Accounting Technician - FTC
£ 18,202 - 20,225 per year Contract - Full time (10 months) 36.25 hours per week
Accounting Technician
Location: Coventry
Salary:  £18,202 - £20,225
Hours: 36.25
Permanent full time

The role
Orbit has a fantastic opening for an Accounting Technician to join their Finance team in Coventry. This role is a great opportunity for someone who wants to enhance and progress a career in Housing and Finance.

The Finance Department is a fundamental part of Orbit, managing all aspects of our budgets and spending.  As an Accounting Technician you will be responsible for several key duties including maintaining accurate information on financial ledgers, reconciling accounts, providing information for Auditors, creating and posting of journals and accruals and prepayments. You will also be required to carry out any other general administrative support. You will be working primarily on the service charge team but you may be required for ad hoc support on other teams.
Maintaining relationships with customers is also an important part of the role, ensuring you provide on-going support and assistance and meeting their requirements.
About you

This role is suited to someone who can demonstrate excellent organisation skills, time management skills and has a good understanding of double entry book-keeping. It is essential that you have good literacy and numeracy skills and have proven experience of Microsoft Excel.
Having the ability to work well in a team and problem solve is important. We are looking for a proactive individual who can prioritise tasks, manage your own work load and meet deadlines.
Why apply?
We believe that an organisation's best asset is its people, and as such we want everyone to feel that they can make a difference. We want to unlock the potential in all Orbit employees and maximise their satisfaction in the job. We have a corporate training programme, opportunities for professional development and our staff tell us we are a great organisation to work for. We offer an excellent benefits package, including profit related bonus, private medical insurance, 27 days holiday entitlement, a competitive pension scheme and the added benefit of agile work with the opportunity to work from home on occasion.
About us

As one of the country’s largest housing providers, Orbit owns and manages 42,000 homes and also develops properties for private sale and shared ownership. Orbit is committed to its vision to lead in building thriving communities. It is an ambitious, dynamic organisation with national reach and influence. People at Orbit are passionate about making a real difference to customers and the communities in which they live, they place customers at the heart of everything they do and commit to delivering homes and communities that customers are proud to live within. Orbit is a long-term sustainable business that generates profit for a purpose to re-invest in its services and to build much needed new homes. 
How to apply
To apply for this role please submit your CV and a supporting statement that demonstrates how you meet the key criteria we need.  If you wish to discuss the role further, please contact Laura Maxey at Retinue Solutions, on 0203 837 7880
Advert closing – 21st January (midnight)
Interviews - TBC
We are one of the UK’s leading housing groups providing high quality, good value homes to over 100,000 customers across the Midlands, the East and South East.
We are a developing housing association that owns and manages 42,000 homes and builds 2,000 new homes every year.
Our customers are at the centre of everything we do. We provide all sorts of homes for all sorts of people and our innovative approach empowers every one of them to grow and flourish.
We are commercially driven. The more profit we make, the more we invest into the communities that we work for, improving services and playing a key role in driving UK housing growth.
We empower our employees and enable people from every background to achieve their career ambitions by giving them the support, benefits, training and environment they need to thrive at work and in life.
We are Orbit.
Sector: Property and Housing
Education: N/A
Driving License: Not Required
Extra info:
Accounting Technician - Generic 10.9.18.pdf

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