Finance Officer (Housing Finance)

Recruiter
Fusion People Ltd
Location
Cambridge
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
18 Apr 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This role for a Finance Officer (Housing Finance) has been released on a temporary basis for 3 months initially.

The role will have a specific responsibility for providing of a comprehensive financial service supporting the shared housing finance service, effectively working with staff, cost centre managers, senior managers, external organisations (suppliers / auditors, etc) and customers

Main Duties:

Receivables and Payables
• Receivables - Calculation and preparation of invoice requisitions in respect of non-standard or complex housing debts.
• Housing: Raise invoice requests equivalent in respect of sums due for payment in the housing rents system, investigating and allocating income received appropriately
• Housing: Verify data included in write off requests from the housing system, passing those that comply with procedures for authorisation, and subsequent to receiving authorisation, write off in the system
• Ensure correct coding of income and expenditure, processing journals and recharges in the general ledger where required
• Produce reports, using the General Ledger reporting tool, for use by the post holder and others
• Verification of General Ledger input and collation of data in agreed format for use by others
• Preparing income summaries / cashbooks to facilitate recording of income in the General Ledger, importing and allocating cash, and reconciling takings
• Regular, accurate input or import of financial data and payment information into the relevant corporate or business system
• Regular, accurate export of financial data (and associated administration) from the relevant business system to facilitate
reconciliations and interfaces with other internal and external systems
• Financial input into, and reconciliation of databases and spreadsheets
• To provide support to housing cost centre managers in relation to payment of their invoices, coding expenditure to appropriate expenditure codes, in accordance with accounting rule and regulations
• Contribute to the year-end process in respect of assigned cost centres to ensure that functions are completed to the agreed deadlines.
• Applying budgetary and audit controls and procedures
• Monitor income and expenditure Statistical Analysis and Reconciliations
• To undertake regular reconciliations between FMS / bank / business systems to confirm the accuracy of monies banked and data recorded in departmental business systems and the main accounting system and subsequent management reports
• Provide statistical, graphical and financial information and reports, including performance indicators
• Responsibility for the financial administration in relation to housing activity, i.e. the granting of legal access licences, access scheme, tenants’ contents insurance, etc.

You should match the following criteria:

* Experience in spreadsheets and computerised ledger systems
* Fully conversant with bank and systems reconciliation, journal entry
* High level accuracy and speed data inputting
* Good accounting/financial skills
* Experience of specialist ICT systems, i.e. housing, council tax
* Ability to create spreadsheets and manipulate data

Please send your most updated CV to Grant Wilson by clicking apply now

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