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Financial Reporting Accountant

The Guinness Partnership
London - Brock Street
£56,722 per annum
Closing date
6 Dec 2021

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Corporate Services, Finance, IT
Fixed Term Contract
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP
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About Us
The Guinness Partnership is one of the leading providers of affordable housing and care services in England. We build and manage homes and provide housing services for around 135,000 customers nationwide. Of our 65,000 homes, more than 70% are let at a social or affordable rent, while around 10,000 are owned or part-owned by the people who live in them.

Our vision is to deliver great service, provide great homes, to be a great business and to be a great place to work. Because everything we do is about our customers, our communities and our people, any profit we make is re-invested in new and existing homes and improving services.

About the role
We have an exciting opportunity for Financial Reporting Accountant to join our team in London on a 12-month contract basis.

The successful candidate will assist the Senior Financial Accountant to deliver a high-quality financial reporting service in accordance with agreed timescales. Your key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: preparing consolidated and individual statutory accounts, supporting the preparation of year-end audit files for Group entities, support the preparation of tax returns including monthly and quarterly VAT returns, supporting with the day-to-day liaison with external audit, supporting on continuous improvement projects on financial controls and tax processes, and assisting in the completion and submission of ad-hoc requests for analysis.

What we’re looking for
We’re looking for an experienced finance professional who has food attention to detail with the ability to prioritise and manage a varied workload to meet agreed deadlines. In addition to this, you must be able to demonstrate:

  • Recent experience of statutory financial reporting and audit either in a practice or industry role.
  • Proven experience of leading on the preparation of financial statements for audit and the application of accounting standards.
  • Experience of reviewing and analysing financial information and reporting on results.
  • Experience in intercompany accounting and reconciliation.
  • Excellent oral and written communications.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Proven customer service experience.
  • Demonstrates the Guinness Behaviours.

If you’re interested in finding out more about the key responsibilities of the role and/or to ensure you meet the essential criteria, please review the attached role profile.

The Guinness Partnership is an equal opportunities employer.  We are committed to equality of opportunity for all colleagues, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Advert End Date: Monday 6th December 2021 at midnight


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