Financial Accountant


Job Title: Financial Accountant
Salary: £50,177 Per Annum
Hours: 37 hours per week
Type: Permanent
Based: Sevenoaks
Closes: 30th November 2021

Develop and maintain a framework for ensuring that social housing assets are protected, including an assets and liabilities register.

Provide technical leadership on taxation, regulatory returns and accounting standards, and maintain, simplify and improve efficient and effective systems and tools for full financial management and control.



Key responsibilities



  • Successfully lead the year end audit process and deliver approved annual financial statements for the group and subsidiaries in accordance with the year-end timetable.

  • Review and be able to deliver regulatory and financial returns (NROSH - FVA, FCA) on time and with robust analysis and complete accuracy and full assurance.

  • Implement strong financial controls, maintain financial records (including monthly balance sheet reconciliations, the asset and liability register, financial regulations) and systems in accordance with statutory financial regulations and our rules and procedures.

  • Provide oversight and review accuracy of annual rent setting calculations service charge estimates and actuals optimising the recovery rate.

    Work effectively with stakeholders including external and internal audit partners, tax advisors.

  • Drive business wide efficiencies to optimise performance by reviewing team systems and processes and automating where possible.

  • Before taking on new liabilities, ensuring that we understand and manage the likely impact on financial controls, processes, and regulatory compliance.

  • Administer the Fixed assets register and reconcile with Asset Management System for Component Accounting

  • Work collaboratively with Heads of Service to ensure deliver good service to wider business

  • Undertake any other duties to achieve the purpose of the job.



  • Collaboratively work with Heads of Finance in preparation of financial information.




Candidate Experience



  • Housing Sector Experience

  • Skilled at building rapport with important stakeholders and influencing

  • Experience of dealing with the regulatory compliance regime

  • Advanced Excel skills



Analytical, critical and evaluative skills

If you are interested in the role and meet the above criteria, please email me your CV for consideration
If you have any questions regarding this role, call Ryan at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 966 or E-Mail ryan.curwen@servicecare.org.uk




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