Senior Development Accountant

England, London
£51510 - £606000 per annum
11 Jun 2021
25 Jun 2021
Clarion Housing Group Ltd
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

£51,510 to £60,600

London - MLP

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Development Accountant to join our team in London. In a nutshell, you'll be responsible for monthly management accounts and for all Clarion's Commercial and Development entities. You'll also be the business partner and first point of contact for Development Entity ASPS.

You'll perform and enhance monthly checks to ensure that the project ledger remains update to date as well as produce and review balance sheet reconciliations as directed and to take any follow up actions as requested. A key part of this role involves assisting the development of financial systems including ERP, resolve the development spend reporting and re-implementation of Project Ledger.

Other duties include:

  • Preformed in the monthly and quarterly reconciliations at project level between Panwin System, Sales, Handover, General and Project Ledger

  • Demonstrate an acute attention to detail and investigatory nature towards all processing, reconciliation and reporting duties. Ensuring data is reviewed and discrepancies rectified on a timely basis.

  • Produce reports and monthly commentary for Development Spend for inclusion in monthly management and Board packs.

  • Prepare monthly development intercompany recharges and ensure invoices are cleared prior to month end.

  • Take lead for the year-end tasks such as providing audit requests and inputting information into the statutory accounting process for all Clarion's Commercial and Development entities.

  • Deputies and Line manage the three Development Accountants in absence of Senior Development Finance Manager.

We're looking for a qualified Accountant with relevant financial accounting experience as well as experience of working in an accounting/finance department or similar environment. You'll have acute attention to detail with strong investigatory skills with up to date accounting knowledge of project accounting in FRS102 and SORP for RPs.

Excellent communication skills will be key in the role and you'll be confident dealing with a variety of queries both internally and externally. This role will be challenging, as your multiple priorities will change as we operate in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

What you can expect from us

Here at Clarion we're dedicated to rewarding hard work and commitment and providing benefits that support you and your lifestyle. As standard we offer;-

  • Competitive salaries that are benchmarked regularly against current market rates

  • Initial 25 Days annual leave (plus bank holiday), increasing to 30 days after 3 years' service

  • A flexible benefit scheme tailored to you, inclusive of dental insurance, restaurant card, cycle to work; and we also give you 1% of your salary to spend on whichever approved benefit you like!

  • Matched pension contributions of up to 7.5%

  • Flexible and agile working for the majority of our employees

Other perks

  • Company Bonus Scheme

  • Eye care vouchers

  • Holiday trading scheme allowing you to buy and sell leave

  • Free counselling and legal advice scheme for you and your family

  • Interest free loans for season ticket and study leave

Our commitment to equality and diversity means that we are keen to help you maintain a healthy work-life balance, including but not limited to part-time working and job share, enhanced maternity, adoption and paternity leave, and compassionate leave.

If you feel as though this could be the right opportunity for you then please get it touch today!

Closing Date: Sunday 27th June 2021 at midnight.

For further details on this vacancy and to download the role profile please visit our website or click 'apply'.

Occasional travel may be required across other regions.

In the event that we receive a high volume of applications, we reserve the right to close this advert early.

You must be eligible to work in the UK to apply for this vacancy; Clarion are not able to offer visa sponsorship.

Clarion Housing Group

Clarion Housing Group is the UK's largest provider of affordable housing. We are committed to playing our part in tackling the housing crisis, both as a social landlord and developer of new housing.

More than 350,000 people call a Clarion home their home. Our mission is to provide and maintain good quality housing for our residents and to build communities through high quality design and placemaking.

We are a social business, reinvesting our profits into building new homes and providing support and opportunities to our residents through Clarion Futures, our charitable foundation.

Diversity and Inclusion

We want Clarion to be a workplace where everyone feels valued, can be themselves and know they can reach their full potential. We embrace and celebrate our differences through various initiatives and support colleagues through a number of staff networks.

We're committed to building a strong, diverse workforce and making Clarion an inclusive place to work.

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