Group Financial Controller

Accent Group
Shipley, West Yorkshire
£76,125 per annum
20 Jun 2018
13 Jul 2018
Head of services
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

The spot salary for this post is £76,125 per annum for applicants who fully meet the requirements of the post. Applicants, who do not meet all of the requirements of the post, will start 5% or 10% below the spot salary.

Car allowance £5,000 per annum paid monthly (subject to TAX and NI deductions, non pensionable)

Shipley, BD17 7SW

Full Time – 35 hours per week Senior posts: Work in Excess of contractual hours will be required

Accent Group is a successful national housing association owning aound 20,000 homes with a turnover of £100m. Our residents’ homes and services are managed from regional offices in Middlesbrough, Burnley, Camberley and Peterborough, with the central office located in Shipley, West Yorkshire.

You will be joining Accent at an exciting time. Our new 3-year Corporate Strategy ‘With you for your Journey’ sets out an ambitious and exciting agenda for the future that will establish Accent Group as a sector leading organisation.

Reporting to, and supporting the Executive Director of Finance & ICT, this role will assist in devising and implementing financial strategy for the group, including but not limited to, treasury/raising new money, solving complex financial issues, corporate restructuring, tendering and selecting advisors, special projects, M&A/disposals and addressing pension issues.

 Accent has plans to build around 2,000 new homes in the next 5 years and this role will be pivotal in ensuring that all funding is in place,  that we comply with all of our financial covenants remaining an ambitious and viable business.

 As a member of the Accent Leadership Team, you will be responsible for leading the Corporate Finance Team in line with Accents’ values and behaviours, ensuring its effective performance. You will need to plan, organise and efficiently lead by example, the different teams of; financial accounting, treasury, taxation, accounting IT systems, business planning, payroll, pensions and accounts payable, to deliver the highest possible levels of customer & resident satisfaction.

Ideally, with experience of operating in a senior finance position, you will need to demonstrate your ability of financial planning, cash flow management and forecasting along with treasury management and raising new funds especially in relation to the development of new properties. You should have substantial experience of producing statutory accounts for a large organisation and knowledge of relevant tax regimes which affect Accent.

Expiry date 13th July

Interviews w.c 30th July