Financial Planning Manager

  • Job Reference: 215362
  • Date Posted: 10 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Accent Housing
  • Location: Bradford
  • Salary: £61,253
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Are you a qualified Accountant looking for a role that will have a direct impact on the future of a not-for-profit social housing organisation and positively influence customers lives? As Accent’s Financial Planning Manager, you’ll support the strategic direction of our business through the development and maintenance of the long-term business plan and agile modelling. 

About the role and person:

35 hours per week

As our Financial Planning Manager, you’ll use your Brixx modelling experience to model scenarios that will develop and maintain our 30-year business plan to enable the business to make informed decisions about our future financial health and growth potential. Key aspects of this role include treasury management and cashflow forecasting. You’ll support the liquidity strategy through the provision of accurate and timely cashflow data, sector specific and market insight information. You’ll use your knowledge of the business and markets to assess risks and opportunities. 

Do you have what it takes to be our Financial Planning Manager?

You’ll have:
  • Fully qualified accountant.
  • Experience of using Housing Brixx.
  • Treasury management experience.
  • Awareness of cashflow management.
  • Advanced spreadsheet modelling skills. 
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills. 
  • Positive attitude and commitment to delivering great customer service. 


The successful candidate will be contracted to our Bradford office. Colleagues are required to attend the office once a month for team meetings and become immersed in our culture but are encouraged to work from the office once a week. 

We’re a keen promoter of agile working and encourage the use of working from home, as long as we meet our customer’s needs.

We’ll provide you with the equipment and software that you’ll need for the purpose of your role however it will be your responsibility to have an appropriate space to work from as well as a suitable broadband connection/provider.


The spot salary for this post is £61,253 per annum for applicants who fully meet the requirements of the post. Applicants, who do not meet all the requirements of the post, will start 5% or 10% below the spot salary.  

What will you get from us?

In addition to a competitive salary, we also have a focus on employees’ development. We support both professional and personal development, ensuring everyone has a development plan and provide access to a wide range of internal and external learning resources.

You’ll also receive:
  • 28 days paid holiday (pro-rata excluding bank holidays) per year rising by 1 day per year up to a maximum of one working week.
  • A choice of Pension Schemes including a Defined Benefit Scheme with a 7.5% member contribution or a Defined Contribution Scheme with a 4% member contribution and 4% employer contribution. Both pension schemes provide Life Insurance Cover.
  • Option to purchase additional holiday of up to 2 of your working weeks (at managers discretion).
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • "Hapi" Benefits App with multiple discounts. 
  • Cycle to work scheme.

Who are Accent?

We own around 20,400 houses across the North, East and South of the country. They are home to over 41,000 customers. We exist to improve lives, providing people with high quality homes, affordably. Whatever their housing need, whether family, single, older or more vulnerable – our customers come first. They are always at the very heart of our business. 

If you feel great about putting customers first, then we feel great about you joining the Accent team.
And we are a team. We live and breathe our values – we are Smart, we are Driven, we are Caring and we are Inclusive – are you? If you can do what’s right and challenge what you think is wrong, relish the opportunity to work with some fabulous colleagues to improve the customer experience and make sure we keep to our promises, then you are the person we are looking for.

If you require reasonable adjustments to any part of our recruitment process, please let us know and we will ensure requirements are met. 

Please don’t delay in submitting your application. Where roles are urgent or we receive a high volume of applications, we may interview and conclude the process prior to any closing date indicated.

For further information about the role please get in touch with us.

Please note candidates must have current eligibility to live and work in the UK, Accent does not currently hold a sponsorship licence.

Join us and start your own journey with Accent. We aim to be number one, and you could help us get there. 

You may also have experience in the following: Financial Planner, Financial Controller, Finance Manager, Group Controller, Management Accountant, Chief Accountant, Finance Director, Finance Controller, Company Accountant, Group Accountant, Finance Accountant, Financial Accountant, Qualified Accountant, Legal Finance, etc.

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