Lead Finance Business Partner – Development

Home Group
Newcastle upon Tyne (Gosforth Park Way)
05 May 2021
25 May 2021
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Lead Finance Business Partner – Development

Newcastle upon Tyne

Permanent, Full time (37.5 hpw)

Salary up to £55,000 per annum - dependent on skills and experience

Plus, Brilliant Benefits!

Making every penny count. That’s when it hits home

We have a fabulous opportunity for you to join our brilliant Financial Planning and Analysis team. You will work hand in hand with our Development and Sales team to project manage the provision of financial resource and report on financial performance. You’ll manage a small team to provide financial challenge, guidance and reporting on all our development activities.

You will become a trusted partner to our two Directors of Development and Regional Heads. Being brilliant at your role will include collaborating across the FP&A team to ensure the latest, most accurate financial data is included in all our forecasting, planning and analysis.

Working for Chris, our Head of FP&A, you will be part of a high performing and skilled team with an aim to deliver a brilliant service, while maintaining a sense of fun. There is a great team spirit here and we all bring a great eye for detail, creative spark and passion for our roles.

A bit about us
We’re Home Group one of the UK’s biggest providers of high-quality housing and care and support services.  We’re also one of the largest developers of new homes and providers of houses for affordable rent. And  did we mention that we rank no. 7 in the UK’s Super Large Great Place to Work, the highest ranking Great Place to Work in the North East, 7th Best Place in the UK for Great Places for Women to Work, 18th in the Stonewall Top 100 and Investors in People Platinum Standard….?

A bit about you
You’ll be a qualified financial accountant (ACA, ACCA or equivalent) with a strong modelling/financial appraisal background. As a leader of people, you will have experience of managing a high performing team and getting the best out of people. You’ll ensure the team deliver timely and accurate financial data and analysis.

With a strong commercial eye, you’ll identify future financial risks on our development schemes, ensuring these are accounted for and communicated appropriately. You will enjoy critically analysing, reconciling and interpreting financial information combining this with great communication skills and the ability to write clear and concise reports suitable for all stakeholders, including our Board.

Working flexibly
It’s the team’s unwritten rule that you attend the important appointments in life, be it your child’s school play, your partner’s graduation, or to get your new fridge delivered. You can elect to fit these around your working day or use your flexi to take the time off. Our focus is on getting the job done, not your working hours!

Want to know more?
If you’re not reading this advert on our careers’ pages, press the APPLY NOW button to access lots of useful stuff! You can download the Lead Finance Business Partner - Development Job Description and find out more about Home Group. We’ve also got some short films that show you what it’s like to work here, and we know you’ll want to find out more about our award winning benefits and rewards package!

To apply
Don’t delay applying for this brilliant job, as we may close it early if we get lots of applications! Just upload your CV and if you have one, your covering letter (this will help us learn more about you!). If you need them, we’ve also got some great templates to help you.

During Covid
We’re continuing to deliver services for our customers during the COVID-19 pandemic, and our brilliant colleagues are at the very heart of making that happen. We’re doing things a little differently at the moment, so to keep everyone safe, we’ll engage with you digitally where possible. Check out our awesome video to find out more on how our colleagues have felt supported here during the outbreak.

Be yourself at Home
Home Group is committed to tackling prejudice and discrimination, not just for our customers, but for our colleagues too! We’re super proud of our internal Diversity Networks and allies (Multicultural, LGBTQIA+ and Disability) which support colleagues from different backgrounds to be their true selves. We recognise and celebrate our differences, together we make Home Group a great place to work! 

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