Project Accountant

Orbit Group
England, West Midlands, Coventry
£38755.00 - £43061.00 per annum
17 Jan 2019
16 Feb 2019
Jennifer Cole
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Project Accountant

Location: Garden Court, Coventry

Salary: £38,755 - £43,061 per annum

Hours: 36.25 hours per week

Permanent Contract
Are you ACCA or CIMA qualified and looking for your next step into accounting?

Then look no further, Orbit currently has an exciting opportunity for a new Project Accountant to join their finance team. This role is key is to providing financial expertise to Orbit's current business wide software implementation programme, Project Apollo.
Based across the Midlands, the East and the South East, Orbit is already one of the UK's leading housing associations. We provide high quality, good value homes to over 100,000 customers across 42,000 homes. We are a big developer too, building 2,000 new homes every year. At the heart of this growth are our customers. We provide all sorts of homes for all sorts of people, and our approach empowers every one of them to grow and flourish. We make profit in order to invest into the communities we work for, playing a key role in driving UK housing growth.
This role will see you take an influential lead on the financial elements of Project Apollo by monitoring and projecting the proposed costs. Working closely with the Programme Director, you will challenge decisions that could lead to increasing costs and provide solutions and recommendations as a different course of action. Not only will this role sit with the Finance and IT teams, you will be responsible for working with all directorates across the business.

We are looking for a newly qualified accountant to come on board and fully immerse themselves in Project Apollo. To be a good fit for this role you will be a well rounded, strong communicator who is able to build strong relationships across the business. This role requires an inquisitive, commercially minded individual who can analyse data and provide solutions to improve performance.

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 private medical insurance, discounted dental insurance and gym membership, 27 days holiday entitlement and pension scheme.

Please find attached the role profile for the list of full accountabilities

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 Jennifer Cole - at Retinue Solutions or on 0203 837 7976.

Advert Expires - Thursday 24th January 2019
Interviews - Week Commencing 28th January 2019

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.