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Finance Manager - Assets (8107)

The Guinness Partnership
Oldham - Bower House
Closing date
30 May 2022

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Corporate Services, Finance, IT, Other Housing jobs
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 a Finance Manager, (Asset) to join our team in Oldham on a full-time permanent basis.

You will produce fixed asset schedules for us in the completion of the year end statement. You’ll support external audits by responding promptly to queries.  You’ll manage the delivery of a high-quality fixed assets accounting service to Guinness.

We are currently trialling hybrid working, which offers the opportunity to work 2 days in the office and 3 days working from home. Specific days to be agreed during the on-boarding process.

What we’re looking for
We’re a customer-focussed organisation so we know that how we do things is just as important as what we do. You’ll not only be an experienced Finance Manager, but you’ll also have great customer service skills.

You’ll also be able to demonstrate:

  • An excellent understanding of relevant accounting standards and SORP.
  • An understanding of practical experience of the implementation and use of Component Accounting.
  • An understanding of accounting for Fixed Assets in the social housing sector, to include specific experience/knowledge of the treatment of housing grants & property sales types.
  • Experience of reviewing and analysing financial information and reporting on results.
  • Experience in consolidation and reconciliations.
  • Management of an accounting team.
  • Good attention to detail with ability to prioritise and manage a varied workload to meet agreed deadlines.
  • An understanding of Oracle Financials or equivalent finance system.
  • Proven customer service experience.
  • Excellent oral and written communications.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel.
  • 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.

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