Job title:Financial Accountant (Housing Association)
Location: South Manchester, M21 7PQ
Closing date:2019-01-21 00:00:00
Salary:Circa £45,000
Hours:35 hours per week
Job type:Full time
Role overview:
Financial Accountant (Housing Association) 

Salary: Circa £45,000 
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: 35 hours per week 
Location: South Manchester, M21 7PQ 
Benefits: : Include fabulous, new, modern office environment, great pension options, 26 days holiday plus bank holidays, option to buy and sell, flexi days, fantastic learning and development opportunities, savings club, cycle to work scheme and much more 

Closing date for applications: 21st January 2019 

About the role: 

Are you a skilled finance professional who likes to make everything count? 

Reporting to the Head of Financial Services the Financial Accountant will ensure transactions are accurately accounted for and that there is a robust reporting of the financial position both internally and externally. 

You will produce the individual company statutory accounts and consolidated group accounts and co-ordinate the management accounts, reporting pack and reporting to directors and executives. You will also be responsible for the production of financial information for statutory and regulatory financial returns, setting and managing timetables for monthly, quarterly and annual reporting, and for budget setting and maintain a system of quality assurance over financial processes both within the department and across the wider business. 

About You: 

The Successful candidate will hold a recognised professional accountancy qualification (may consider strong QBE) and have experience within a finance setting, ideally within a regulated environment. 

You will have experience of preparing statutory accounts, report writing within a financial system to extract financial data, reconciliations, and manipulating large volumes of data for multiple scenarios. Strong IT skills and proficiency in excel are essential. 

You must be able to travel between sites and to meet external commitments which may include working flexibly and when needed outside normal working hours. 

You may have experience of the following: Financial Accountant, Company Accountant, Management Accountant, Project Accountant, Financial Accountant, Accounts Assistant, ACA, ACCA, CIMA, Housing Association, Social Housing etc. 

About our company: 

Great Places Housing Group is not your average housing association. We are a forward-thinking, profit-for-purpose business that works hard to improve the lives of residents in our 19,000 homes across the North West and Yorkshire. 

Our work doesn’t stop at our customers’ front door. The surplus we make is invested back into the business to fund building new homes and to provide a full range of support services for some of the most vulnerable members of society including the homeless, young parents, older people and those with mental health needs. 

We are extremely proud of our dedicated, passionate and friendly colleagues who live our values and work hard to make a difference every day. Working for us you will be part of something special and in return, we offer a competitive package with a range of enhanced benefits and learning and development opportunities to help you achieve and exceed your potential. 

Please note we will be reviewing applications as we receive them, so the job may be filled before the stated closing date. To avoid disappointment please apply at your earliest convenience.
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