2 Aug 2018

Full-Time Group Finance Assistant

Persimmon Homes – Posted by Persimmon plcYork, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Group Finance Assistant – Role in Group Finance
(The role is located at the Group Head Office in York)

Founded in 1972, Persimmon is today one of the UK’s leading house builders. Persimmon Plc is the holding company for the Persimmon Group of companies. We are listed on the London Stock Exchange and are a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. With headquarters in York, the Group operates from 30 regional offices throughout the UK employing c.4500 employees. The Group trades under the brand names of Persimmon Homes, Charles Church and Westbury Partnerships, building quality homes across England, Wales and Scotland. www.persimmonhomes.com/corporate

To support the company’s growth, Persimmon is now looking to develop its Group Finance function through the appointment of a Group Finance Assistant. The Group Finance department reports to the Group Finance Director with the aim to support the business with its internal and external financial and management reporting responsibilities.

Reporting to the Senior Group Accountant the main responsibilities of the position are as follows:

• Preparation and review of consolidated management information, including management accounts, forecasts and budgets;
• Preparation and review of statutory accounts, including Group consolidated accounts under IFRS;
• Oversee data collection, co-ordinating with our regional house building businesses;
• Undertake data interrogation analysis and reviews;
• Prepare and review management information for the Directors of the business.

Qualifications / Experience
Ideally you will have recently completed working towards a recognised accounting qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA), preferably with experience in an IFRS reporting environment. Experience within the Construction or House Building sector would also be an advantage but is not essential.

Above all the successful candidate must be able to demonstrate a professional approach to the working environment, possess commercial awareness, and strong communication skills as liaison with Senior Management and Directors across the breadth of the Group’s regional businesses is an important part of the role.

You must also have the ability to work confidently on your own and as part of a wider team, working towards tight deadlines without compromising attention to detail. The ability to research and analyse data is fundamental and therefore you need to be well organised with strong mathematical skills and high level of computer literacy, including Microsoft Excel.

We offer a competitive remuneration and benefits package, dependent on experience and level of qualification held. This includes discretionary bonus, private medical cover, membership of a stakeholder pension scheme, free life insurance, a SAYE scheme, staff discount scheme, new home discount scheme and free parking.

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Job Categories: Construction. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: Competitive. Job expires in 16 days.

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