Assistant Accountant
£ 25,094 - 27,882 per year Permanent - Full time 36.25 hours per week
Assistant Accountant
36.25 hours
Permanent full time
£25,094 – £27,882

The role

Orbit has a fantastic opening for an Assistant Accountant  to  join  the Business Partnering Team in Coventry. This role is a great opportunity for someone who wants to enhance and develop a career in Housing and Finance.

The Business Partnering Team is a vital, value adding part of Orbit Finance. With business acumen and communication skills, financial reports are brought to life for operational Business Partners. This allows the business to realise its potential and make the best business decisions that it can.
As an Assistant Accountant you will be responsible for a number of key duties around managing data processing, implementing process improvements, reconciling accounts, assisting with compiling financial reports, preparing and posting journals, maintaining the integrity of data and providing information to support the business decisions.
Maintaining relationships with customers is also a vital part of the role, ensuring you provide on- going support and assistance by meeting their requirements.
About you
This role is suited to someone with AAT or equivalent qualifications who can demonstrate excellent organisational and time management skills. A good understanding of accounting is desirable as is a part qualified accountant. 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 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 - 20th 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: Full UK Licence
Extra info:
Job Spec Assistant Accountant.pdf

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