to the appropriate Manager
  • Any other relevant duties as requested by the company
  • Responsible for the reporting the status of maintenance jobs raised
  • Handling of contractor and client invoices, including dealing with any queries
  • To comply with S&P policies and to carry out any duties that may reasonably be required.

 

Skills & Knowledge required

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively and maintain appropriate professional boundaries
  • Ability to prioritise workload and work effectively in a high-pressured environment
  • Close attention to detail
  • A proficiency in the use of MS Office including Outlook, Word,
  • Strong administrative skills
  • Previous experience in a similar position
  • Strong team ethic, with the proven ability to work effectively and collaboratively within a team or independently with individuals at all levels
  • Working on own initiative without close supervision and as part of a team
  • Working flexibly in responding to the varying demands of the role in order to achieve agreed outcomes

Utilities Administrator

Southgate, London

Stef & Philips are a Property Development and Management firm based in London N14, working with local authorities to provide solutions for their social housing needs, under different schemes, with a strong reputation for quality and excellence in their field.

 

Purpose of the job:

The S&P Private Rented Sector (PRS) access scheme assists those in housing need to access private-rented accommodation to create long term, sustainable tenancies. Key to the scheme’s success will be the support clients receive when preparing to move into their new property, as well as continued support throughout the term of the tenancy. Also important is the working partnership with local authority clients to deliver an effective service.

 

The successful candidate will support the line Manager with utilities set up and management, council tax claims/ applications/ enquiries and will have some knowledge of welfare rights. They will also need the ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines. Also, necessary will be experience of working as part of a team, excellent communication skills and experience of working with Microsoft Office packages and database systems.

 

Main Duties:

  • Setting up utility accounts for portfolio of units
  • Dealing with Utility companies on behalf of tenants.
  • Supporting Manager with council tax applications/ utilities/ exemptions/ void periods/ recovery of overpaid tax
  • Informing councils of void periods in properties where applicable
  • Effectively manage, resolve and respond to resident, business and local authority enquiries.
  • Build relationships with suppliers.
  • Ensure the accuracy and consistency of all records/ databases/ spreadsheets.
  • Provide timely and highly quality written and verbal communications to residents, local authority, and finance team.
  • Ensure all databases and management software systems are updated promptly and to an excellent standard.
  • Undertake databases analysis and research and produce reports as required.
  • Keep up to date with energy market trends to continually develop knowledge.
  • To comply with S&P policies and to carry out any duties that may reasonably be required in light of the main purpose of the post.

 

Skills & Knowledge required

  • Strong administration, organisational, prioritization, numerical and attention to detail skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively and maintain appropriate professional boundaries.
  • Ability to work effectively in a high-pressured environment.
  • A proficiency in the use of MS Office including Outlook, Word,
  • Strong team ethic, with the proven ability to work effectively and collaboratively within a team or independently with individuals at all levels.
  • Working on own initiative without close supervision and as part of a team
  • Working flexibly in responding to the varying demands of the role in order to achieve agreed outcomes.

Utilities Manager

Southgate, London

Stef & Philips are a Property Development and Management firm based in London N14, working with local authorities to provide solutions for their social housing needs, under different schemes, with a strong reputation for quality and excellence in their field.

 

Purpose of job:

The S&P Private Rented Sector (PRS) access scheme assists those in housing need to access private-rented accommodation to create long term, sustainable tenancies. Key to the scheme’s success will be the support clients receive when preparing to move into their new property, as well as continued support throughout the term of the tenancy. Also important is the working partnership with local authority clients to deliver an effective service.

 

The successful candidate will oversee the utility department with utilities set up and management, council tax claims/ applications/ enquiries and will have knowledge of welfare rights and utility contracts. They will also need the ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines. Also, necessary will be experience of working as part of a team, excellent communication skills and experience of working with Microsoft Office packages and database systems.

 

Main Duties:

  • Setting up utility accounts / Council Tax Accounts for portfolio of units
  • Ensuring all utility accounts are on the most cost-effective contracts
  • Managing all smart meter changes / energy supplier swaps
  • Liaising with Utility companies on behalf of tenants.
  • Overseeing council tax applications/ utility accounts/ exemptions/ void periods/ recovery of overpaid tax
  • Maintaining and building relationships with Local Authorities / Utility Companies
  • Effectively manage, resolve, and respond to resident, business, and local authority enquiries.
  • Ensure the accuracy and consistency of all records/ databases/ spreadsheets.
  • Provide timely and highly quality written and verbal communications to residents, local authority, and finance team.
  • Ensure all databases and management software systems are updated promptly and to an excellent standard.
  • Undertake databases analysis and research and produce reports as required.
  • Reporting to directors and keeping management up to date with accounts.
  • Keep up to date with energy market trends to continually develop knowledge.
  • To comply with S&P policies and to carry out any duties that may reasonably be required in light of the main purpose of the post.

 

Skills & Knowledge required

  • Strong administration, organisational, prioritization, numerical and attention to detail skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively and maintain appropriate professional boundaries.
  • Ability to work effectively in a high-pressured environment.
  • A proficiency in the use of MS Office including Outlook, Word,
  • Strong team ethic, with the proven ability to work effectively and collaboratively within a team or independently with individuals at all levels.
  • Working on own initiative without close supervision and as part of a team
  • Working flexibly in responding to the varying demands of the role to achieve agreed outcomes.

Why Work for Us?

Rewarding work

Working within our team you can be involved in making a difference in people’s lives, contributing to great projects and helping grow the business. We enjoy seeing people flourish and seek to promote from within. We provide high standard properties and services, and we work with professionals to accomplish this.

A place for everyone

It takes many different characters to make a team, which is why we value personality, individuality and diversity. We regularly participate in team-building social activities, such as charity events and 5-a-side football matches. We want to ensure every employee feels included and proud to work at Stef & Philips.

Diverse Roles Require Diverse Skills

Nationalities of staff
09
Gender split
50%

Whether you have a background in property or other industry experience, there are many ways you could fit into our team.

We are interested in finding skilled individuals that can help:

  • Develop our properties from planning stages to securing the lease
  • Devise sales and marketing strategies to attract great charities and local authorities
  • Manage the properties and help support our tenants
  • Organise events and community projects, either from our London office or on-site 
  • Ensure smooth operations, managing everything from rent reviews to financial audits
  • Strengthen our HR, finance and communications teams