Vacancy Details

Assistant Management Accountant

In 2019, Stockport Homes achieved three star ‘extraordinary’ Best Companies accreditation and were recognised as one of Britain’s best employers for the tenth consecutive year running by the Sunday Times newspaper. We are the third Best Not-For-Profit Organisation to work for in the Sunday Times Top 100 list for 2019. (Number one in the Best Companies Top 25 Housing Organisations to Work for).

We are a values driven organisation committed to achieving our mission of ‘One team, transforming lives’, but we’re also entrepreneurial, maximising the value of our money and resources.

We are now looking to recruit for an Assistant Management Accountant to join us to provide support to the Property and Maintenance Services Accountant in budget management activities including budget monitoring, budget setting and the production of the management accounts.

Assisting in the development, appraisal and implementation of new business initiatives, systems and processes to ensure an effective and robust financial control environment, you will support the ongoing development and improvement of financial monitoring and reporting arrangements to ensure such information meets the needs of users in a clear and concise manner in line with statutory requirements and the requirements of the company and its stakeholders.

You will also provide comprehensive support to the Management Accounting team, retrieving and analysing data from the financial system, and feeder systems. You will also assist in the preparation of the management and final accounts for Stockport Homes Group and the Housing Revenue Account, ensuring prompt and accurate production of information feeding into these processes.

AAT qualified or equivalent with aspirations to work towards full CCAB qualification (if you are not already doing so), candidates must have proven experience in contributing to the production of annual budgets, monthly management accounts and final accounts for a key service area or complex organisation and a proven track record of identifying and implementing improvements to financial services and resolving complex financial issues.

Able to work with complex financial and related systems, with financial dependencies and interfaces, you must be capable of preparing, presenting and explaining clear and accurate financial information to a range of users. You will be required to work effectively, flexibly and efficiently to achieve tight deadlines.

Closing date: 29th April 2019

Interview date: 8th May 2019

All posts offer attractive conditions of service and a range of employee benefits including a commitment to personal development, work life balance and a genuine commitment to embrace diversity for employees and customers.

Stockport Homes is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.