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Commercial Finance Manager

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Job Introduction

Job Title:                     Commercial Finance Manager

Salary Banding:               £50,000 - £57,750

Job Location:                   Birchwood, Warrington

Contract Duration:           Permanent

Hours (weekly):                35 (Monday to Friday)


Are you a Commercial Finance Manager looking for a role where you can take real ownership of your area of specialism and be seen as a real partner to that business function? 

Due to recent internal changes within our Finance Department, Your Housing Group currently has 3 key areas of opportunity for Commercial Finance Managers, based at our Head Office in Birchwood, Warrington.

In these newly created roles you will report directly to the Group Finance Director and will work closely with several of our Directors in one of these 3 key operational areas.   As a Commercial Finance Manager, you will be the financial right hand to your Operational Director, acting as their single point of contact for all financial related matters. 

As one of our Commercial Finance Managers, here at YHG, you will work closely with a wide range of stakeholders and will be proven in empowering operational teams to achieve greater efficiency and improve profitability. You will also have the support of a centralised management accounting team who will undertake the day to day and business as usual accounting, leaving you free to focus on true value adding activities.

Working as part of a team of four Commercial Finance Managers, you will have several shared responsibilities allowing you to collaborate and support each other.  Your role will be further enhanced through several area specific responsibilities relevant to your business area specialism.

The 3 Key Business areas of specialism we have are within: --

  1. Facilities & Repairs
  2. Housing Operations (which incorporates older peoples services, leasehold and PFI)
  3. Operational Excellence (which incorporates back office, new buildings and transformation projects)

Ideally, you will need proven experience in providing commercial finance support at a senior level as the financial support and guidance you provide will be used to create, develop and achieve local Business Plans. You will truly be seen as a subject matter expert within your area of specialism and will therefore be a competent relationship builder able to consult with, challenge and influence senior level stakeholders regarding financial data, reporting and strategy.

If you have experience delivering accurate and insightful management information and analysis to influence key stakeholders and can provide commercial support to aid decision making, we would really like to hear from you.

In return, we offer our Commercial Finance Managers not only a competitive salary of £50,000 - £57,750, but also the opportunity to have a fantastic work life mix through our Flexible and Home working culture along with 25 days holiday (22 contractual, 3 non contractual) plus all bank holidays and an option to buy further holidays, pension scheme (matched to 8%), Health Cash Plan Scheme, life insurance and other excellent rewards such subsidised gym membership, high street/online shopping discount scheme and half price cinema tickets.

In addition to the above you will embrace the culture of continuous improvement to support Value for Money throughout the organisation and have a passion for doing things right first time.

Your Housing Group is a new generation of housing provider, working efficiently and effectively to build as many quality houses as possible, thereby playing its part in solving the national housing crisis. With over 28,300 homes across the North West, Yorkshire and the Midlands, the business has a large portfolio of retirement living developments and an innovative private rental offer in Nuvu.

Prior to completing your application, please review the attached Role Profile to better understand the role and key responsibilities.   

Closing date: 20th January 2020                           

Should we receive a high number of applications, we may close this vacancy earlier than the date indicated above.

Your Housing Group values diversity and encourages applications from all communities. Your Housing Group operates a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for tenants or anyone who resides in a Your Housing Group property.  It also operates the scheme for any applicants who declare they have a disability. Those applicants who meet the minimum requirements for the role as set out in the role profile will be guaranteed an interview.  Some roles may be subject to probity checks which will override the scheme where a potential conflict of interest or a probity matter has been identified. YHG1



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