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Housing Finance Business Partner

Golden Lane Housing
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Salary Details:
£43,000 plus excellent benefits
Advertising End Date:
06 Oct 2019
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About Mencap
We work in partnership with people with a learning disability, and all our services support people to live life as they choose. Everyone wants a purposeful job - to do something really meaningful. At Mencap, we can give you that. You’ll have opportunities to develop as a person, colleague, leader and activist. We want to make you feel inspired to reach your potential.

Our work includes;

• providing high-quality, flexible services that allow people to live as independently as possible in a place they choose
• providing advice through our help lines and web sites
• campaigning for the changes that people with a learning disability want

Job Advert

Would you like to work for an organisation that was listed in the Sunday Times top 100 best not-for-profit organisations to work for?

We have an exciting opportunity for a hardworking and diligent individual to join our finance team in Manchester and become part of our Golden Lane Housing (GLH) family. The Housing Finance Business Partner role will suit someone who is CIMA/ACCA qualified with strong reporting experience along with a confident and calm approach to working in a busy environment.

As our Housing Finance Business Partner, you will build extensive understanding of the GLH business lines, development plans and their operating context. Your strong communication skills will be important to work alongside our Operational Managers and wider teams.  You will work closely and in partnership with the Financial Controller. You will be directly responsible for the accurate and timely production of GLH monthly Income and Expenditure and Balance Sheet Reporting.

You will have strong financial/ technical and management accounting skills and will be open minded, innovative and creative. You will be keen to seek new working methods and implement new procedures when required. You will have project management skills in addition to sound decision making abilities.  You will be a key part in the development of the organisation, business growth, ongoing contract review and reconciliation. You will Line Manage and develop the skills of our Finance Analyst.

To be successful in the role, you will be a self-motivated individual, with excellent interpersonal skills and a keen eye for detail. You will be able to accurately report on and manage complex data. You will also need good systems experience and an ability to implement change in a complex organisation. Ideally you will have experience/knowledge within a similar organisation such as a registered social housing provider.

This role will be based in our Manchester office located on Parkway Business Centre on a Monday – Friday basis. There will be travel involved occasionally.

We are passionate about what we do and are looking for like-minded individuals. If you are looking for a role that will offer you a career and will prove to be rewarding, then we want to hear from you! 

 We believe that all employees are amazing and we wouldn't be able to achieve what we do without them. Here are just some of the ways we would value and invest in you.
  • 32 days holiday (including bank holidays) increasing to 35 days with long service plus the ability to buy up to another 10 days via our HolidayPlus scheme*
  • Amazing Induction from day 1
  • Access to award winning training and development
  • Service related sick pay when 6-month probation is completed
  • Eligibility to join Mencap Pension Plan where Mencap matches contributions upto 5% on a salary sacrifice basis meaning NI savings*
  • Membership of Mencap Pension Plan to include up to 3 times salary death in service life cover AND Income Protection of 50% salary to be triggered at 26 weeks of long term sickness*
  • Tax free child care vouchers via salary sacrifice scheme for working parents
  • Loans for bikes, computers and phones when you have been with us for 6 months
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Discounts and cashback at high street shops including major super markets, cinemas, gyms, leisure/theme parks, holidays and much more via Mencapextras
  • Opportunity to purchase a health cash plan to claim towards dental, glasses, therapy etc.
  • Free access to round the clock employee assistance program for advice and support
  • Quarterly award scheme and recognition at every 5 years through our YouRock program

*T&C's apply based on contract