Finance Operations Team Leader job in Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne 37 hours perweek with flexi time

Finance Operations Team Leader

  • Employer - Karbon Homes
  • Reference number -
  • Sector - Public - local government
  • Department - Finance
  • Location: - Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Salary - £36,414 per annum
  • Duration - Permanent
  • Hours - Full time | 37 hours perweek with flexi time
  • Closing date - Sunday, 20 October 2019

Job Description


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Finance Operations Team Leader, within our Finance Team.

Come and join our team

Here at Karbon, we believe housing should be accessible and affordable for all. This is the driving force behind everything we do.

We provide quality homes and continued support for our customers. Working with our partners we make a difference by creating thriving urban and rural communities across the North of England.

The needs of our customers are always at the heart of our work. By listening and responding to what they want to see in their local area we are able to build real communities together.

It is this open and honest approach that defines Karbon to our staff, customers, and partners and within the industry as a whole.

We are looking for a Finance Operations Team Leader

Here is some key information you'll want to know right away:

This is a permanent role

Salary is GBP 36,414 per annum

Location: Gosforth

Hours: 37 hours perweek with flexi time

As the Finance Operations Team Leader, you will lead the team responsible for the effective administration of the cashbook, purchase and sales ledgers. The teamis dispersed over two sites and the role is fast paced requiring a degree of flexibility and the ability to make decsions, prioritise work and assign staff as necessary.  We are looking for an enthusiastic colleague who is committed to providing the highest possible standard of service to customers and giving guidance, support and direction as appropriate and also be an active member of the finance team encouraging collaboration and working across boundaries to ensure the best possible serviceis delivered.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate:

Astrong record of demonstrable achievement in service delivery of finance services

Ability to work under pressure, prioritisng work and staff as appropriate

Preferably with experience of using accounting software packages

Preferably experience of using Open Housing and Open Accounts

Experience of collaborating and working as part of an effective team

A positive approach to problem solving open to new ideas and demonstrating continuous improvement

Preferably qualified or working towards an AAT or similar professional qualification

For further details please refer to the Role Description at the foot of this advert.

To give yourself the best chance ofbeing shortlisted, you need to provide full details and examples in the Supporting Statement based on the criteria in the person specification.

For further information about the role please contact Lynn Horrocks, FinanceOperations Team Leader, on 0191 223 8042.

Karbon Homes is committed to equality and diversity and is an inclusive employer. We welcome applications from peopleof all ages, disability/non-disability, ethnicities, genders, religions, sexualities, transgender status, and cultural backgrounds.  Any candidate with a disability who meets the essential criteria for the post will be guaranteed an interview.

Role Description

Contact information

Further details including the application form, job description and person specification are available from the Karbon Homes website – 

Interview information

Week commencing 28th October 2019

How to apply

Please see the contact information section above for details about how to apply for this job.

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