Job description:

Financial Accountant

West Bromwich

Salary – £31900 – £39800 per annum – depending on skills and experience

Contract type – Permanent

Working hours – Full Time

Closing Date – 26 March 2023

Interview Date – TBC

About the role

You need to ensure timely delivery of accurate, consistent and relevant financial information for both internal and external reporting.

You will be producing annual statutory accounts which comply with accounting standards.

You will be completing tasks to support the year end audit with external auditors.

You will be reviewing balance sheet accounts regularly to ensure accuracy.

You will need to ensure that the information provided is clear for the target audience, whether financial, non-financial, external regulator or statutory auditor

You need to ensure compliance and commit to process improvement and deliver change in financial controls, policies and procedures.

About you

You must have either ACMA/ACCA/ACA part-qualified accountant and with relevant experience.

You need good planning and time management skills, to achieve deadlines in a pressurised environment.

You must be able to adjust to new business environments, be a fast learner and work with a broad range of staff in a wide ranging business and culture.

You need to be innovative and creative. Committed to process improvement, analysing processes and driving change where required.

You must have the ability to add value, see and implement the better way of doing things, improve finance returns Strong analytical skills and able to understand and distil complex financial data to support business decision making.

You need to have the experience of financial planning in a complex business environment.

You need to have the knowledge of statutory reporting and of UK and International Financial Reporting Standards.

About us

GreenSquareAccord is one of the biggest social housing and care providers in England.

We believe passionately in our mission to build better lives and provide social housing and support services to 54,000 people across our four localities. We are proud to play an active role in helping people to deal with the consequences of the housing crisis by providing affordable homes for people in our communities who need them most.

We also provide care and support to some of the most vulnerable people in society. This includes support for people who are homeless, experiencing domestic violence or are part of the criminal justice system.

Our purpose

We are proud to be able to support tens of thousands of people across England by providing affordable housing and care to help people live independently.

Our focus is on building better lives. Everything we do is about people – whether that`s providing a good quality, safe home or providing care which helps someone to live an independent life.

Our colleagues live and breathe this social purpose and we need great people, with skills across a range of disciplines, to make this happen.

Working for GreenSquareAccord gives you the chance to bring your skills and expertise and make a real difference. It doesn`t matter which role you are considering applying for, your work will help thousands of people build a better life.

The GSA Way

We know that how we do things is just as important as what we do. To help us make a difference, together, we created the GSA Way.

A culture we commit to, aspire to, and live and breathe. Commitments and behaviours which together make our organisation what it is.

Our five core commitments are:

  • We believe our customer is everything
  • We are one team
  • We are supportive and caring
  • We are business-minded for social purpose
  • We are curious and ambitious.
  • You can read more about the GSA Way in our recruitment pack.


    In support and recognition of our colleagues who will help us deliver our employer strategy, we offer a fantastic benefits package. This includes; annual holiday entitlement (plus statutory bank holidays); a defined contribution pension scheme; trust based flexible working and a Confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).

    All individuals who apply to work at GreenSquareAccord are considered on their merits in line with our Diversity and Inclusion strategy and policy.

    GreenSquareAccord are a Disability Confident Employer therefore we actively encourage applications from individuals with disabilities and try to provide access, adjustments, equipment or other practical support where required. All applicants with a disability who meet the `essential eligibility criteria` for the role, as detailed in the job description, are guaranteed an interview.

    If you need any assistance, adjustments or adaptations throughout our selection processes please let us know.

    Close Date for applications:26/03/2023Job description attachment: