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Systems Accountant

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    Finance & Accounting

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    Full-time Flexible

  • Salary:

    £32,189 to £39,341 per annum

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Systems Accountant 

Salary: £32,189 to £39,341 per annum 
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent 
Location: Head office, West Didsbury, Manchester 
Benefits: Include fabulous, new, modern office environment, great pension options, 26 days holiday plus bank holidays, option to buy and sell, flexi days, fantastic learning and development opportunities, savings club, cycle to work scheme and much more 

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 14th May 2019 

About the role: 

Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Systems Accountant will be instrumental in the continual effective running of the Core Finance System (Open Accounts) including report writing, and will manage projects to streamline finance processes both within the team and across the wider organisation. 

About You: 

The successful candidate will hold a recognised professional accountancy qualification or be a strong QBE, and will have experience within a finance setting, ideally within a regulated environment. You will also have experience of maintaining systems of financial control and of manipulating large volumes of data for multiple scenarios. 

Additionally, you will have strong IT skills, be extremely proficient in excel and systems report writing. You will be a proven relationship builder and influencer with stake holders with proven project management skills. You must also have the ability to travel between sites and to meet external commitments and be able to work flexibly and when needed outside normal working hours. 

You may have experience of the following: Accountant, Systems Accountant, Project Accountant, Qualified Accountant, Finance Manager, Financial Controller, Part Qualified Accountant, Financial Analyst, etc. 

About our company: 

Great Places Housing Group is not your average housing association. We are a forward-thinking, profit-for-purpose business that works hard to improve the lives of residents in our 19,000 homesacross the North West and Yorkshire. 

Our work doesn’t stop at our customers’ front door. The surplus we make is invested back into the business to fund building new homes and to provide a full range of support services for some of the most vulnerable members of society including the homeless, young parents, older people and those with mental health needs. 

We are extremely proud of our dedicated, passionate and friendly colleagues who live our values and work hard to make a difference every day. Working for us you will be part of something special and in return, we offer a competitive package with a range of enhanced benefits, and learning and development opportunities to help you achieve and exceed your potential. 

We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.