Financial Accountant

40000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual + GBP40000 - GBP45000/annum
12 May 2017
26 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Radian Group has an exciting opportunity for a Financial Accountant to join their team based in Collins House, Eastleigh. You will be on a part time fixed term contract for 12-15 months covering maternity leave and be paid a competitive salary of GBP40,000.00 - GBP45,000.00 pro rata.

The Radian Group are an award winning organisation, employing over 800 staff, providing nearly 21,000 affordable homes in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Dorset, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Surrey, Sussex, and Wiltshire.

We strive to create conditions where our residents, people we support, communities and staff can flourish. We aim for excellence in all of the services that we offer. We are a diverse and vibrant social business, with a strong sense of commercial reality. With a turnover in excess of GBP137m, our financial strength allows us to invest in working with our local authority partners to help them meet their strategic objectives.

About the Financial Accountant role

Reporting to the Financial Controller this maternity cover role requires a qualified Accountant to work with the finance team to provide statutory financial reporting and management accounting services to the Group and its subsidiaries. This will include preparation of financial statements, coordination of taxation matters and various ad hoc matters.

Skills and experience needed to become our Financial Accountant

We are looking for someone who is a real all rounder with the ability to work on a number of projects simultaneously and manage these timely and efficiently alongside monthly reporting duties. You will work with a number of different teams across Radian, so a personable approach and the ability to build good working relationships will be key. You will need to be equally comfortable working on your own and as part of the team.

The role focusses heavily on our accounting system, Open Accounts. Knowledge of this particular system is not essential, but experience operating on a variety of systems (Sage, SAP etc) is required.

We are looking to include a detailed hand over with the current job holder, so you will have a good background of the role and projects, as well as time to hand responsibilities back at the end of the contract. You will have the opportunity to ask any questions whilst working side by side with the current post holder.

Benefits of becoming our Financial Accountant

- 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, with the opportunity to buy and sell additional leave

- Pension contributions of up to 12%

- Life Assurance 3 x annual salary

- Flexi-time scheme, allowing individuals to work hours that suit them (subject to core hours and the requirements of their department and role)

- Interest free car loan for essential car users

- Interest free Season ticket loan

- Comprehensive training and development, including study support

- Radian Rewards, flexible voluntary benefits scheme

- Enhanced maternity/paternity leave for those who qualify

- Staff recognition scheme

We will be conducting a pre-interview occupational personality questionnaire following with a two stage interview with dates to be confirmed.

If you feel you are the right candidate for the role as our Financial Accountant then please click 'apply' now! We'd love to hear from you!

Please complete our application form. We will not be accepting CV's for this role.

Closing Date: 25th May 2017