Property Development Accountant

Severn Trent
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you an ambitious accountant looking for a new challenge and progression opportunities within a FTSE100 business?
We are looking for a Property Development Accountant to support the Senior Finance Business Partner in delivering best-in-class financial & performance analysis and reporting for our unique Property Development business unit - a team that works on a variety of property acquisitions and disposals of all sizes. You'll work with a team of highly experienced professionals and senior leaders in assisting to drive a strong business-partnering culture, underpinned by healthy challenge and control. In a commercially-focussed role, you'll also be responsible for making sense of the commercial inputs from the team to ensure a sales pipeline is well managed and associated revenues are well understood. This role will give you exposure to Senior Management whilst delivering a varied and wide-ranging autonomous role in a very exciting part of the business. Furthermore, as well as providing an exciting and stimulating opportunity for you to add real value to a thriving area of our business, this role will give you an excellent platform for developing your longer-term career ambitions in a business that actively encourages internal promotion.

As a Property Development Accountant, you will:
- Assist in planning, controlling, managing, and delivering of the Forecast, Budget & long-range planning process and outputs for one of the most agile and exciting areas of the Severn Trent business - Ideally have recently completed your studies (ACCA, ACA or CIMA), or be part-qualified and looking for an opportunity to utilise the knowledge gained in your studies - Have good exposure to financial analysis, budgeting & forecasting and financial reporting - with examples demonstrating your commercial awareness and business partnering qualities - Have good examples of working effectively with stakeholders of all level and backgrounds, helping to ensure finance and operations work closely and effectively together - Demonstrate excellent influencing skills across all spectrums (internal and external, senior and junior, finance and non-finance)

Severn Trent benefits include:
- A salary of up to £40,000 - Annual bonus based on company performance - 2 for 1 Pensions Scheme - 28 days' holiday plus 8 bank holidays, with the option to buy or sell up to 5 additional days per year - Comprehensive flexible benefits scheme

Severn Trent is located in the heart of Coventry. We are only a 10 minute walk from the Coventry train station and a 5 minute walk from nearby bus stations making your commute journey very easy and accessible.

Who are we?
We're Severn Trent and we think water is amazing. It's why we put all our energy into helping over 8 million people - from the Bristol Channel to the Humber, mid-Wales to East Midlands - enjoy the wonders of water every day. Our customers, and the communities that we live and work in, are at the heart of everything we do. Our vision is to be the most trusted water company by 2020, delivering an outstanding customer experience, the best value service and environmental leadership and through all of this making sure the wonder of water is readily available to everyone; today and for future generations. We want our people to be part of an organisation that celebrates diversity and individual thinking as we believe a diverse and inclusive workforce is important for success. We seek to ensure that every employee and every application we receive, without exception, is treated equally and fairly.

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