Assistant Accountant

Bradford, West Yorkshire
Competitive DOE
22 Mar 2019
21 Apr 2019
Professional Membership
Contract Type
Contract, Full time

Anchor Hanover Group is the largest provider of specialist housing and care for people in later life in England, employing more than 9,000 people throughout England. We provide more than 60,000 homes for older people, and are a trusted care provider with more than 100 care homes.

About Us

We know that quality services start with quality people. We work hard to be recognised as a leading employer and are committed to retaining and attracting the best in our industry.

At Anchor Hanover Group we believe in values. We are Accountable, Respectful, Courageous and Honest. We believe our people should be proud of the work they do making a difference to society and our customers.

We’re currently looking for an Assistant Accountant to join our Finance Business Partnering Team. If you're interested in working for an award winning organisation then read on and apply.

About the role

You will be directly reporting to the Management Accountant and your main responsibilities will include proactively supporting line management and operational managers whilst providing accurate, timely financial information and advice for a large portfolio of retirement properties. You will be performing month end processes, variance analysis, reconciliations, budgeting/forecasting and ensuring compliance standards are met both internally and externally. You will need to report incidents of non-compliance with financial policy and escalating any concerns appropriately.

About you

You will have experience of working in the housing sector and will be working towards AAT/HNC or other CCAB qualification, with experience of working with a variety of accounting and reporting systems. You will have knowledge of business planning processes preferably within large organisations and knowledge of variance analysis, budgeting and period end activities.

You will be an organised and self-motivated individual with and keen eye for detail and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Your time management will be excellent as will your ability to work to multiple deadlines within tight timescales. You will be computer literate with excellent Excel skills.

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