Onward Homes is one of the largest registered providers of social housing in the North West, with 35,000 properties across the region.

We believe that everyone deserves a place to call their own, which is why we’re committed to building 500 new homes each year. We do more than just provide a roof over our customers’ heads, we’re here to make a real difference.

In addition to creating positive spaces for our customers we continuously strive to create a positive and progressive workspace to enable our colleagues to achieve their full potential.

We are looking for a Finance Manager – Services & Leasehold to join our Finance team.

The Finance Manager – Services & Leasehold will provide support to the Head of Financial Services in delivering the internal customer facing leasehold and service charge finance function in respective of Onward Group, helping ensure financial resources are planned, managed and reported.

You will deliver accurate and timely monthly management accounts in line with strict deadlines, and produce the quarterly and annual leasehold service charge accounts and statements alongside fund management and strategy. In the role you will drive the delivery of accurate and timely annual budgets, forecasting and financial planning processes for leasehold services and service charges to support strategic and operational objectives, value for money and a high standard of customer services. You’ll need to manage the production and analysis of data to support monthly reconciliations and audit queries to demonstrate effective controls and compliance.

The successful candidate should have full qualification with a recognised accounting body (ACCA, CIMA, ACA) or relevant professional experience, experience of delivering financial support to internal and external customers and of managing and reporting financial performance information.

To enable us to capitalise on the benefits of more flexible ways of working, for our customers, colleagues and to support sustainability, we have developed Onward ‘WorkSpace’. This is our approach that focuses on work being the thing that we do that makes a difference to our customers, not the place we go.  This role is home based and there is no requirement to attend the office daily, but you will be required to attend neighbourhoods and/or sites as required to fulfil duties of the role.

As well as a competitive salary and a generous annual leave entitlement, we offer a range of benefits for a rewarding career including a health cash plan, pension scheme and personal development.

If candidates have any concerns / questions in relation to Covid-19 and the role at any stage of the recruitment and selection process they can contact the HR team on [email protected] and a member of the HR Team will be in touch.