Job title:Head of Financial Services (Housing Association)
Location: Manchester, M21 7PQ
Closing date:2019-01-21 00:00:00
Salary:Circa £58,000
Hours:35 hours per week
Job type:Full time
Role overview:
Head of Financial Services (Housing Association) 

Salary: Circa £58,000 
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: 35 hours per week 
Location: 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 an experienced and skilled senior finance professional who enjoys working for an innovative and growing business? Reporting to the Finance Director, the Head of Financial Services will be instrumental in the effective financial management and reporting of the Group, both internally and externally. 

You will be responsible for producing the full set of Group statutory accounts including calculating and allocating overheads for internal and external reporting. You will also take responsibility for management accounts reporting to directors and executive, production of statutory and regulatory financial returns and setting the consolidated group budget as well as ensuring robust systems of financial control. 

About You: 

The successful candidate will hold a recognised professional accountancy qualification and have management experience within a finance setting, ideally within a regulated environment, able to show both strategic and operational management skills. 

You should have significant experience of preparing Group accounts and maintaining systems of financial control, as well as experience of manipulating large volumes of data for multiple scenarios. Strong IT skills and proficiency in excel and report writing 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: Head of Financial Services, Finance Manager, Senior Finance Manager, Head of Finance, Financial Accountant, Finance Accountant, ACA, ACCA, CFO, Chief Financial Officer, Management Accountant, Company Accountant, Director of Finance, Group Accountant, 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.