Financial Accountant

Vale of Aylesbury Housing
Aylesbury, UK
27 May 2021
24 Jun 2021
Experience level
Part qualified
Financial Accountant


Aylesbury base with some agile working

Salary: £54,880 per annum

Good range of company benefits

Full time - 37 hours per week

Are you self-motivated, passionate about helping people and keen to join a dynamic organisation? This may be the perfect position for you!

About Us

Vale of Aylesbury Housing Trust is a 'not-for-profit' Registered Provider of affordable housing for nearly 20,000 people living and working in Aylesbury and across Buckinghamshire and beyond.

we own and are responsible for over 8,500 homes, Our annual turnover of over £45 million, We have more than 270 employees, We aim to make a significant social and economic contribution within the communities where we work.

Our Future

We are a dynamic organisation seeking to provide over 1000 new homes by 2025 while also increasing flexibility with the way we work and improving our environmental impact.

About the Role

This is a fantastic opportunity for a qualified or part qualified Financial Accountant with significant relevant experience, to lead our Financial Accounting team in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.

Areas of responsibility will include: purchase ledger, sales ledger including rent accounting, payroll, VAT and CIS returns, Fixed Assets registers, cashflows, preparation of financial statements and returns to regulators, funders and other statutory bodies.

On the Job you will:

Be responsible for the day to day management and control of the financial accounting function for the Group and ensuring that the Financial Systems are all accurate, effective and of an acceptable standard.

Review monthly payroll reconciliations and ensuring that all related statutory and other returns (e.g. pension) are produced accurately and submitted on time.

Produce quarterly accounts, regulatory returns ensuring a high degree of accuracy on a timely basis in liaison with relevant personnel.

Produce Financial Statements for the Group including consolidation for review and be the first point of contact for external audits.

Lead, motivate and support staff in the team to provide a professional and high quality service to customers.

About You

We're looking for someone who understands how to connect with people and has proven track record of achievements including meeting deadlines.

The ideal candidate will have worked in social housing or other similar industries, with experience of managing a team.

If you're open minded, confident, compassionate and want to be part of a dynamic team then we'd love to hear from you!

You will ideally have skills and attributes that include:

Effective verbal and written communication,

Prioritises and plans effectively Works well with others Advanced use of Excel / confident in use of accounting systems Self-motivated, demonstrating drive, enthusiasm and determination Takes personal responsibility Attentive to detail The minimum qualifications required are:

CCAB or equivalent qualified accountant or part qualified accountant with significant relevant experience.

Benefits include

28 days holiday plus Bank Holidays (pro rata for part time) Discretionary performance related payment Contributory pension scheme Flexible working Health Cash Plan Workplace Options Employee Assistance Programme Employee discount scheme

E&D Commitment

Our Vision and Values express our commitment to becoming a leader in our field, providing quality affordable homes and investing in Aylesbury Vale's diverse communities. As part of our continued commitment to our workforce accurately reflecting the community we represent, we welcome applicants from BAME backgrounds, and applicants who have status as an individual with a physical or mental disability, as part of our ongoing commitment to Equality and Diversity. We are a Disability Confident Employer.

Closing date:

9th June 2021 - 9am

Interview date: W/C 22nd June 2021

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