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Group Accountant

Group Accountant
Grampian Housing Association
Aberdeen (Hybrid) 1/ 2 days per month onsite for board meetings
Full time – 35 hrs/wk
12 months FTC or Permanent

Salary between £47,672 and £50,835

Are you an experienced financial professional seeking an exciting opportunity to play a pivotal role in the growth and success of subsidiary companies within a dynamic organisation? We are currently looking for a skilled Group Accountant to join our client Grampian Housing Association.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Financial Management: Oversee the financial aspects of subsidiary companies, including preparation of accounts, annual audits, budgets, financial projections, and various reporting activities.
  • Business Partnership: Act as a business partner for the Group, providing high-quality financial support, advice, and management to ensure the commercial success of subsidiary companies.
  • Strategic Planning: Prepare financial projections and contribute to the development and updates of subsidiary business plans.
  • Board Engagement: Attend subsidiary board meetings, present reports, provide expert advice, and effectively manage financial requests from the Boards.
  • Treasury Management: Assist in treasury management tasks, including regular liquidity reviews, projections, and cash monitoring.
  • New Development Programme: Manage and oversee the financial aspects of the new development programme, including financial appraisals and project evaluation.
  • Audit Preparation: Collaborate with the Finance Manager to prepare for the group annual audit and handle other relevant tasks.
  • Payroll Management: Take responsibility for payroll management and authorisation.
  • Continuous Improvement: Identify areas for improvement, facilitate change, and drive efficiencies across the organisation.
  • Expert Support: Provide expert and technical support or advice across the group, addressing queries from internal and external stakeholders.
  • Performance Management: Monitor and manage the performance and development of assigned areas through one-to-one meetings, annual appraisals, and support.
  • Representation: Represent the Finance team by participating in meetings to understand and address the needs of operational teams and customers.
  • Compliance and Reporting: Ensure the preparation of quarterly and annual returns, maintaining effective working relationships within the Group, and providing cover for finance colleagues as needed.
  • IT Leadership: Lead on IT system upgrades and process changes, providing training and user guides as required.
  • Policy Adherence: Carry out all duties in accordance with relevant Group policies and procedures.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field.
  • Extensive experience in financial management, with a focus on subsidiary companies.
  • Proven expertise in preparing financial reports, budgets, and projections.
  • Strong analytical and strategic planning skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation abilities.
  • Previous experience in treasury management and payroll.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead IT system upgrades and process changes.
  • Knowledge of relevant Group policies and procedures.

If you are a results-driven financial professional with a passion for contributing to the success of a growing organisation, we invite you to apply.

For additional details and a further discussion regarding this role, please get in touch with Nicole Hughes on 0141 212 7573 or 07920619864. Alternatively email