Senior Financial Modeller

Manchester / Leeds / Birmingham / Bristol
£45,579 - £50,375
19 Oct 2020
08 Nov 2020
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

We are looking for a Senior Financial Modeller to join us - the role can be based in either Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham or Bristol.

The Senior Financial Modeller will play a leading role within the regulator’s Business Intelligence function – combining an understanding of the key drivers of financial viability with strong IT skills to develop the analytical and modelling tools that underpin the work of the regulator.

The post holder will be responsible for the timely delivery of high-quality financial modelling and analysis to support front line regulators and to inform external stakeholders of the RSH’s view of financial risk.  The role will include taking responsibility for the RSH’s regulation financial datasets, ensuring that data is complete, cleaned and presented appropriately for business needs and external publication where appropriate.  Tasks will include the design, development and maintenance of analytical tools used by Regulatory Operations staff.

The successful candidate will hold a finance related degree, recognised CCAB accountancy qualification or commensurate experience.

The post holder will have a clear understanding of the principles of financial planning, financial modelling techniques, risk management, and of the financial issues facing organisations in the housing sector; with  excellent IT skills, including expertise in Excel and database queries, experience of using and developing VBA macros to automate workbook operations is essential.

General Information:


Our staff are currently working from home due to COVID restrictions.

RSH’s core offices are in Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, Bristol and London.  Our posts can be successfully carried out from any RSH office unless otherwise specified in the job information.  We offer flexible working arrangements and staff can work from home for part of their hours.

Most roles involve some travel within England between our offices, and some roles also involve onsite visits to social housing providers.

In line with Government requirements to reduce the number of Civil Service and NDPB roles based in London, we only advertise roles in London which need to be there for business-critical reasons.


Interviews are to be confirmed and will be held via Microsoft Teams due to the current closure of RSH offices and staff working from home.

Benefits and Salary

We offer a range of excellent benefits; information is available on our website.

The salary for this role is a spot salary within the given range, which will normally be the minimum of the range.  Annual salary reviews are determined by the government pay award. In addition, when the probation period is successfully completed, a performance related bonus may be awarded, based on appraisal ratings at the end of the qualifying appraisal year.

Things you need to know

Application process

For more information on the role, please see the attached Role Profile.

To apply, please complete the online application form on the RSH careers site with an anonymised CV which details your employment, education and training history and provide a supporting statement, which will be used in assessing your application. Guidance on the application process is available on the RSH careers site

Blind shortlisting – We carry out blind short listing for all of our vacancies as part of our commitment to Equality and Diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment.

We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum selection criteria, as part of disability confident commitment. 

As an equal opportunities employer we will ensure candidates who reach the bench mark from ethnic minority candidates will be selected for interview.

You should indicate on your application if you want to be considered under these options.  

Successful applicants will be advised of the outcome of their application and interviews held as soon as practical after the closing date.

Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.