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Qualified Accountant

Employer
NFU Mutual
Location
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Management Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Qualified Accountant
  • Opportunity to take the lead across a range of diverse areas in a specialist team
  • A chance to utilise financial reporting and management accounting skills
  • Hybrid up to 80% homeworking available and 20% in Stratford-upon-Avon
About the role
We’re looking for a qualified talented Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) to join our Properties Finance team at NFU Mutual. We’re a small specialist team, working within the wider Finance Division, to support the business across a wide range of activities. From reporting on the performance of the property investment funds, to the financial management of the occupational property portfolio, this is a great learning opportunity to take the lead across a range of diverse areas.

You’ll focus on leading, managing and controlling the processing of property-related income and expenditure, ensuring compliance, controls and SLAs are achieved, alongside providing management information (MI) and analysis to deliver effective portfolio management.

You’ll be continuously driving process improvements and ensuring processes are standardised across the team. Whilst performing financial accounting to support in the Group’s Report. Identification and management of financial risks including credit vetting of suppliers and tenants whilst providing day to day technical accounting support to the department and the ledgers team is also part of this role.

The ability to build effective working relationships with key stakeholders in addition to external relationships with Managing Agents, suppliers, and tenants is another aspect to crucial to the success when in the position.
About you
At NFU Mutual, we support an inclusive workplace and value all the differences that make us unique. We celebrate the creativity and innovation that comes from diverse perspectives and experiences and share a common vision of doing the right thing for our customers and employees.

We recognise that some candidates may experience barriers during the recruitment process. So, we encourage candidates to discuss any adjustments or accommodations they need to be the best they can be throughout our recruitment process.

We're proud to be a Disability Confident Employer, a Race at Work and Women in Finance Charter signatory and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, regardless of age, ethnicity, disability, neurodiversity, gender, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic background.

You’ll have the below experience and knowledge:
  • Technical accounting experience with working knowledge of sales and purchase ledger functions.
  • Exposure to a control’s environment.
  • Experience with continuous improvement activities.
  • Confident with accountancy software, alongside Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Ability to lead and manage direct and indirect reports, driving performance, where required.

Qualifications

ACA / ACCA / CIMA qualified

Internally this role is known as Property Accountant.

Benefits and Rewards
When you join our team, you can expect a supportive culture and an attractive range of rewards and benefits including:

  • Salary - £39,795 - £45,000 (depending on experience)
  • Annual bonus (up to 17.5% of salary)
  • Contributory pension scheme, up to 20%, including your 8% contribution
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays + buy/sell/save holiday trading scheme
  • A Family Friendly policy that helps you balance your work and family responsibilities
  • Access to savings at High Street brands, travel and supermarkets
  • £20 contribution to a monthly gym membership - subject to T&Cs
  • Health and wellbeing plan - cashback for dentist, opticians, physio and more
  • Access to voluntary benefits, including health assessments, private medical insurance and dental insurance
  • Employee Volunteering - volunteer in the community for one day each year
  • Unlimited access to Refer a Friend £500 bonus scheme
  • Life Assurance cover of 4 x salary
  • Employee discounts of 15% on a range of NFU Mutual insurance policies.
Working at NFU Mutual
We’re one of the UK’s leading general insurance and financial services companies. For over 110 years we’ve put our customers at the heart of everything we do. Our people are just as important to us. We pride ourselves on being “a great place to work” and are one of only 57 companies across the globe, and one of only two organisations with headquarters in the UK, to receive a Gallup Exceptional Workplace 2023 award. We were also named in the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies List 2021, the Glassdoor Best Places to Work UK List 2023 and 2024, and were recognised as a certified UK Top Employer by the Top Employers Institute in 2023 and 2024.

We offer a supportive culture where we empower and inspire our people to perform, offer them opportunities to grow, and recognise and reward their contribution. Our people are proud to work for a company that respects them and their communities, and they trust us to be financially sustainable, so we are successful now and in the future.

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