Finance Officer (Asset Management)

Together Housing
Blackburn, Lancashire
Salary: £24,317 p/annum
11 Jun 2019
28 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Finance Officer (Asset Management)
Permanent | Full-Time 37 hours / week
£24,317 p/annum 

The Together Housing Group is a leading Housing Association based in the North of England. We are based from Blackburn in the West to Hull in the East, with over 37,000 homes and actively improving the lives of over 50,000 residents. As we continue to grow, we are looking for a new finance officer, who is experienced in systems and development to join our asset management department. This role will be based out of Blackburn, Lancashire.

This role will be to work with the existing team and ensure we have accurate and timely financial information, including Investment Programme Management Accounts and Performance Analysis.

The team is responsible for assisting to manage a very large budget for the entire group. As we manage over 37,000 homes, we have a corresponding budget.

You will need to ensure that all data from multiple different streams is provided in a timely manner to the  Asset Business Partner, so that the output is accurate and timely. This will include management accounts, financial accounts, KPI and performance analysis relating to all the housing assets in the group.

You will need to assist the business partners with both business & capacity planning, as well as budgeting / forecasting. To do so you will need to ensure that budgets and performance targets are properly owned, and that mechanisms are in place to ensure that these are managed effectively.

In order to undertake the role of Finance Officer, based out of Blackburn, Lancashire you will require the following key skills knowledge and experience: 


  • You will have proven experience of working in a finance / accounts environment
  • You will be able to use computerised nominal ledgers
  • You should be able to produce financial information within spreadsheet formats
  • You must have working knowledge in the preparation and submission of financial information to stakeholders

It would be advantageous if you held an accountant technician qualification, or actively studying towards a professional accounting qualification but it is not essential. 

We also offer a study support package for the successful candidate if required.

The ideal candidate will also hold a full driving license with access to a vehicle insured for business use 

In return we can offer you a great set of benefits which includes; 27 days holiday (rising to 32 over 5 years service) + bank holidays.
A great flexible working environment, with a range of family friendly policies
Great new comfortable and modern offices
A huge scope of personal development opportunities
A very attractive pension scheme & healthcare benefits as well
For the more active minded we also offer a “cycle to work” scheme

The closing date for applications is the 28th June, with interviews being held on the 8th July in our Blackburn office

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