Charter House, Watford, WD17 2RT

Salary: £42,238 per annum plus contributory pension scheme, cash health plan and gym membership.

The YMCA provides a range of social housing, sports, health & wellbeing, children’s services, youth and community activities within Hertfordshire for the benefit of local people and communities. With a turnover exceeding £8 million and over 250 staff, the YMCA is committed to making a difference in the local area through the services it delivers and the partner organisations it works with.

This role is responsible for preparing, developing and analysing financial information to allow the organisation to make well-informed decisions to ensure future stability and growth.

The key elements of the role are to:
a) Provide timely and accurate management information to all managers and budget holders within the group.
b) Provide a high quality support service by liaising with managers and budget holders on all aspects of finance.
c) Establish and maintain financial policies and management information systems.

Essential knowledge, skills and experience 

CCAB accountant with a current membership of a financial professional body and evidence of continuous professional development
Demonstrable experience of financial analysis
Experience of financial planning and forecasting
Knowledge and experience of Housing SORP and Charity SORP (desirable)
Proficient in the use of and experience of implementing ERP systems

Good interpersonal skills with the ability to develop collaborative and persuasive working relationships with senior managers and other colleagues
High level of accuracy and attention to detail
Excellent reconciliation skills and ability to identify potential inconsistencies in financial data
Able to prioritise and manage a complex workload to meet team objectives and meet strict deadlines

For a full Job description and to Apply, please click on the link provided and complete an application form.

For further information please contact HR on 01923 353 610
This role is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Interview Date: on receipt of a successful application