Job description:

Finance Assistant (Sales Ledger)


Salary – £22,000 – £25,000 per annum – depending on skills and experience

Contract type – Permanent

Working hours – Full Time

Closing Date – 6 September 2022

Interview Date – TBC

About us

In April 2021, GreenSquare and Accord Housing Association merged to create a bigger, better, organisation. GreenSquareAccord was created in order to deliver our purpose of Building Better Lives. Building Better Lives means that we exist to provide the affordable homes and care services that enable people to achieve their full potential, without having to worry about the quality, affordability and safety of their housing and care.

As a charitable housing provider, we provide over 25,000 homes to more than 54,000 people. We deliver over 3 million hours of care to individuals every year. We have a geographical reach from the north east, to the south west of England. And we employ around 4,000 people.

We are committed to providing great homes and care, in a great neighbourhood, with great service.

About the role

We are now recruiting for a Finance Assistant (Purchase Ledger and Sales Ledger) on a full time permanent basis.

You will delivering timely, accurate, consistent and relevant financial information for both internal and external reporting and undertake day-to-day transactions with the sales or purchase ledger cycles

Within the role, you will be responsible for supporting tasks to complete the year end audit and for reviewing balance sheet accounts regularly to ensure accuracy.

You will also be required to provide information that is clear for the target audience, whether financial, non-financial, external regulator or statutory auditor while being committed to process improvement.

About you

It is essential that you are AAT qualified, a part qualified accountant or have previous Purchase Ledger and Sales Ledger experience.

You will have good planning and time management skills, to achieve deadlines in a pressurised environment.

You will also be required to have to be able to adjust to new business environments, be a fast learner and work with a broad range of staff in a wide ranging business and culture.

It is essential that you have previous knowledge of statutory reporting and of UK and International Financial Reporting Standards and of financial planning in a complex business environment.

Good communication skills both verbally and in writing, with a clear, succinct, and flexible style; are essential for this role, along with being able to work in a large organisation and be comfortable with the extra constraints placed by public sector accounting and propriety.


In support and recognition of our colleagues who will help us deliver our employer strategy, we offer a fantastic benefits package. This includes; annual holiday entitlement (plus statutory bank holidays); a defined contribution pension scheme; trust based flexible working and a Confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).

All individuals who apply to work at GreenSquareAccord are considered on their merits in line with our Diversity and Inclusion strategy and policy.

GreenSquareAccord are a Disability Confident Employer therefore we actively encourage applications from individuals with disabilities and try to provide access, adjustments, equipment or other practical support where required. All applicants with a disability who meet the `essential eligibility criteria` for the role, as detailed in the job description, are guaranteed an interview.

If you need any assistance, adjustments or adaptations throughout our selection processes please let us know.

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