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Assistant Accountant - Leasehold

Posted: 15 Sep 2020 Closes: 28 Sep 2020
Greater Manchester Competitive
Permanent & Full-time onward-housing/1059

Onward Homes is one of the largest registered providers of social housing in the North West, with 35,000 properties across the region.We believe that everyone deserves a place to call their own, which is why we’re committed to building 400 new homes each year. We do more than just provide a roof over our customers’ heads, we’re here to make a real difference.At Onward we’re working towards creating positive spaces, which extends to not only to the communities we serve but to our workplaces being positive spaces that are open, diverse and inclusive.  Onward is committed to being a diverse and inclusive organisation in every aspect of our work. We are looking for an Assistant Accountant - Leasehold (1 post) to join the Finance team.

Reporting to the Senior Management Accountant, you will provide a comprehensive leasehold accounting service for a range of leasehold schemes, to ensure that leasehold service charge statements are completed and produced on an annual basis and to ensure that the annual leasehold service budgets are produced on time to calculate leasehold service charges.

You will produce monthly, quarterly and annual leasehold service charge accounts and statements, whilst producing budgets and variance reports to help provide value for money and a high standard of customer service. 

To be successful, you should have experience of operating within a service sector finance environment, transacting and reporting financial performance information.  It is essential you have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels with both financial and non financial management team members.  You should have experience of working with a finance ledger.

All posts are recruited to the recruitment salary and movement to the confirmed salary is based on successful completion of a 6 month probation.  As well as a competitive salary and a generous annual leave entitlement, we offer a range of benefits for a rewarding career including a health cash plan, pension scheme and personal development.

The base location for this role is Renaissance Court. However please note that due to Covid-19, we have adapted our working arrangements under government guidelines and Safe Systems of Work.  Discussions around the current working arrangements and Safe Systems of Work specific to the role will take place during the interview process. If candidates have any concerns / questions in relation to Covid-19 and the role at any stage of the recruitment and selection process they can contact the HR team on and a member of the HR Team will be in touch.


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