Finance Manager, Accounting
A London based Housing Association, focused on providing care and support to people in the local community and sustaining the capitals rich diversity are currently recruiting a number of senior finance professionals following a restructure. Following the appointment of a new Finance Director they are looking for support to modernise the organisation, help achieve their ambitious development programme, as well as helping develop a best in class service ensuring they are innovative in everything they do.
The Finance Manager will lead the technical accounting function across the Group, ensuring effective controls are implemented and all relevant compliance and regulatory requirements are met. They are also expected to lead, develop and motivate the finance team, and be a figurehead for financial excellence.
- Implement and manage an efficient and customer-focused accounting service covering all areas of financial accounting
- Ensure technical strength and rigour throughout the team and manage the month-end and year-end close processes, including rents and service charges
- Maintain and document a strong and operationally suitable set of financial controls and instil a culture of compliance and control within the team and across the organisation
- Build a culture of continual improvement within the Finance team
To be suitable for the role you need to be a motivated and driven qualified accountant with excellent technical skills and exposure to leading the year end process. Proven experience of driving through change and developing relationships is essential.