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Vistry Partnerships is a market leader in the high-growth partnerships housing sector. The business works closely with Governmental bodies, housing associations and local authorities across its 10 regional offices. We have established a hard-earned reputation for delivery, quality and sector knowledge across all housing tenures.
In a Nutshell:
We have an exciting opportunity for a Finance Graduate to join our team at Vistry Partnerships North West, at our Warrington office. As our Finance Graduate you will be involved in all aspects of finance from supporting the ledger teams to producing long-term forecasts and monthly management accounts, ensuring timely, quality financial information is provided and maintained in accordance with group procedures and policies. We are also looking for someone to join our team who wants to develop and study an accounting qualification as this role comes with a clear route of progression. We will provide full support for CIMA/ACCA and your role will grow with our business as you advance through your qualifications.
We are pleased to say, this role can accommodate agile working arrangements.
What we would like from you:
Key Responsibilities -
Support with the production of forecasts and monthly management accounts to strict deadlines.
Assisting with JV reporting
Completion of regular weekly and monthly management information.
Monitor regional performance against management plans to ensure that all results, trends and risks are clearly understood and communicated.
Control of general overheads and raising of accruals, prepayments and relevant journals.
Monthly Sales and Marketing cost reviews
Liaison with the Sales Department to ensure an accurate reconciliation of all sales incentives is maintained
Calculate the build incentive scheme reward.
Regular chasing and reporting of outstanding sundry debtors.
Raising ad hoc Sales invoices
Raising purchase orders and coding invoices for relevant overhead costs
Maintain and update the regional financial systems and assist in their development
Ad Hoc reporting and generation of information to support other departments
Supporting the finance team as requiredHealth Safety and Environment
Ensure you have read the Company's health and safety policies and procedures observe them at all times.
Reporting any accidents or near misses immediately to your manager and record them in the accident book.
Ensure your workplace is kept tidy and any hazards are eliminated or reported to your line manager.
Wear appropriate protective clothing on site at all times.
Attends all health and safety training as required by the Company.Competencies -
Strong academic record (graduated with a 2:1 or above)
Strong GCSE/A-levels or equivalent
Very good understanding of Microsoft Office, Outlook and particularly Excel is vital
Excellent analytical and organizational skills
Strong mathematical and IT skills
Ability to work to a high degree of accuracy
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Attention to detail
Able to communicate to individuals at all levels
Good team working skills
Honesty and discretion
Behave in line with our values
Willing to work extra to meet deadlines and when the business needs require itDesirable -
Working towards recognized accountancy qualification or desire to begin studying ACCA/CIMA
Experience working in a similar role, particularly for a residential house builder
Knowledge of the housebuilding industry
Experience using COINS (ERP system)
Good understanding of business
Ability to explain technical financial information clearly to non-finance peopleThe Good Stuff:
Vistry Partnerships is a fast paced and exciting place to work. We offer our employees multiple opportunities to learn, develop and nurture successful careers with us.
Some of our key benefits include???
Competitive salary, package, and bonus
Agile working arrangements possible for this role
28 days annual leave plus bank holidays, and the option to buy or sell up to 5 days per annum
Company Contributory Pension Scheme
Company car, car allowance or travel allowance (role and geographic dependant)
Support with a professional membershipLet's tell you a bit more about us???
The Group came together at the start of 2020, bringing together the energy, talent and deep-rooted experience of Bovis Homes, Linden Homes and Vistry Partnerships. With a wide range of skills, experience and backgrounds - we have come together to live our values of Integrity, Caring and Quality.
We are all about people, and it is our people, around 3000 of us, who have created a UK top-five housebuilder, with a five-star rating. We care about the wellbeing of our people and we value diversity and inclusion, seeking to create a supportive, dynamic environment where talented and dedicated people can develop their career.
Inclusion and diversity are paramount to us within Vistry Group - we firmly believe that this culture nurtures stronger performances across the wider business. All of our applicants and employees are treated fairly and respectfully, regardless of any protected characteristic/s. If you require assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during your application process with us, then please do not hesitate to contact us - we will always be happy to help