Accounting Technician

Orbit Group
England, West Midlands, Coventry
£18202.00 - £20224.00 per annum
26 Nov 2018
10 Dec 2018
Laura Maxey
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Accounting Technician


36.25 hours - Full Time

£18,202 - £20.224

The role

Orbit has a fantastic opening for an Accounting Technician to join the Customer & Communities Business Partnering Team in Coventry. This role is a great opportunity for someone who wants to enhance and develop a career in Housing and Finance.

The Customer & Communities Business Partnering Team is a vital, value adding part of Orbit Finance. We use our business acumen and people skills to bring financial reports to life for the operational Business Partners. This allows the business to realise its potential and make the best business decisions that it can.

As an Accounting Technician you will be responsible for a number of key duties around managing data processing, implementing process improvements, reconciling accounts, assisting with compiling financial reports, maintaining the integrity of data, and providing information to support the business decisions.

Maintaining relationships with customers is also an important part of the role, ensuring you provide on-going support and assistance and meeting their requirements.

About you

This role is suited to someone who can demonstrate excellent organisational and time management skills. A good understanding of double entry bookkeeping is vital as a well as the ability to work with initiative and minimal supervision. It is essential that you have good literacy and numeracy skills and have proven experience of Microsoft Excel.

Having the ability to work well in a team and problem solve is important. We are looking for a proactive individual who can prioritise tasks, manage work load and meet deadlines.

Why apply?

We believe that an organisation's best asset is its people, and as such we want everyone to feel that they can make a difference. We want to unlock the potential in all Orbit employees and maximise their satisfaction in the job. We have a corporate training programme, opportunities for professional development and our staff tell us we are a great organisation to work for. We offer an excellent benefits package, including profit related bonus, private medical insurance, 27 days holiday entitlement, a competitive pension scheme and the added benefit of agile work with the opportunity to work from home on occasion.

About us

As one of the country's largest housing providers, Orbit owns and manages 42,000 homes and also develops properties for private sale and shared ownership. Orbit is committed to its vision to lead in building thriving communities. It is an ambitious, dynamic organisation with national reach and influence. People at Orbit are passionate about making a real difference to customers and the communities in which they live, they place customers at the heart of everything they do and commit to delivering homes and communities that customers are proud to live within. Orbit is a long-term sustainable business that generates profit for a purpose to re-invest in its services and to build much needed new homes.

How to apply

To apply for this role please submit your CV and a supporting statement that demonstrates how you meet the key criteria we need. If you wish to discuss the role further, please contact Laura Maxey at Retinue Solutions, on 0203 837 7880

advert closing - 29th November (midnight)

Interviews - 6th December

Retinue Solutions is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Retinue Solutions is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.