Charity  2023-04-19 13:04:39


£30739/annum Competitive


Are you self-motivated, passionate about helping people and keen to join a dynamic organisation? This may be the perfect position for you! 

Fairhive is a non-profit affordable housing provider with ambition. We already provide affordable housing to more than 20,000 people in our community but we want to do more. That’s why we are striving to provide 1,000 additional homes by 2025.

About the Role

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Finance Assistant – Income  to join our team and be responsible for the administration of supplier payments. As the Finance Assistant- Income you'll work alongside other members of the processing team to ensure that payments are accurately processed and on time from various systems.  

The finance team has a dedicated Income processing team where this role resides, however, occasional cover may be required to support the payment processing team . 

On the Job you will:·

To administer all income collection from various different sources, including Standing Orders, AllPay cards, Adhoc payments and Direct Debit collections for rent and service charges and other income

Assess and Calculate rent due on DD payments

Prepare Bank details to be sent via PTX within deadlines

Deal with issues and rejections arising from each DD run

Liaise with Local authorities dealing with all aspects of Housing Benefit payments, including DWP

To administer sales ledger and credit control tasks.

Produce monthly reconciliations, including bank and system reconciliations

Maintain tenant accounts within the housing system

Deal with financial queries from both internal and external sources

About You

We’re looking for someone who understands how to connect with people and organised, accurate and proactive, someone who is great at dealing with queries. Someone who is highly organised, responsible, pays attention to detail, experienced in utilising computerised financial systems and able to work with detailed excel spreadsheets. Exposure to these systems will be an added advantage: QL,SUN, Allpay, PTX

If you’re open minded, confident, compassionate and want to be part of a dynamic team, then we’d love to hear from you!

For this role you will need:

You will ideally have skills and attributes that include:

Good communication skills both verbal and written·

You are analytical and able to deal with large volumes of data

Strong planning and organisation skills

Ability to prioritise in order to meet strict deadlines

Like to contribute towards improving the way we work

Practical problem solving skills·

Computer skills (MS Office)

The minimum qualifications required are 5 GCSE’s to include Maths and English plus either a recognised bookkeeping qualification e.g. AAT or significant relevant experience

Benefits include·

28 days holiday plus Bank Holidays (pro rata for part time)

Discretionary performance related payment

Contributory pension scheme·

Flexible working·

Health Cash Plan·

Workplace Options Employee Assistance Programme·

Employee discount scheme 

E&D Commitment Our Vision and Values express our commitment to becoming a leader in our field, providing quality affordable homes and investing in Aylesbury Vale’s diverse communities. As part of our continued commitment to our workforce accurately reflecting the community we represent, we welcome applicants from BAME backgrounds, and applicants who have status as an individual with a physical or mental disability, as part of our ongoing commitment to Equality and Diversity. We are a Disability Confident Employer.

Closing date:   17th May 2023 at 1pm
Interview date: TBC

All applications for this role will be reviewed on a continuous basis. As such, should a suitable candidate apply before the closing date, interviews and offers may take place before this date


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