Charity  2023-08-03 15:00:57


£50000/annum Competitive


Financial Systems Accountant – 12  Months Fixed Term Contract

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

About Us

Fairhive Homes Limited  is a ‘not-for-profit’ Registered Provider of affordable housing for nearly 20,000 people living and working in Aylesbury and across Buckinghamshire and beyond. 

We own and are responsible for over 8,500 homes,

Our annual turnover of over £45 million,

We have more than 270 employees,

We aim to make a significant social and economic contribution within the communities where we work.

Our Future

We are a dynamic organisation seeking to provide over 1000 new homes by 2025 while also increasing flexibility with the way we work and reducing our environmental impact and improving our sustainability.

About the Role

This is a fantastic opportunity for a part qualified Financial Systems Accountant with significant relevant experience, to be the Finance lead on our new Agile IT project at our office based in Aylesbury but working partly in the office and remotely.

Areas of responsibility will include: maintenance of integrated  financial systems, finance processes and systems review and improvement. Our main systems include:

QL -housing management system, Info BI- reporting system, SUN- accounting system, Asset 4000- Fixed asset database system, and Proactis- procurement system.

On the Job you will:

Build strong relationship with IT teams, to project manage the implementation of finance systems projects as part of the Agile IT programme

Be responsible for the day to day Agile IT finance project management ensuring that the financial systems integrity is enhanced and adequately maintained.

Review finance systems and processes and develop enhancements that add value .

To ensure that systems are configured to deliver accurate information for analysis, forecasting and specific business reports and projects

Be responsible for the integrity of financial reports.

Develop financial systems policies and procedures.

 About You

We’re looking for someone who understands how to connect with people and has proven track record of achievements including meeting deadlines.

The ideal candidate will,

Be CCAB part qualification as a minimum 

Have a project management qualification

Have significant experience of developing new finance systems rules, workflow and process improvement.

Worked in social housing or other similar industry.

Have significant experience of using various software applications such as those mentioned above.

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

You will ideally have skills and attributes that include:

Effective verbal and written communication,

Prioritises and plans effectively

Works well with others

Advanced use of Excel / significant experience in use of integrated accounting systems

Self-motivated, demonstrating drive, enthusiasm and determination

Takes personal responsibility

Attentive to detail

The minimum qualifications required are:

CCAB part qualified accountant  and a project management qualification with 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 and our surrounding areas’ diverse communities. As part of our continued commitment to our workforce accurately reflecting the community we represent, we welcome applicants from ethnic minority 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 Leader.

Closing date: 31st August 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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