Philip Knight

Accounts Manager
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Philip has worked in accountancy for over 25 years, the last 11 of which have been at Vail Williams.

He is responsible for the property asset management service charge reconciliations, client account bank reconciliations and treasury management.

He leads the property asset management accounts department which consists of five people in total, and he takes responsibility for maintaining in excess of 100 client bank accounts for 50 clients; collecting £30 million in rents and maintaining 60 service charges with £10 million total budget.

Philip prides himself on being trusted by clients and surveyors to manage/maintain bank accounts and service charge reconciliations, complying with the RICS regulations in doing so.

Philip was the first and only person at Vail Williams to reconcile University of Southampton Science Park service charge accounts with a budget of £1.35 million, 100 tenancies and 20 schedules. Other clients that Philip works with include: Oracle Corporation; Gadbrook Estates; Salmon Trust; Wilbur Real Estate; and Surrey Police.

In his spare time, Philip plays golf with a handicap of 12, and follows Norwich City FC. He also enjoys watching his two boys play football.

Key Skills

  • Client accounting including treasury management
  • Service chargere conciliations
  • Balance sheets
  • Cash flow
  • VAT reconciliation
  • RICS compliance
  • Accountancy for property asset management