Strategic Land Finance Assistant

Job Type

Finance

Location

High Wycombe

Contract type

Permanent - Full-time

Our regional Strategic Land teams are responsible for sourcing, appraising and gaining planning consent on complex land acquisitions across the UK. They support our regional land teams to secure key land that contributes to Taylor Wimpey groups land bank. They are critical to the supply of land for our local business units. From our head office in High Wycombe, our group finance team support them around forecasting, budgets and preparation of other land and planning records in order to meet monthly deadlines.

What you will do:

Complete critical administrative finance tasks including, raising payments, transactional posting and preparation of VAT return submissions
Work closely with the regional strategic land teams to ensure their financial reporting needs are met
Ensuring financial control through monthly ledger and preparation of balance sheet reconciliations.
Maintaining and updating the schedule of sites due for transfer to the Regional Business Units and instigating the transfers as and when required.
Maintaining and updating the redundant asset portfolio schedule on a monthly basis.
Assisting the Strategic Land Management accountant with the production of the monthly reporting.

What you will have:

Ability to demonstrate financial control and monitoring of all spend.
Ability to handle urgent requests for payments and conflicting demands on time whilst still meeting monthly deadlines
AAT qualified or equivalent
Relevant experience within an accounting function, preferably with exposure to analytical and control processes.
Good previous experience of spreadsheet analysis in a financial environment (intermediate Excel).

Individuals seeking employments 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.

Closing Date

Tuesday 28th May 2019