Finance Administrator

Cross Key Homes
Peterborough, UK
12 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The role...

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Finance Administrator to join our busy team on a part time basis for a 13 month Contract.

As a Finance Administrator you will be assisting the team by providing excellent customer service both face to face and over the telephone across two locations in Peterborough - our high street store and at head office.

The role is responsible for ensuring that the income for the business as a whole is accurately processed in a timely manner alongside assisting the wider team with the calculation and analysis of service costs, rents, service charges etc.

You will be provide an excellent service to internal and external customers ensuring that information is communicated in a clear and concise way.

Who we are...

Cross Keys Homes is a commercial business with a social heart. We're dedicated to providing high-quality, affordable housing in prosperous communities.

We're the largest social housing landlord in Peterborough, managing more than 11,000 properties and housing around 14% of the city's population. We're also growing and moving into new areas, including Huntingdonshire, Milton Keynes, and Bedfordshire. We provide affordable homes for social rent, private rent, leasehold and shared ownership.

We want to provide high-quality, affordable homes to even more people. That's why, over the last 10 years, we've built more than 1,300 new homes. And by 2018, we'll be building around 400 homes every year.

We're more than just a landlord. We want to make neighbourhoods happy and vibrant places for people to live. We do that by investing in homes, green spaces and leisure facilities, and by supporting local people through training, education and employment.

We're also dedicated to the needs of older and vulnerable people - being the city's largest provider of independent living schemes. With our LifeLine emergency alarm service, community care, sheltered housing and our state-of the-art extra care facilities like Lapwing Apartments, we help people live independently with support available if they need it.


This is what we are looking for
  • Previous experience of working within a Finance role
  • Intermediate level of accounting knowledge;
  • Ability to reconcile and control large complex general ledger accounts
  • Knowledge of the operational requirements of a finance department
  • Proven ability and sufficient experience in accounting
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Experience of operating and maintaining software packages including spread sheets.
  • Ability to plan, organise and prioritise effectively, in order to achieve targets and meet deadlines.
  • Self-motivated with a positive outlook and the ability to take ownership for own work
  • Good intellect with the ability to interpret relevant information and analyse data
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Good excel skills
  • Able to manipulate large volumes of data in a timely and accurate fashion
  • Able to build strong working relationships with individuals and teams from all disciplines within the business
  • Able to clearly explain and present technical financial information to non-experts
  • Good verbal and reasoning skills.


In return we are offering:
  • 13 month Contract
  • Highly competitive salary of £19820 - 21829 pa (Pro rata)
  • Working hours: 22.5 hours a week working Monday to Friday: 930am - 1pm (some flexibility to the working pattern is available)
  • A great working environment with all the tools needed to fulfil your role
  • A friendly and supportive team
  • Excellent opportunities for learning and working towards gaining relevant qualifications
  • A highly competitive contributory pension scheme
  • Onsite Parking
  • 25 days holiday (pro rata)
  • Weekly onsite yoga classes
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Cycle to work scheme

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