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Development & Treasury Accountant

Employer: Hightown Housing Association

  • Reference: DTA1643
  • Published on: Mon 07/08/2017 14:20 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 28/08/2017 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 35 hours per week.
  • Salary: £37,602 pa
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hemel Hempstead

About Us

Hightown is a charitable housing association transforming thousands of lives every year. We do this by building hundreds of much needed new homes and providing care and supported housing services for a wide range of people. We have high ambitions, a principled approach and a dependable, flexible team that delivers.

We currently manage over 5,000 homes and employ over 900 full and part time staff from our head office in Hemel Hempstead. We have an annual turnover of £71 million and a development programme that will deliver around 350 new affordable homes each year.

Once our houses are built, they are let to people who cannot afford to buy or rent at full market values. The majority of our properties are offered to people on local authority housing lists to rent. We also manage homes to let at intermediate rents, for people saving for a deposit, and shared ownership homes, which help people make their first step on the housing ladder.

About the role

We currently have an opportunity for a Development and Treasury Accountant based within our Finance Team in Hemel Hempstead.

Your role as a Development and Treasury Accountant will be responsible for the provision of excellent management reporting and analysis ofthe financial aspects of the housing development programme. You will be responsible for reporting on and maintaining Hightown`s loan portfolio and charged properties ensuring accurate and up to date records are correctly reflected in the finance, property and development systems.

About You

We are looking for an individual who has management accounting experience at a senior level and is an advanced user of spreadsheets. You will be able to work under pressure to adhere to timetables and have excellent communication skills. Experience of working within a housing association is not essential however the successful applicant will need to have experience of working within a busy finance department. You must hold part qualified professional accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) or be AAT/CAT fully qualified.

You must be able to work as part of a team to deliver an excellent service to the people we support and be flexible in your approach to work. You will have a commitment to equality and diversity and take a positive approach to supporting others.

The Benefits

We offer a range of benefits which include:

  • Generous annual leave allowance of 25 days per year, rising with service, plus statutory bank holidays

  • Workplace pension scheme

  • 45 pence per mile mileage for the first 5,000 miles

  • Life assurance of three times your annual salary

  • Comprehensive training and development support

  • Annual bonus based on satisfactory performance

  • Free on-site parking and gym

How to Apply

To apply for this position please complete the online application form below.

Please click below for a copy of the draft Development and Treasury Accountant job description

Closing Date: Monday 28th August 2017

Please be advised that this recruitment process will be carried out online and we would ask that you check your emails regularly. Please quote the reference number of the job when applying.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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