Development Accountant

Development Accountant Poole, Dorset | Permanent | £46,344 per annum | Full-Time | Start ASAP | Hybrid We are patterned with a well establish housing association based in Dorset, who are seeking a Qualified Accountant to join them on a permanent basis.
As Development Accountant, you’ll be a trusted business partner in the provision of a robust and innovative development accounting and financial reporting service for our development business and other internal and external stakeholders.

Role Responsibilities

Monitor and report the on-going performance of the Group’s development portfolio
Reconciliation of development costs to date to facilitate provision of an accurate cash flow forecast to the Treasury team
Assist with cashflow preparation and analysis to facilitate management of intra-group group loan facilities ringfenced for development and commercial activities and peak debt
Assist with development of appropriate financial reports and analysis of financial performance for commercial and development activities
Review of project appraisals
Oversight and production of monthly management accounts
Budgeting and forecasting
Ad-hoc reporting and analysis
To provide a comprehensive financial service, ensuring that financial and accounting records are accurately reflected in the accounting systems.
Lead, develop and motivate management accountant and assistant management accountant
Liaison with and reporting to budget holders and other stakeholders external to finance
Develop a strong working relationship with our external development partners, gaining knowledge of their systems, timetables and reporting capabilities to ensure the receipt of accurate and timely information

Person Specification

Qualified Accountant (CIMA, ICAEW, ACCA)
Extensive experience of management accounting and budgeting including the provision of reporting and summary analysis for Directors and senior stakeholders
Knowledge and understanding of accounting standards (development and construction preferable)
Housing sector experience preferable, not essential
Experience of Statutory Accounting
Ability to analyse, interpret and present financial information clearly and concisely
Knowledge of taxation including VAT desirable (relating to development and construction schemes)

Wish to Apply? Get in contact with Anna at insignistalent.com, by emailing an up-to-date CV in application today! Email: acurtis@strgroup.co.uk Tel: 02392 315 073 Due to receiving a high number of applications to our opportunities, we are not always able to contact all applicants with feedback.

If you do not hear from us in 5 working days from application, please conclude you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.



strgroup is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


  • Location: Poole, England
  • Salary: Up to £46344.00 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: STR Group Limited
  • Posted: 06-Jul-2022
  • Posted on: careers4a.com