Finance Assistant

Location:  Portsmouth

Salary:  £26,395 + discretionary bonus

Closing Date:  Friday 30 July 2021

We’re VIVID! –We offer a vibrant, friendly, inclusive culture that supports, develops and attracts the best people!

As one team we make a difference to people’s lives. Join our journey as we continue to build more homes and brighter futures, giving our customers a safe, secure home and the foundations for their continued wellbeing.

We’re Disability Confident Leaders and proud partners of LGBTjobs. Come and join us and make a real impact on the people within our local community.

We’re Hampshire’s largest provider of affordable homes with around 900 staff, who put our customers at the centre of everything they do. As a ‘people’ business, we work hard to create a high performing and fun working environment. We invest in our people’s development, whilst looking after their wellbeing with our award-winning initiatives.

We’re recruiting for a Finance Assistant to join our team Portsmouth with ability to work flexibly from home and the office. This is a full-time permanent position, working 37 hours per week working. Want to know what we can offer you?

  • 26 days holiday (plus bank holidays), with the opportunity to buy or sell annual leave
  • A generous contributory pension 
  • Medi-cash policy to claim back some medical costs to ensure we look after you and your loved ones
  • Discounts portal to save money on various products and services, including holidays, shopping and cinema 
  • Countless professional development opportunities 
  • A real sense of work/life balance where we promote flexible working and an agile culture.
  • Here’s the facts about the role:

    A finance assistant you’ll be responsible for performing rent accounting processes, housing benefit files and overpayments, processing invoices for payment, reconciling supplier payments and posting bank entries to the purchase ledger supplier accounts. You’ll also process landlord utility invoices, update the utilities database and validate meter readings/billing accuracy.

    You’ll have experience of working in a finance-based role (i.e. purchase ledger), ideally within social housing (although this isn’t essential). And will be confident in carrying out basic accounting (balance sheet, accruals, prepayments etc). You’ll have working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and you’ll be customer focussed with the ability to challenge performance and drive continuous improvement. It’s essential that you’re highly organised, enabling you to work to tight deadlines.

    First interviews will take place via Microsoft Teams .  Don’t have Microsoft Teams? Download it for free here!? ??

    We’re committed to diversity and inclusion.  And want people from all walks of life to apply for our vacancies. We’re a disability confident leader with disabled-friendly offices. And we’ll make reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process to help you; please note your needs on your application form.

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