Technical Accountant

24 Nov 2016
09 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Sellick Partnership have been commissioned on an exclusive basis to recruit for Acis Group, who have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Technical Accountant based at their head office in Gainsborough.

Acis Group is a dynamic and forward thinking registered provider of affordable housing and student accommodation. They create opportunities for people to have better lives through the provision of better homes and better services.

The opportunity???

Reporting to the Head of Finance, the successful Technical Accountant will be an integral part of the finance team and fundamental in the delivery of all technical accounting and tax management activities for the Group.

As Technical Accountant, you will take accountability for the efficient and compliant delivery of the Group's obligations and aspirations in respect of financial accounting and tax management, including:

* Providing effective leadership, support and guidance to the Finance Trainee(s)
* Managing and co-ordinating the balance sheets of Group entities
* Acting as the business lead for ensuring compliance with financial reporting standards and regulatory requirements, including any project management of changes which require implementation
* Leading on planning and delivery of year end processes and statutory financial reporting for all Group entities, on a consolidated basis
* Contributing towards the development of financial systems
* Contributing towards the development of the Group-wide financial controls assurance framework
* Managing the tax affairs of the business
* Maintaining the Group's fixed asset register
* Maintaining the integrity of the general ledger chart of accounts

The ideal candidate???

* Qualified accountant, or equivalent
* Strong technical skills
* Customer focus
* A good eye for detail
* Coaching, developing and leadership skills
* Strong communication skills - the ability to communicate complex financial data to both finance and non-finance colleagues
* Takes an outwardly focussed approach - committed to delivering the highest level of customer service and be comfortable influencing at all levels within the organisation
* Experience of working in a Social Housing environment (desirable)
* Experience of using the SUN system (desirable)


This position offers a salary of GBP40,000 and a benefits package including pension, together with genuine scope for personal development within a complex, fast moving organisation that puts people first:

* 25 days annual paid holiday + statutory leave
* Free parking
* Paycare Healthcare
* Pension

Acis Group want to continue to grow their business and aim to build more new homes for more people in areas with identified housing need through their development programme. They seek to maximise opportunities that add value, for both their customers and the company. They are growing places and going places, so if you share their vision and core values, then they would be delighted to hear from you.

More about Acis Group

The Group was established in 1999 in order to take over the ownership and management of West Lindsey District Council's rented housing stock. Initially known as West Links Housing, in December 2000 they changed their name to Acis Group. Since then, further stock transfers from Northern Counties, Sheffield City Council, Raglan Housing and South Yorkshire Housing have taken place.

Acis Group now provide 5,500 affordable homes in Lincolnshire, South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. In addition, they own and manage over 1,100 units of student accommodation in Nottingham and Sheffield, two of the country's most popular university cities.

Acis Group go beyond bricks and mortar. They focus on the people who live in their homes and the communities in which they live. They are committed to putting people first and aim to provide a level of service that not only meets expectations, but enhances the lives of their customers by making a positive difference.

As a not-for-profit organisation and registered charity, Acis Group use their income to develop and deliver excellent services for their customers and to maintain homes to a high standard. They are committed to creating better places to live by investing in homes and communities, for current and future generations.

All third party responses will be forwarded to Sellick Partnership.

If you are interested in the above position and feel your experience matches the criteria please apply now for immediate consideration.

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