Finance Manager, L&G Homes Communities
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- Company Info
Creating communities to live, grow and flourish.
We believe that the pride and commitment of our staff are the key to our success. By ensuring exceptional levels of care and quality throughout, we aim to become the foremost provider of first class homes and customer service.
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Our aim is to establish our reputation as the leading provider of top quality homes and first class customer service in the UK housing sector and to compete for market share with the established residential developers. We want to challenge and change public perception of new homes being inferior to older properties, by delivering a product which surpasses buildings of the past in terms of quality, efficiency and comfort. We are also committed to following a purchasing process that removes the stress and anxiety associated with moving home and one where customer satisfaction is embedded into all aspects of our business, supported by guarantees from a leading UK brand synonymous with honesty and trust. Our vision is, that by creating first class Communities, we will become the residential developer of choice in the UK.
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Purpose of the role
L&G Homes Communities is a newly established house building business in LGC. This role will support the Financial Controller establishing the appropriate Finance systems, controls and operations to enable effective financial support of the business. Responsibilities will include management accounting, financial planning and analysis, business performance analysis and business partnering.
Preparation of monthly management accounts and MI including variance analysis and commentary.
Financial planning including, forecast, plans and relevant commentary.
Support of strategic planning and analysis including business modelling and risk assessments including land acquisition support.
Prepare statutory reporting and meet compliance obligations including VAT returns etc.
Support Financial Operations including accounts payable and receivable.
Ensure successful implementation of the core accounting business systems (Coins) and development of financial systems/models.
Work with the HCA (Homes and Communities Agency) managing the cashflow requirement through funding requests and working with external monitoring companies to ensure Government compliance.
Monitor working capital and cash flow requirements ensuring that sufficient funding is available to satisfy monthly operations e.g. payroll, PAYE, purchase ledger.
Partner key business management in providing financial and planning support.
Manage a team, including management of the day to day activities of the team, ensure that all individuals are motivated, trained and developed to meet the quality and service requirements, including the review of individual performance and the work of the team to ensure quality and delivery of team activity to meet business requirements or comply with audit methodology.
Ensure the completion of monthly Intrastat return information by shared services in line with Group timetables.
Maintain the fixed asset register, including the revaluation of intangible assets. Ensure group policy is up to date and manage depreciation in line with these guidelines.
- Skills Required
- Qualified accountant or by relevant experience
- Attention to detail
- Excellent IT and presentation skills
- An understanding of the corporate environment and ability to work to deadlines
- Broad financial experience (reporting, accounting, planning)
- House building experience would be an advantage, but not essential
Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, 10% car allowance, life assurance, employee private medical insurance, 25 days' holiday, performance related bonuses, your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.
Our view is that this role is suitable for agile working. This means we would consider a more flexible working arrangement, where your hours and work location are managed according to business, customer and personal needs. For this role, you would be based in Bracknell, but you could work in other Legal & General offices or at home, as necessary, provided this meets business needs. Details of agile working will be discussed during the interview process.
For further information about the role, please contact Graham Stoddart, UK Resourcing Business Partner, at firstname.lastname@example.org
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