Accountancy

Finance Assistant

£25.9k - £25.9k per annum

Chelmsford, Essex

Duration:
6 Months
Expiry date:
2023-02-08
Start date:
ASAP
Job type:
Temporary
Job ID:
BBBH129245

About the role:

A charitable housing association is looking for a Finance Assistant to join their team on a temporary 6-months contract role. Based in Chelmsford, Essex and offering Hybrid working.

Accountabilities:

  • Support the Financial Accounting and Reporting team along with the Corporate Finance team to help build and deliver excellent accounting practice, compliance, corporate finance and management accounting services.
  • Support the preparation of management accounting reports including cash flows and forecasts, to enable these to be used by Directorates to drive their strategies.
  • Provide insights and analysis relating to the financial health.
  • Investigate specific areas of financial compliance, e.g. meeting VAT requirements, as directed by the Finance leadership team.
  • Support activities to continuously improve accounting practice, standards and compliance.

For your application to qualify:

  • Experience in a relevant financial role.
  • Good knowledge of financial legislation and practice.
  • Experience of engaging with management with the gravitas to support and influence their decision making.
  • Strong experience in collating, preparing and interpreting reports, budgets, accounts, financial statements and complex financial forecasting models.
  • Good experience in distilling complex analysis and presenting findings succinctly.
  • Ability to work proactively and independently seeking guidance where appropriate.
  • An effective communicator who can adapt their style to provide clear messages to non Finance as well as Finance colleagues.
  • Experience in financial forecasting and the ability to help guide colleagues from a financial perspective.
  • Excellent IT skills, including advanced Excel.

Qualifications:

  • Educated to minimum level 4 GCSE/O Level at Grade C or above or equivalent.

Qualifications desirables:

  • Part qualified accountant, e.g. relevant AAT, CCAB, CIMA or equivalent qualification or equivalent demonstrable prior learning.
  • Full driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes.

In our company values we aim for equity at all stages of the recruitment process, please let us know if we can do anything to make the process more accessible to you.

Duration:
6 Months
Expiry date:
2023-02-08
Start date:
ASAP
Job Type:
Temporary
Job ID:
BBBH129245

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