Finance Manager (Social Housing) / Accounting Manager

Hoole, UK
14 Aug 2019
31 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Manager (Social Housing) / Accounting Manager
Location: Chester
Salary: £39,706 per annum (Additional benefits include pension, flexi time, generous holidays, additional unpaid leave and employee welfare provision)
Hours: 35 hours per week (Monday to Friday), Permanent

Our client are a value-orientated Housing Association working together to create communities where people want to live. They manage circa 5,500 homes over a wide geographical area and their residents include families, older people and those in need of special care and support.

They are looking for an enthusiastic and talented finance professional to join their team. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Finance and leading a team of 5, the successful applicant will be a part of the finance leadership team and will have the autonomy to improve procedures as required to deliver a high-quality service. With responsibility for board reports, KPI's, purchase ledger and insurance, the role plays a vital part in key financial processes including budgeting and forecasting, management information reporting and year end accounting.

There is an opportunity to work closely with senior colleagues in other departments to help drive continuous improvements and to be involved in projects supporting strategic decisions within the Association.

Applicants should hold a professional finance qualification such as ACA/ACCA/CIMA. The applicant must have previous experience of management accounts, budgeting, running month end and reporting results on a timely basis. In addition, it would be preferable if the individual has previous experience of managing a team. The applicant must have an advanced understanding of financial management and financial accounting principles and the ability to take initiative to play a key role in strategic projects and improvements across the Association.

This exciting opportunity requires a dynamic individual; able to manage others effectively and maintain strong working relationships both internal and external to the department.

In support of your application, please provide a written statement detailing how your skills, experience, abilities, behaviours and work-related qualities make you a suitable candidate for this role. Please note that your written statement forms an important part of their shortlisting process.

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Closing date for vacancies: 9:00am Monday 2nd September 2019
Interviews to be held: Thursday 12th September 2019

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