Financial Accountant

Michael Page
West Yorkshire
Up to £40000 per annum
01 Sep 2021
29 Sep 2021
JN -092021-3565440
Lucy Rider
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

A Yorkshire based housing association are seeking a Financial Accountant to focus on Fixed Assets. A great opportunity to move into a growing organisation with a great social purpose.

Client Details

A great opportunity to move into a growing organisation with a great social purpose based in Yorkshire.

They are a disability confident employer and Stonewall Diversity Champions.


This role of Financial Accountant to work collaboratively with the existing team leading on a number of key areas that will include:

  • Lead and improve balance sheet reporting process.
  • Review all monthly Fixed Asset balance sheet reconciliations on a rolling basis.
  • Ensure that both assets under construction and fixed assets are correctly accounted for. All additions, disposals and transfers between entities are correctly accounted for, on a timely basis.
  • Own the transfer of work in progress, and other costs between the legal entities, maintaining inter-company balance reconciliations at all times.
  • Manage the Fixed Asset team.
  • Prepare and post month end journals, reports and forecasts around fixed assets, intercompany transactions, group consolidation and any other ad hoc requirements maintaining the integrity of the group accounts.
  • Prepare company and group notes for statutory accounts and be responsible for the above areas in the year end and audit, being a point of contact with auditors, and assisting with other audit areas as required.


Candidates must be fully accountancy qualified ( ACA / ACCA / CIMA / CIPFA or equivalent) and will have previous experience within a similar role and knowledge of financial reporting and financial control.

Whilst previous housing, charity or not for profit experience would be useful, this is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to make the move into the sector and is interested in developing their skills within this area.

Job Offer

  • Salary of c£40,000 depending upon experience
  • 25 days holiday
  • Generous pension rising to 10% employer if the employee contributes 8%
  • Hybrid working pattern c50/50 office and home split

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