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Finance Officer

£27000 - £28000 per annum

Job description

Finance Officer - Permanent - £27,000 - £28,000, Enfield

Morgan Hunt have partnered with a well-known Housing Association who are currently recruiting for a Finance Officer on a permanent basis! This position is based in Enfield with great flexibility, hybrid working (2 or 3 days per week in the office) and their core hours are between 10:00am and 16:00pm, this is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Finance Officer to join as the organisation are going through a period of growth!


Some of your duties and responsibilities as a Finance Officer will include:

  • Process payroll and sales ledger (including tenant recharges), managing sales ledger debtors, processing income and cash book accurately and in a timely manner
  • Ensure processes are adhered to in preventing fraud and errors.
  • Support the Head of Finance in related areas of work such as allocation of income, clearing down the suspense account, PAYE, returns to HMRC and other statutory and regulatory bodies e.g. HouseMark, ONS, lenders, grant giving authorities, etc.
  • Overall responsibility for income processing and sales ledger, related debtor management, reconciliations and reporting to assist timely and accurate management reporting, such as aged debt analysis.
  • Undertake a range of financial transaction processing duties as directed by the Head of Finance, with day to day responsibility for income, cashbook, sales ledger (including recharges to tenants), and payroll processing, dealing with queries, preparing and posting journals, reconciliations and filing.
  • Facilitate the daily banking, petty cash administration, ensuring relevant receipts and payments are processed and transactions are posted to general ledger.
  • Liaise with HR department for all payroll matters ensuring the accurate processing of PAYE transactions, payments to HMRC, employees and other related parties such as pensions bodies.
  • Download and process all income related transactions, support other departments within the organisation, upload receipts of rental income into the housing management system for a timely and effective rent, service charge and recharges collection.
  • Oversee the tenant recharges process, liaise with the Asset Management, Retirement & Supported Housing and Customer Services departments to ensure that recharges are accurate, timely and comply with policy and procedures.
  • Manage the sales ledger process, raise invoices on a timely and accurate basis, provide all the necessary information to the payee / tenant / customer and ensure an effective collection of debt owed to the association.
  • Support the external and internal auditing processes for areas of responsibility, providing support to the Head of Finance in the completion of financial accounting and preparation of the year-end published accounts as well as financial control, preparation of policies and procedures.



  • Knowledge of computerised accounting and housing management systems (Sage 200 and SDM systems knowledge would be an advantage).
  • Intermediate to advanced level of Excel skills.
  • Confidently communicate with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong general knowledge of the finance function
  • Problem solving skills, with ability to use own initiative.
  • Attention to detail
  • Housing or Public Sector background


  • Exposure to year-end audits and preparation of reconciliations for statutory accounts.
  • Understanding of controls and reconciliation.
  • Experience of working with Sage 200 would be an advantage

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.


Jordan Walker
Associate Consultant
Professional Services Recruitment Team
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