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Assistant Finance Manager


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This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

​​The Assistant Finance Manager is key to assisting the Finance Manager in preparing the monthly management accounts (P&L, Balance Sheet, Cashflow and Land Bank Reporting) and the supplementary reporting of data and information to Group. The role is to run controlled finance processes and delivering accurate outputs in a timely manner. 

​The role will deputise for the BU’s Finance Manager (FM) at business unit level. The individual will have a process improvement mindset / approach 

What you will do:

  • Manage the consolidated monthly close process, ensuring a clean close of all sub-ledgers, interfaces, and accounting judgements, with the general ledger closed by WD3. 
  • ​Prepare and Process month end journals 
  • ​Preparation of monthly management reporting for the BU. Include commentary which explains both YTD and full year 
  • ​forecast variances from budget (or forecast), for review by the FM and FD and incorporation in the monthly BUMT Board 
  • ​Report. The analysis will reflect operational understanding. 
  • ​Prepare and Review balance sheet reconciliations, including entries and accounts managed by central teams (e.g. payroll 
  • ​accounting), ensuring that items are correctly analysed and any accounting anomalies are cleared on a timely basis. 
  • ​Highlight issues to the FM during review 
  • ​Account, forecast and report on cost excesses/ savings 
  • ​NGP Joint venture – Responsible for the production of management accounts and statutory accounts, balance sheet reconciliations, recharges, and preparation of board reporting for the JV. 
  • ​NGP Joint Venture – Liaise with all external and internal agencies on VAT/Tax and companies house returns. 
  • ​NGP Joint Venture – Liaise with the commercial team to account for excess and savings. 
  • ​Contribute to the annual budgeting and planning process 
  • ​Explanation and demonstration of the key budget outputs across BU departments, often to a non-financial audience. 
  • ​Ensure Finance Manual procedures are complied with and timely dispensation sought where appropriate. 
  • ​Support Finance Manager with the external and internal audit processes, as well as statutory account preparation as required 
  • ​Engage with the BU teams to ensure TW Group financial policy and statutory requirements are met and complied with throughout the BU 
  • ​Support Finance Manager and Finance Director by assisting in preparation of financial information in an efficient and timely manner 
  • ​Positively contribute to the Finance Leadership team to manage, guide and motivate the Finance team 
  • ​Provide cover for direct report and peers as required 
  • ​Other Ad hoc projects, processes and procedures as required. 

What you will have:

  • Previous industry experience is preferable
  • ​​Qualified Accountant – ACA, ACCA, CIMA, with prior experience of working as a financial ​accountant (or external auditor) and management accountant.​ 
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office and Excel in particular

Individuals seeking employment at Taylor Wimpey should know that we foster a culture of inclusion and value diversity positively which creates a better workplace and delivers stronger outcomes. We commit to treating all our job applicants and employees fairly and with respect, irrespective of background, disability or any other protected characteristic. If you require any assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Checks and eligibility to work:

To be successful in this role you must be able to prove eligibility to work in the UK and hold a full UK drivers licence.

If you are successful at interview and the Company considers making an offer of employment, you may be asked to give your consent to the following pre-employment check[s] being undertaken by our third-party provider, Experian (or any other appropriate third-party provider that the Company chooses to engage).

The type of checks made will depend on the role in question but may include any or all the following:

  • Criminal records (DBS);
  • Credit reference
  • DVLA

The purpose of such checks will be to assess your suitability for the role. If it subsequently transpires that you have given incorrect, false or misleading information, your application will not be taken further.

What we will offer you:

Taylor Wimpey is a FTSE 100 business and one of the largest residential developers in the UK, building new homes and communities across England, Scotland and Wales. We are passionate about building new homes and communities with a focus on sustainability.

Our people are important to us and we want to make sure that we reward and recognise all the great work that they do. Our employees enjoy many standard benefits including access to the Taylor Wimpey House purchase discount scheme, pension (including company contributions), quality health cover, share save schemes as well as many flexible benefits such as buying additional holiday days, retails discounts, free Bupa health assessments and so much more. Our benefits work perfectly with our culture where you feel valued as a member of a successful team.

We offer industry leading subsidised professional training and development, which support our employees to excel and fulfil their career and personal goals in a variety of opportunities and environments. This in turn drives a strong succession of high performing customer centric leaders, really putting customers at the heart of everything we do. We embrace diversity and look to develop our people in the skills and areas they are most interested in, leveraging the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies, skills and experiences that each person brings to the company.

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

The benefits we offer
Agile Working
House purchase discounts
Competitive Pension
Employee share ownership
Time off for charity work
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Disability Confident

As a proud Disability Confident Employer, Taylor Wimpey is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We actively collaborate with individuals who have disabilities and long-term health conditions which have an effect on their ability to do normal daily activities, ensuring that barriers are eliminated when it comes to employment opportunities. In line with our commitment, we guarantee an interview to applicants who declare to us during the application process that they have a disability and meet the minimum requirements for the role. Join us in building a truly diverse and empowered team.

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