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Financial Transaction Manager

Employer
Origin Housing
Location
Euston, London
Salary
£40,869 per annum
Closing date
27 Oct 2021

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Function
Community and Customer Services, Housing / neighbourhood management, Corporate Services, Finance
Seniority
Manager
Salary Band
£30,000 to £60,000, £40,000 - £49,999
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP
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Job Details

Origin – shaping communities; building lives

Origin exists to make change happen for the good of communities. We help people by providing affordable homes – but that’s not enough. We support vulnerable residents to lead happy and better lives. We empower our staff to take action and rise to every challenge with ‘can do’ positivity.

Good people are the future of our innovative, working community. We have placed a brand new and exciting ‘People’ strategy at the heart of our culture – to support training and personal development, to deliver our values, to move Origin forward.

We describe this new approach as NWOW: New Ways of Working. NWOW is about meeting business outcomes, you’ll enjoy greater autonomy over how you deliver your role, how you manage outputs and when you spend time at work, allowing you to benefit from any productivity gains in the course of delivering your role.

This shift in culture will be built on a mature and mutual relationship of trust between managers and yourselves, ensuring we live up to one of our key values of Build Trust. By working with this new relationship model, we can aim toward focusing on ‘outputs’ and not ‘outcomes’. Space is allocated to ‘activities’ and not ‘individuals’ by providing a range of flexible working options that benefit both customers and staff. As a result, your work can take place at the most effective location and at the most effective time. Put simply, flexibility becomes the norm rather than the exception. This is the new Origin Housing way of working.

Our vision for this role

We’re looking for a strong manager who can lead a team in delivering a high quality, efficient and effective accounts payable, accounts receivable and cashbook services. You will be able to tackle obstacles and make decisions on your own and develop and empower your staff to do the same. The role calls for an organized, practical thinker and doer, who can take the initiative, and turn ideas into practical solutions to drive improvement.

You will lead a team of five and an ad hoc support from an apprentice or equivalent schemes to deliver an excellent, reliable and timely service to all our stakeholders.

What you’ll do

This is a rewarding and exciting position – responsible for building relationships and trust both internally within your Origin team and externally with our stakeholders.

 

At a glance you will:

  • Take the lead by prioritising and solving problems in tangible ways

You will review, improve and implement tactical plans to improve the overall effectiveness of the service provision.

  • Direct your energy towards moving things forward by having a positive, can-do attitude

You will positively contribute to departmental, team and management meetings ensuring staff are engaged, motivated and invested

  • Build trust by being a confident communicator and listener

You will work collaboratively with other managers across the business to ensure end to end processes work effortlessly, creating a high support and high-challenge environment for team members

  • Think of others unconditionally; you are giving of your time

You will provide strong development, support and training to staff to ensure they have the skills needed to manage a diverse range of duties

  • Direct your energy towards moving things forward by having a positive, can-do attitude

You will review internal processes and procedures for improvements and processing efficiency, ensuring the team are processing effectively with the tools provided and that operating issues are escalated and followed through for resolution.

  • Remember the little things and go the extra, extra, extra mile

You will provide technical advice, professional guidance and training in all areas of financial processing within the organisation.

What you’ll need

•    Understanding of accounts payable, receivable and cashbook functions
•    Experience of working with SUN systems and Proactis 
•    Explore and systemise all functions in order to improve performance. 
•    Intermediate - Advanced Excel skills and full understanding of double entry to trial balance
•    Related degree or other professional accreditation including AAT or part qualified ACCA / CIMA

 

A motivational approach

Collaboration is highly important; you’ll need to demonstrate your experience of managing a team.

Relationship building skills

We reach out to third parties to help us; you’ll need experience of setting up and maintaining successful partnerships.

Proven ability

We operate at a high level; you’ll need to demonstrate a track record in delivering high
performance and outcomes.

A strategic brain

We move things forward and get things done; you’ll need experience of developing action
plans and delivering strategies.

Confident writing skills

You’ll need to be a confident communicator across all channels but, specifically, you’ll need experience of producing written reports for a variety of audiences.

Tell us your story

We are looking forward to learning about you. Please help us get to know you by sending your latest CV and covering letter detailing how your experience meets the role above. To find out more about us simply visit www.originhousing.org.uk

Please note we will be asking for satisfactory references and DBS check. Successful applicants for interview will be contacted within seven days after the closing date.

Benefits for the right person

We reward our people for the work they do. We appreciate commitment, initiative and going the extra mile. At Origin, our comprehensive range of benefits care about the ‘whole’ person. As well as offering you great-to-have discounts, we look after your health and well-being too – personalising your benefits package to you. We offer:

  • Access to a range of discounts on services, products and experiences. Not simply picked at random but personalised to you
  • Tailor-made Healthcare plans and/or insurance plans – let us know your preference
  • An Employee Assistance Programme that supports your well-being and is there to provide valuable help at all times
  • A choice of rewards that you choose where to spend
  • An Awards recognition scheme that champions individual achievement

Download Job Specification

Closing date: 27/10/2021

Interview and assessment date: 9th and 10th November 2021

Company

Origin Housing is a community-based housing association, managing over 6,500 homes in London and Hertfordshire. We provide affordable housing in our communities as well as related care and support services to the people who live in them.

We’re committed to developing sustainable communities in challenging, high density areas. We're a skilled provider of mixed tenure and mixed-use development with a strong reputation for housing support and community development. We use our profits to strengthen our communities and reinvest in our existing homes.

Our vision:

Great homes, positive people, strong communities

 

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
020 7209 9222
Location
St Richards House
110 Eversholt Street
London
London
London
NW1 1BS
United Kingdom
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