Finance Manager (X3)

Circa £50,000 p/a plus excellent benefits
07 Nov 2017
07 Dec 2017
Swan Housing Association
Qualification Level
Fully qualified
Contract Type

Swan Housing Association was first formed in 1994 and provides high-quality and affordable homes to rent and buy. Today, they operate in Essex and East London and locally manage over 11,000 homes, they recently launched an ambitious Corporate Strategy for 2017-2022, which details how they plan to double in size by working together with their partners to deliver more. Due to this continued growth they are currently seeking to recruit three Finance Managers. The roles will be based at their Head Office in Billericay with occasional travel to London. 

As a Finance Manager you will report directly to a Senior Finance Manager, you will be a key member of the Finance team and produce management accounts for key business areas in the Group. You will have monthly meetings with budget holders and constantly improve reporting with value-added analysis. You will also lead the Year End Audit process for your business areas and be able to demonstrate a business partnering approach to your work. 

The successful candidate will be a Qualified Accountant and you will be a finance professional with drive and ambition. The organisation has a hands-on, problem solving team culture so it is essential that you have the ability to solve problems, coach and influence others to step up and continue the improvement process. 

You will have strong skills in monitoring and reporting on the delivery of plans and projects. We are happy to consider candidates with experience in a range of industries including Manufacturing, Commercial, Housing and the Public Sector. 

In return Swan are offering a competitive salary, pension scheme, private health scheme, flexible benefits, 25 days holiday plus an additional 3 days between Christmas and New Year.

This is an exciting time to join Swan and be a part of their ambitious plans, if you feel you have the qualities, experience and are up for the challenge then we look forward to hearing from you. 

For more information about the role and organisation please visit:

Or for an informal discussion please contact Senan Pierce, Senior Business Director at Hays Senior Finance who is the retained consultant working in partnership with Swan on T: 07738 752 785 or please click apply now with an up to date CV. 

Closing date for all applications will be on Sunday 26th November 

Interviews will be held week-commencing Monday 4th December times and dates tbc.