Finance Manager - (Service Charges)

Yorkshire and the Humber Permanent £42,000 - £45,000
  • A newly created role within a growing housing association expanding their team
  • Hybrid and flexible working pattern to suit the individual candidate

About Our Client

Well established and well regarded housing organisation based in Yorkshire and the Humber.

A Times top 100 awarded not for profit employer.

Disability Confident Employer, ENEI Accredited Employer and HDN (Housing Diversity Network) member.

Job Description

A Finance Manager - (Service Charges) role working for a Yorkshire based housing organisation. You will be the strategic lead on service charges across the organisation ensuring a proactive, legally and regulatory compliant and delivering a customer centric approach at all times. You will be responsible for delivering across a number of key areas including:

  • Provide overall financial control for service charges including budget setting, forecasting and variance analysis for both income and costs
  • Annual production of audited and non-audited scheme accounts for the organisation in line with agreed deadlines
  • Ensure compliance with current legislation and to apply known best practice in service charge processes and activities for both fixed and variable service charges.
  • Lead, develop and manage relationships with key business partners. Working collaboratively to find solutions which embed a culture of continuous improvement an enhance service delivery.
  • Identify and interpret new legislation and regulations that affects own area of business.
  • Advising appropriate areas of the business on the resulting impact to ensure compliance and service excellence is maintained.

The Successful Applicant

To be successful as a candidate for the role of Finance Manager - (Service Charges) you will possess the following accountancy skills and experience:

  • Professional Accountancy Qualification (ACA, CIPFA, CIMA, ACCA)
  • Detailed working knowledge and experience of service charge legislation, leases and tenancy agreements in managing a large property and housing portfolio
  • Experience of managing people, through supportive and developmental methods

What's on Offer

The role is working for a Yorkshire based Housing Association, they have a hybrid working policy to suit the needs of the individual, but also can accommodate people who want a more office based working environment.

Other benefits include:

  • Salary of c£42,000 - 45,000 depending on relevant experience
  • 28 days holiday plus statutory days
  • Generous holiday allowance - 28 days paid holiday per year rising by 1 day per year up to a maximum of one working week
  • Option to purchase additional holiday of up to 2 of your working weeks
  • Choice of pension scheme (defined benefit or defined contribution)
  • Life Assurance cover
  • Enhanced payment for maternity, paternity and adoption leave, subject to meeting certain eligibility criteria
  • Professional subscriptions are paid for where they are an essential requirement of your role
  • Long service awards
  • Cycle Scheme - All employees with contracts lasting more than 12 months can access the scheme.
  • Learning & Development opportunities for employees to gain professional qualifications
  • Employee Assistance Programme
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