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Temporary - Fixed-Term - Financial Planning and Treasury Assistant

Watford Community Housing
Watford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Financial Planning & Analysis
Contract Type
Full Time
37 hours per week
Watford Community Housing is a housing association with homes across South-West Hertfordshire. We have big plans to continue developing new homes to help ease the housing crisis, to deliver a first-class repairs service, and to develop and build safer communities.
We are looking for a Financial Planning and Treasury Assistant on a short-term temporary basis with the ability to think logically and analytically to help us achieve these ambitions. Perhaps you are looking for a change and want to embark on a new career path, or already have financial planning or treasury experience. Either way, you’ll have an inquisitive mind and an interest in how we put social housing money to work and manage it all.
What’s the role?
This is a key role within the Treasury function, supporting the delivery of our strategic objectives and enhancing our work with new and existing partners, being an active developer of homes, and maintaining our strong financial position.
The right candidate will need to think logically, apply their analytical skills and have a structured approach to challenges. You’ll work effectively and proactively with both internal and external stakeholders.
In this role you will need to:

be highly numerate.
have a keen eye for detail.
prioritise deliverables.

What are we looking for?
You’ll have an excellent understanding of financial information with a background in finance. Knowledge of the housing sector would be an advantage.

At least 1 - 2 years’ experience in finance
Qualifications in finance or treasury or be working towards this.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel
You will need to hold a UK valid passport or right to work in the UK
You will need to maintain a satisfactory basic-level DBS check.


Knowledge of the housing sector
Knowledge of Housing Brixx tool

What can we offer you?
We know that people are our most valuable assets, so we offer a range of benefits including 28 days’ annual leave, an employer pension contribution of up to 11%, development opportunities and access to a comprehensive employee rewards scheme.
How we work
We are committed to embracing the most positive aspects of agile working. We take a blended approach to how we work, so that colleagues have the flexibility to strike the right balance between working in our communities, in our shared spaces and remotely. With digital technology at the heart of our work, teams and individuals are empowered to decide the best way to meet the needs of their role.
How to apply
If this sounds like your next role, click ‘apply now’, tell us why you've got what it takes to join this high-performing, NHF award-winning, treasury team and send us a copy of your current CV.
The closing date is 02 February 2024, (but please note we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if we receive a large response).

We know that good homes give people the chance to lead more fulfilling lives. That’s why we’re dedicated to delivering high-quality homes and friendlier communities. We own and manage more than 5,000 homes in South-West Hertfordshire.
We are a housing association with homes across South-West Hertfordshire. We aim to make a real difference by delivering better homes and supporting our communities.

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