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Title:  Assistant Management Accountant


Worcester, West Midlands, GB, WR1 3ZQ

Department:  Financial Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Group
Requisition Number:  186542

Sanctuary is one of the UK’s leading providers of housing, care and community services. With around 13,000 employees, we maintain a culture where diversity is valued and talent is nurtured and rewarded.


Assistant Management Accountant


Worcester based with a balance of home and office working ( 3 days office, 2 days homeworking)


£29,227 - £30,765 per year


35 hours per week


We are looking for an Assistant Management Accountant to join our Finance team based in Worcester. The job sits within The Student and Commercial Finance Team within Group Financial Services which is responsible for all aspects of accounting for the Group. This includes the provision of financial and management accounting services, financial analysis, preparation of annual budgets, treasury, tax and VAT management. This is a great opportunity for someone with experience in a similar role looking to join a fast-paced team that is consistently working towards improving their service delivery.


The role of Assistant Management Accountant will include:

  • Leading on the debt management process including liaising with sites and students
  • Assisting to produce and analyse accurate and timely management and statutory accounting information for internal and external stakeholders
  • Undertaking various types of analytical work around the financials to further support the business needs and add value
  • Assisting with the preparation of annual budgets and quarterly forecasting
  • Assist with audit queries
  • Completion of timely and accurate reconciliations
  • Ad-hoc projects and support for change programmes
  • Being flexible and supporting the team with tasks that need to be completed including cashbook and inbox management


Skills and experiences:

  • AAT qualification or equivalent
  • Strong Excel and analytical skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Problem solving skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • SAP experience would be desirable
  • Recent experience of working in an analytical finance role and working with large data sets is desirable
  • Ability to interpret written instruction and maintain accurate records


Why work for us?

One of the UK’s leading providers of housing, care and commercial services, Sanctuary employs more than 13,000 people and manages over 100,000 units of accommodation throughout England and Scotland, including general rented, retirement living, supported housing, student and key worker accommodation and care homes. Sanctuary also provides a range of other services including maintenance, care and telecare, all of which are delivered by our dedicated employees who are completely committed to customer service.  


Our Benefits    

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, where your wellbeing is of genuine importance, we have developed an attractive employment package. The package recognises your contribution, supports your physical, mental and financial health and gives you the flexibility to tailor your employee benefits by offering:

  • 25 days annual leave (rising to a maximum of 30 days) plus public holidays
  • A pension scheme with matching employer contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Advice Service including counselling
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Voluntary health plans  
  • Employee discounts
  • Wellbeing support and tools
  • Employee recognition scheme
  • £29,227 per annum (rising to £30,765 per annum after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)


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Closing Date: 15 August 2022


We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.


‘For an insight into what it’s like to work for us, take a look at #LifeatSanctuary on Twitter’


Building Equality and Diversity

Sanctuary Group encourages and welcomes applications from people from diverse backgrounds to support our commitment to offering an inclusive environment for our employees and customers. 
We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent unlawful working.
Sanctuary Group is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.

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