Role Overview:

In a Nutshell…

We have a great opportunity for a Senior Finance Analyst to join our team within Vistry Services, at our Devonshire Square office in London. We are seeking a skilled and detail-oriented Senior Finance Analyst to join our Group finance team. The Senior Finance Analyst will play a key role in enhancing and managing the financial reporting and consolidation process of the Group as well as being the expert for a number of accounting areas. The ideal candidate will possess strong financial accounting knowledge, attention to detail, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, changing environment.

We are pleased to say, this role can accommodate agile working arrangements.


Let’s cut to the chase, what’s in it for you…

  • Competitive basic salary and annual bonus
  • Agile working possible (dependent on role)
  • Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Private Healthcare
  • Competitive contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance – 4 x your annual salary
  • Share incentive schemes
  • Employee rewards portal with many more benefits…

In return, what we would like from you…

  • Behave in line with our company values – Integrity, Caring and Quality
  • ACA/ACCA professional qualification or equivalent international qualification.
  • Experience in consolidation/ working within a large Group;
  • Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously in line with strict deadlines;
  • Experience within audit practice;
  • Experience working with or for external auditors;
  • Experience building relationships with a wide range of colleagues.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office,
  • Excel, Outlook;
  • High level of attention to detail;
  • Excellent organisational skills and analytical skills;
  • Good Maths and IT skills;
  • Ability to work to high degree of accuracy;
  • Comfortable reading accounting standards and interpreting appropriate accounting.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team;
  • Ability to challenge upwards effectively;
  • Self starter and driven to succeed;
  • Accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Excellent communications skills;
  • Time management skills;
  • Honesty and discretion.
  • Willingness to work the hours required to meet the needs of a busy finance team

Desirable –

  • Experience with joint venture entities;
  • Experience preparing financial statements under IFRS, FRS101 and FRS 102;
  • Experience accounting for payroll.
  • Experience of a large Group listed company’s half year and/or full year reporting process;
  • Ability to analyse a set of financial statements and understand what they tell us about the business and their performance, and identifying where something appears unusual.

More about the Senior Finance Analyst role…

  • External Reporting – Support the Financial Reporting Manager in the preparation of the Group’s external results for both the Half Year and Year End, whilst working closely with the external auditors and other relevant stakeholders across the business from planning to completion.
  • Process improvement – Review existing financial reporting processes, suggest improvements and see the implementation of these improvements from start to finish.
  • Business Partnering – Building relationships with business unit Finance teams, communicating regularly and assisting/guiding local teams on application of accounting policies and preparation of information for Group submissions.
  • Technical accounting – Provide insight into technical accounting areas
  • Financial Statement preparation – Lead the preparation and coordination of the material subsidiary
  • financial statements working with all stakeholders to ensure that the accounts are prepared, audited, reviewed and filed on time.
  • IFRS 16 Leases and Fixed Assets – Own and manage all things leases and fixed assets across the Group, including the preparation of registers, review of business unit submissions and being the “go to expert”.
  • Payroll – Assist the wider Group Finance team in the Payroll posting and recharge process including performing monthly balance sheet reconciliations.

Finally, let’s tell you a bit more about us…

At Vistry Group, we build more than homes. We develop sustainable communities across all sectors of the UK housing market through our leading housing brands Bovis Homes, Linden Homes and Countryside Homes. Delivered through Vistry Housebuilding, Countryside Partnerships and Vistry Works with the support of Vistry Services, our values of integrity, caring, and quality continue to shape all we do.

We’re proud that our UK Green Building Council membership, 2021 Large Housebuilder of the Year award and status as a UK top-five housebuilder with a five-star House Builders Federation (HBF) customer satisfaction rating allows us to transform land into thriving spaces. We’re also proud that our culture sees everyone treated fairly and respectfully, with diversity and inclusion a top priority and reasonable adjustments provided during the application process. From memories and communities to worthwhile careers, we’re making Vistry.

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