Finance Analyst

Recruiter
FirstPort Property Services
Location
Hampshire
Posted
07 Dec 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Role: Finance Analyst

Location: New Milton

Job Sector: Finance

Salary: £27,000 - £30,000 dependant on experience

Hours: 35 hours per week

As a Finance Analyst you will contribute to our vision of being the leading residential property manager, as recognised by othersby:

Providing high quality financial support to our Retirement brand

Assisting in driving and improving performance through financial analysis

This role reports to the Finance Manager – Retirement

About You

You are a fully qualified CIMA/ACCA/ACA with excellent accounting knowledge and first-hand experience of working in an accounting environment, and are seeking a new role in a fast paced environment to develop your career.

Having strong analytical, communication and MS Office skills, means you can deliver analysis with a clear focus, accurately and with an excellent attention to detail.

Being a real problem solver, means you can now play a pivotal role and be an expert in driving continuous improvement with our processes, and are able to respond to complex issues.
You thrive in a high pressure environment, and are organised to work to deadlines.

About Us

FirstPort is the largest and most experienced residential property manager in the UK, employing more than 3,000 colleagues dedicated to looking after peoples’ home.

Great property management is about more than just bricks and mortar. We recognise and value the contribution our people make to our business and we are committed to ensuring they are skilled and equipped to do the best job they can and that they have the opportunity to realise their full potential.

Our Values set out the commitments we have made to deliver excellent service and they inform the relationships that we have with customers and clients. They shape our culture and are used in measuring and rewarding performance.

Main Responsibilities

• Review development financial transactions on a monthly basis taking a proactive approach to solving issues by working with Scheme Accountants to provide leading customer service.

• Analyse and review the Development Income & Expenditure Account and Balance Sheet to ensure accuracy and completion to set deadlines.

• Identify and escalate accounting and commercial issues at an early stage to ensure compliance, transparency and a high level of customer service.

• Identify and implement financial controls to enhance accurate financial statements.

• Meet operational Management regularly to review the financial statements for their developments ensuring finances are in a healthy position. Some travel to meetings and developments would be required.

• Provide leading financial support to the operational management team to ensure focus on achieving set objectives

• Compile Asset Management Plans for developments as required.

• Assist with the accurate calculation of Management Fees and monitor their accounting and collection.

Our Values

Friendly – We look out for people’s best interests, and show them we care by dealing with them in a warm and friendly manner.

Inventive – We’re creative and resourceful. We strive to improve what we do and how we do it, so we can provide the best ideas and solutions to look after people, their homes and communities.

Respectful – We listen, consult and take on-board people’s opinions and needs. We understand the importance of the home and community in people’s lives, and act with respect at all times.

Skilled – We’ve the qualifications, experience and take great pride in our work to consistently deliver the highest standards and value for money. We’re informed, and we’re always building on that knowledge to constantly improve our quality of service.

Trustworthy – We’re always professional, reliable, open and honest. People can depend on us to keep our promises and follow through on our commitments.

The Benefits

Our customers deserve the best and the same applies to our people. We’ll support you with all of the technology, training and support that you need to do your job well. We offer competitive salaries and a range of benefit packages. In addition to the core benefits, we also offer a range of exclusive discounts on extra benefits to help you and your family make the most of your money, safeguard your future and look after your health.

Diversity

We’re committed to promoting diversity at FirstPort and recruit on merit. We will consider applications from job share applicants.

Ready to Apply?

Click here to apply for this role. We will ask you to upload your CV and answer a few questions. You may also be asked to complete verbal and numerical reasoning tests online.

If you meet the criteria for the role we’ll be in touch to arrange a short telephone interview and our shortlist of candidates will be invited to attend interviews with the hiring manager and up to three other key stakeholders

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