Senior Finance Officer / Rent And Service Charge Officer

Walsall, West Midlands
01 Oct 2019
14 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Finance Officer / Rent And Service Charge Officer

Salary: £33622

Based: Walsall, West Midlands

Hours: 37 hours


Closing Date: 14th October 2019


whg is a customer focused organisation with a strong social purpose. We are one of the West Midlands leading and most successful providers of high quality homes with a presence in 17 Local Authorities. We have aspiring success measures to meet and we are confident that we can achieve them.

‘Deliver a strong business fit for today and prepared for tomorrow’ is one of our five strategic aims and the one that sets out our commitment to our customers. To help us to reach this aim, we are looking for an experienced Senior Finance Officer to be based at our modern offices in the heart of Walsall.

This role is in place to support the Transactions Service Manager in ensuring both income and expenditure transactions are posted accurately and timely.

You will also have responsibility for assurance on rents and service charges, including responsibility for the annual rent process. In addition this role will provide support and cover for the Transactions Service Manager on Accounts payable, as and when required.

As part of this role you will be required to assist in the development and implementation of processes and procedures to provide assurance to Senior Management that rents have been calculated in line with statutory and regulatory requirements and recorded correctly on the Rent Accounting System. 

The successful candidate will need to possess significant, recent experience of operating within a Rent and Service Charge environment, alongside, experience of developing and maintaining effective administration systems.

Experience of reconciliations is also considered essential as you will be expected to perform the monthly Rent Reconciliations.

If this sounds like the role for you and you want to take on a new challenge we would love to hear from you.

In return for these high expectations you will receive a competitive salary and a great benefits package, including a fantastic working environment, 27 days annual leave, a defined benefit pension scheme and a health cash plan.

The Finance department are currently under represented by Male and BME colleagues, therefore we particularly welcome applications from Male and BME applicants.

whg is committed to safer recruitment and to the protection and safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults and will conduct appropriate background checks where necessary.