Finance Business Partner - Investment

Onward Homes
Flexible - Either Merseyside or Greater Manchester
£44,400 (Recruitment Rate) £47,550 (Confirmed Rate)
03 Mar 2021
09 Mar 2021
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Onward Homes is one of the largest registered providers of social housing in the North West, with 35,000 properties across the region.

We believe that everyone deserves a place to call their own, which is why we’re committed to building 400 new homes each year. We do more than just provide a roof over our customers’ heads, we’re here to make a real difference.

At Onward we’re working towards creating positive spaces, which extends to not only to the communities we serve but to our workplaces being positive spaces that are open, diverse and inclusive.  Onward is committed to being a diverse and inclusive organisation in every aspect of our work. 

We are looking for a Finance Business Partner - Investment (1 post) to join our Finance Team on a 12 month fixed term contract.

The purpose of the role is to deliver finance business partnering services to the Property Strategy team; provide financial analysis and deliver a collaborative approach to financial forecasting, planning and reporting.

Responsibilities will include providing technical expertise to ensure effective financial challenge and appraisal of asset investment proposals and overseeing the financial management of asset data.

In addition, working with operational teams to ensure good quality financial forecasts exist to inform the 30-year financial plan. Develop and maintain a suite of high-quality reports to accurately report financial performance. Work with colleagues in finance and operations to effectively manage the budget and financial planning process to support strategic and operational business plan objectives, and to deliver value for money.

In order to be successful it is essential to have experience of delivering high standard of customer service to all stakeholders providing tailored financial support and guidance, be commercially minded and demonstrate added value through financial analysis and insight, have experience of managing and reporting financial performance information and experience of financially appraising investment opportunities.

Full/Part or working towards qualification with a recognised accounting body (ACCA, CIMA, ACA) or relevant professional experience is also essential.

All posts are recruited to the recruitment salary and movement to the confirmed salary is based on successful completion of a 6 month probation.  As well as a competitive salary and a generous annual leave entitlement, we offer a range of benefits for a rewarding career including a health cash plan, pension scheme and personal development.

Due to Covid-19, we have adapted our working arrangements under government guidelines and Safe Systems of Work.  Discussions around the current working arrangements and Safe Systems of Work specific to the role will take place during the interview process. If candidates have any concerns / questions in relation to Covid-19 and the role at any stage of the recruitment and selection process they can contact the HR team on and a member of the HR Team will be in touch.