Joint Venture Accountant

Swan Housing Association
Circa £55,000 p/a plus excellent benefits
12 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Swan Housing Association was first formed in 1994 and provides high-quality and affordable homes to rent and buy. Today, they operate in Essex and East London and locally manage over 11,000 homes, they recently launched an ambitious Corporate Strategy for, which details how they plan to double in size by working together with their partners to deliver more. Due to this continued growth they are currently seeking to recruit to a Joint Venture Accountant to join their finance team. The role will be based at their Head Office in Billericay with occasional travel.

Reporting directly into the Group Financial Controller, you will be a key member of the Finance team and provide financial support of Swan Group’s Joint Ventures. Working collaboratively with other Finance Managers, you will constantly improve reporting with value-added analysis. You will also lead the Year End Audit process for Joint Ventures and be able to demonstrate a business partnering approach to your work.

The successful candidate will be a Qualified Accountant and you will be a finance professional with drive and ambition. The organisation has a hands-on, problem solving team culture so it is essential that you have the ability to solve problems, coach and influence others to step up and continue the improvement process. You will have strong skills in monitoring and reporting on the delivery of plans and projects. We are happy to consider candidates with experience in a range of industries, however, proven experience of Joint Ventures will be an advantage.

In return Swan are offering a competitive salary, pension scheme, private health scheme, flexible benefits, 25 days holiday plus an additional 3 days between Christmas and New Year.

This is an exciting time to join Swan and be a part of their ambitious plans, if you feel you have the qualities, experience and are up for the challenge then we look forward to hearing from you.

For more information about the role and organisation please visit or for an informal discussion please contact Senan Pierce, Senior Business Director at Hays Senior Finance who is the retained consultant working in partnership with Swan on:

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Closing date for all applications will be on Sunday 26th November

Interviews will be held week-commencing Monday 4th December times and dates tbc.

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