Business Accountant x 3

£37,000 per annum
12 Oct 2017
22 Oct 2017
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

An opportunity has arisen to join the Plus Dane Housing Finance team.

We are looking for an experienced accounting professional with a passion for housing and a customer-focused attitude, who will engage with and build strong relationships within the business, providing pro-active financial support and advice to budget holders and other stakeholders.

This is an exciting time to join our Finance team as we have recently reviewed and restructured the team. The Business Accountant will be part of the newly created Financial Reporting team, which has key links to other areas of the Finance team, as well as key Business areas within Plus Dane for which you will provide financial support.

This post will provide an important conduit between the Finance team and the operational side of the Business, and is therefore an excellent opportunity for an engaging person to build financial knowledge and awareness, as well as develop their understanding of the wider housing Business.

Reporting into the Financial Reporting Manager and working alongside a team of proactive and skilled Accountants, the responsibilities will include:

  • Advising, challenging and coaching budget holders and Directors on financial performance;

  • Production of timely analysis reports, which can be presented to the Business;

  • Providing support on the annual/ monthly/ quarterly budgets and forecasts;

  • Responsibility for delivering month end, quarterly reports and statutory reports;

  • Preparation of the annual budget and development of the organisation’s 30 year Business Plan.

    The requirements for the role are:

  • Minimum 5 GCSEs or equivalent at C grade or above, including mathematics;

  • Qualification or part-qualification with a professional accounting body such as CIMA, ACCA, CIPFA, ICAEW;

  • ILM in coaching or willingness to work towards formal qualification.

This is an exciting and demanding role .If you are interested in this position, please complete the online application form and send to

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Plus Dane encourages applications from our customers and their families.

Please note where a position requires formal qualifications, candidates will be asked to bring these along to interview so that a copy can be taken as evidence.  

If you do not hear from us by Friday 27th October, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion but we thank you for showing an interest in Plus Dane.