About the role
This is a key role providing financial insight and decision-support for JRF and JRHT across a number of areas including but not limited to: development schemes, strategic change projects, housing and community services, management reporting development, the annual business planning cycle.
You will enable the delivery of JRF and JRHT outcomes by providing outstanding services, strong financial leadership, governance and insight; empowering people to make informed financial decisions.
We are looking for a qualified accountant (ACA, CIPFA, CIMA, ACCA) with experience of social housing finance, providing finance expertise to development scheme project teams and income and cost modelling.
Accustomed to providing support to strategic change projects and the annual business planning cycle and with skills in developing management reporting, you will have recent experience in a business partner role in the social housing sector.
This is a role that offers significant variety but also demands flexibility and knowledge of housing association finance. Excellent communication skills are required including experience of Executive and Board reporting.
If you feel that you have the experience for this role then we would love to hear from you.
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) is an independent social change organisation working to solve UK poverty. The Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust (JRHT) is a registered housing association and care provider in Yorkshire and the North East. JRF and JRHT are two important influencing organisations with an ambitious agenda for inspiring positive change in the UK in line with our vision of a prosperous and poverty free UK.
Closing date for applications is Sunday 20th September 2020
During the COVID-19 restrictions, our interviews will be by telephone and/or video call. The successful applicant will be fully supported to work from home for an initial period where restrictions on non-essential travel are in place.
Our commitment to diversity
We are committed to creating opportunities for under-represented groups. BAME groups and those with a disability are under-represented in the organisation and are positively encouraged to apply. We shall apply Section 159 of the Equalities Act 2010 in the recruitment process.
At JRF/JRHT we believe in being inclusive and giving everyone an equal chance to succeed. Applications are welcome from all regardless of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief, race, sex, sexual orientation, trans status or social economic background. We positively encourage applications from those with experience of living in poverty.
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