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Finance officer – Rent and Service charges

  • Application closing date: 23 Jun 2019 09:39

Job Description

General purpose of role


To administer the rent ledgers across the organisation, ensuring the accuracy of rent account balances.


Specific Duties

  1. Administer the rent ledgers across the organisation, including processing all charges and receipts.
  2. Process rent increases/decreases, liaising with external agencies as required.
  3. Complete bank reconciliations for all rent bank accounts.
  4. Administer the sales ledgers across the organization.
  5. Banking of all cash and cheque payments received.
  6. Posting of relevant banking journals.
  7. Provide cover for other members of the team as required.
  8. Complete any other duties commensurate with the role as required.


Candidate Requirements

Qualifications, experience and knowledge


  • Experience of working in the housing sector (desirable)
  • Excellent knowledge of reconciliation work
  • Whilst not essential, experience of service charges would be desirable.
  • A good knowledge of sound financial practice, procedures and systems.
  • Experience of computerised accounting and information systems.
  • Strong Excel skills
  • A good knowledge of sound financial practice, procedures and systems.


  • Ability to work on own initiative and establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organisation
  • Excellent verbal, written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Understand ethical behaviour and business practices and ensures own behaviour and the behaviour of others are consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of Arcon
  • Ability to anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of customers, internal and external, to meet or exceed their expectations
  • Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organisation
  • Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information and activities.

Employment Details

  • Employment Type: Permanent
  • Hours: 35
  • Pay: ££22k Annually
  • Start date: 13 Jun 2019 09:39
  • End date: 23 Jun 2019 09:39

Additional Information

It is a specific requirement of the Association that all staff at all levels show considerable flexibility and adaptability in fulfilling their job description, promote the Association’s equal opportunities policy, and are aware of other policies and procedures set by the Association.

Arcon is changing - we are a progressive organisation that is implementing a new corporate plan to modernise and grow the organisation as part of our merger with Bolton at Home, whilst delivering an excellent service to our customers from our office premises in Salford Quays.

We are looking for someone who wants to make a difference and is as passionate and enthusiastic about improving lives across Greater Manchester and beyond as we are.

Joining us as a Finance Officer, you will need to deliver a high-quality service to colleagues and customers ensuring the accuracy of rent statements.

How to Apply

To apply please e-mail your CV and covering letter to Closing date for applications will be midnight on Sunday 23 June 2019 with interviews taking place w/c 1 July 2019.