Finance Business Support Officer

Manchester, Greater Manchester
£24,500 per annum 
10 Sep 2021
03 Oct 2021
Job Title
Finance Analyst
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

Finance Business Support Officer

Salary: £24,500 per annum 

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Contract Type: Permanent 

Hours: 35 a week - agile working arrangements in place


Closing date: 3rd October 2021 / sooner if suitable applications received

Interview date: 7th/8th October 2021

Interview Location: Teams


Our clients organisation is all about people – the people who live in their homes, the people in the communities they serve and the people they work with.


So, it’s no surprise that we recruit for attitude and behaviour which are central to them delivering great experiences for everyone!


They employ people who are passionate about making a difference who can take responsibility and get things done. And they have developed an agile, flexible culture which supports people to do this. 


As a not-for-profit housing association, they provide homes and services to over 16,000 people across Greater Manchester. They build affordable new homes, work with partners to reduce homelessness and support people to reach their potential.


This role will help them to do this by supporting the Finance Business Partners and Financial Reporting Manager as part of the Financial Reporting Team.


In this role, you will be responsible for


  • Providing proactive financial support and advice to budget holders based on a sound understanding of the relevant business areas.
  • Forging key relationships with budget holders, providing the conduit between the Finance team and the operational side of the business.
  • Support other areas of the Finance team including Financial Services, as well as key business areas within the Directorates.
  • To assist in the preparation of timely management accounts for the relevant business area


Our client need people who have/ hold:


  • An Accounting qualification, such as AAT and relevant experience in a similar role
  • Good IT abilities (including Microsoft Office) and strong Excel skills 
  • Experience working with financial and other systems
  • The ability to develop and maintain strong relationships across the business and with external stakeholders, with good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Provide advice, support and challenge to colleagues and being able to communicate complex financial information to non-finance colleagues


Everyone’s welcome at our client. Their culture is inclusive, and they are committed to increasing diversity. They enable everyone to be themselves at work, so that they feel at home with them. And they trust and support people to do their best, in a role that is fulfilling and rewarding because they know that this helps them to deliver better outcomes for their customers and their colleagues.


If you want to be part of their team and help them make a difference, they’d love to hear from you.


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