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Corporate Accountant

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 16/09/2021 23:59
£29,577 - £32,910 per annum
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne
Number of posts:

Job details 

Closing date:
16 Sep

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

At YHN our vision is to be ‘First for Housing’. We have bold plans for the future and our people are key to us achieving our goals, so we want to attract the very best.

We manage more than 26,000 homes on behalf of Newcastle City Council and provide a huge range of support services to our customers. From benefits and money advice to providing a repairs and maintenance service and supporting customers with their tenancies, we strive to make living easier.

Our business strategy, Destination 2022, sets out how we’re going to achieve our vision. The journey to Destination 2022 is guided by our values - Ready, Amazing, Revolutionary, Energetic - we live and breathe them and they shape how we work day to day.

We offer a forward thinking and open environment where our people are empowered to make a difference, coupled with competitive salaries and a wide range of benefits.
These benefits include flexible working, generous annual leave allowance, local government pension scheme and access to extensive learning and development opportunities plus regular support from your manager.

The Role: Fixed term for 1 year
Working as part of a small team you will assist in the delivery of financial accountancy services for the YHN Group, providing management reporting information, supporting treasury management and assisting in the production of the financial statements and year end audit.

As one of Corporate Accountants you will be responsible for the successful delivery of processes relating to:
• Fixed asset and balance sheet accounting
• Budget setting
• VAT and regulatory returns
• Group consolidation adjustments
• Cash and treasury management
for all YHN group companies and clients.

Due to a new company recently joining the YHN group, you will also support the Lead Corporate Accountant in further developing existing systems and procedures to accommodate this new addition; standardising reporting frameworks, establishing intragroup charges and ensuring consistency across the group with regards to financial controls and tax compliance.

The Person:
• Professionally qualified to Association of Accounting Technicians or equivalent and working towards professional qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA/CIPFA)
• Demonstrable experience of financial systems and management reporting, including the principles of consolidation
• Able to interpret, analyse and give financial advice on complex financial information and proposals
• Competent in the use of Excel at an advanced level for the provision of financial management information and its use in a wide variety of documents and reports
• Well organised and motivated, and able to work with business partners.

Most of our full-time vacancies are available on a job share basis, if you want to discuss this option for this vacancy or if you would like to have an informal discussion about the post, please email yhnjobs@newcastle.gov.uk

If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have any unspent criminal convictions.

PLEASE NOTE: We do not accept CV’s, only online applications. To apply, click on the “Apply Now” tab. Any communication sent to you regarding your application will be sent to the email address you have set up on your North East Jobs account, so you will need to ensure that you check your inbox.

YHN is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all groups regardless of gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, disability, age, race, maternity and pregnancy, marriage and civil partnership and gender reassignment.

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