Senior Financial Accountant


Salary – £ 40,000 – £46,000 per annum – depending on skills and experience

Contract type – Permanent

Working hours – Full Time – 37 hours

Closing Date – 20September 2022

Interview Date – TBC

About us

In April 2021, GreenSquare and Accord Housing Association merged to create a bigger, better, organisation. GreenSquareAccord was created in order to deliver our purpose of Building Better Lives. Building Better Lives means that we exist to provide the affordable homes and care services that enable people to achieve their full potential, without having to worry about the quality, affordability and safety of their housing and care.

As a charitable housing provider, we provide over 25,000 homes to more than 54,000 people. We deliver over 3 million hours of care to individuals every year. We have a geographical reach from the north east, to the south west of England. And we employ around 4,000 people.

We are committed to providing great homes and care, in a great neighbourhood, with great service.

About the role

We are now recruiting for a Senior Financial Accountant on a permanent basis.

You must ensure timely delivery of accurate, consistent and relevant financial information for both internal and external reporting.

You must be able to produce annual statutory accounts for all Group entities which comply with accounting standards.

You must complete the year end audit with external auditors. You must ensure all balance sheet accounts are regularly reviewed and accurate.

You need to ensure that the information provided is clear for the target audience, whether financial, non-financial, external regulator or statutory auditor

You must ensure compliance and commit to process improvement and deliver change, where required, in financial controls, policies and procedures.

About you

You must be ACMA/ACCA/ACA qualified accountant with relevant experience.

You must be able to develop planning and time management skills, to achieve deadlines in a pressurised environment.

You must be able to adjust to new business environments, be a fast learner and work with a broad range of staff in a wide ranging business and culture.

You must be innovative and creative. Committed to process improvement, continually analysing processes and driving change where required.

You must have experience of financial planning in a complex business environment.

You must have knowledge of statutory reporting and of UK and International Financial Reporting Standards.

You must have experience of undertaking and evaluating financial appraisals for new/existing activities or opportunities.


In support and recognition of our colleagues who will help us deliver our employer strategy, we offer a fantastic benefits package. This includes; annual holiday entitlement (plus statutory bank holidays); a defined contribution pension scheme; trust based flexible working and a Confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).

All individuals who apply to work at GreenSquareAccord are considered on their merits in line with our Diversity and Inclusion strategy and policy.

GreenSquareAccord are a Disability Confident Employer therefore we actively encourage applications from individuals with disabilities and try to provide access, adjustments, equipment or other practical support where required. All applicants with a disability who meet the `essential eligibility criteria` for the role, as detailed in the job description, are guaranteed an interview.

If you need any assistance, adjustments or adaptations throughout our selection processes please let us know.