Senior Accountant


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July 11, 2022
Job Type
£38000 - £50000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Darren Cadman
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Company details and job overview:

Having operated in a group structure for over 20 years, this exceptional business have continually evolved from a small housing provider into an award-winning group of specialist companies and charities. With a focus on staff welfare, and an employer of choice in the East Lancashire region, they have over 650 staff who all work towards the same goal. With the ethos and drive to make a real difference to people’s lives, they have recently aligned the corporate finance function to operate as a value add proposition to each business unit.

Enhanced Benefits:
50% home working
Flexible working pattern
Various benefits including life assurance, healthcare plan and discounts to Highstreet stores
Competitive salary with many more key benefits

Your new role as Senior Accountant:

As Senior Accountant you shall oversee the production of accurate and timely management information to stakeholders in a commercial role. Working closely with senior stakeholders you shall seek to enhance and develop the existing management information to improve the understanding of non-financial managers and the key performance indicators effecting their business.

Key role duties:

• Production of monthly accounts to include detailed board pack detail and analysis
• Lead and oversee effective Business Partnering across group to enable and impact the decision making process
• Budget management, monitoring and reporting reviewing monthly performance with operations including updating forecasts
• Balance Sheet reconciliation
• Statutory accounting including regulatory reporting and management to legislative requirements
• Long and short-term project delivery, ensuring business units remain within budget and any variation is reported and understood by stakeholders and budget managers.
• Management and supervision of a small team contributing to the teams professional and personal development.

Experience & Qualifications Required to apply:

Formally qualified, or working towards CIMA/ACCA/ACA you shall have substantial experience in a similar role and a solid understanding across the production of Management Accounts in the housing arena. You will ideally have worked in a finance role within a housing environment however, should you have experience of a similar sector, your application may be considered. An effective communicator and able to add value to external and internal stakeholders through business partnering you shall have experience of setting budgets, managing forecasts and adding value to the short and long-term strategy of a forward thinking business. A team player, and effective staff motivator you shall have the ability to lead on the analysis of detailed financial data and be able to explain the detail in a clear and concise way, both in report format, presentations and verbally.

Salary and reward on offer:

This is an exception opportunity to work along-side a talented leadership team in a dynamic, forward thinking, award-winning group of companies With the exposure across the organisation you shall gain the opportunity to add value and form part of the decision making process. A business in growth, who pride themselves on staff welfare, you shall be rewarded with a competitive salary and benefits package. With flexible working and the ability work from home, this role is a progressive position where your success and progression will be duly rewarded.

This role is being handled by Darren Cadman – Kenton Black Finance

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a market leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level finance to directorship professionals. Operating from local offices in Preston, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.

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