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Jobs At Hodge
Closing Date:
28th of July 2023
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Management Accountant

Hodge are a financial services business focused on the retail savings, commercial lending and specialist residential mortgage markets.  Working at Hodge is about making a difference. That starts with our purpose: we make life better for customers and society in the moments that matter.

For over 50 years, we’ve shared the same simple mission: to really make a positive difference for our customers and communities. This ethos is in our DNA, as we are 79% owned by a charity, the Hodge Foundation.

The thing that sets us up to succeed with that mission is our people. We are so proud to have exceptional colleagues at Hodge, and we look to develop and invest in our people through their careers. Hodge is at its best when we enable our people to be their best!

The Management Accountant will ensure the accurate and timely production of financial and management information of Group entities, to the Directors, to support the achievement of the business plan and strategic objectives.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Review month-end packs, including P&L, balance sheet and balance sheet reconciliation.
  • Prepare the Board consolidated monthly management account pack.
  • Support in the preparation of the Groups Investor Pack.
  • Complete the Jane Hodge Foundation (JHF) monthly management accounts, including P&L, balance sheet and balance sheet reconciliation.
  • Management of cash position, including interim dividend recommendations.
  • Support cash transfers and VAT returns for the business entities
  • Work closely with professional advisers to ensure corporation tax payments and returns are completed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Budgeting and forecasting, including ICAAP scenarios and sensitivity. Liaise with the Business Partners on inputs/assumptions used in the forecast.
  • Responsible for the monthly intergroup settlements, including reconciliation and approval of internal transfers.
  • Prepare the quarterly group P&L and balance sheet consolidation file.

What we need from you:

  • Degree level education
  • Qualified Accountant – ACA/ACCA or equivalent qualification
  • Proven experience with communication to senior management
  • Experience is preparing Financial Statements
  • Sound accounting and financial acumen
  • Negotiation and influencing skills
  • Strong organisational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to deliver results
  • Self Motivated
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Commitment to high level customer service
  • Understanding and awareness of economic environment
  • People management
  • Excellent IT skills

In return we offer:

  • Based in Cardiff City Centre or remote operating in a highly flexible Hybrid workspace.
  • Private Medical & Health Insurance
  • 28 days Holiday with the option to buy more.
  • Subsidised Gym Membership.
  • Extensive learning and development programme
  • Generous, personalised benefits package
  • Company pension contribution up to 15%
  • 4 days on top of annual leave for community and charity work
  • Flexible working options

Please be aware that should we pursue your application, all our Financial Services employees will be expected to complete background checks to assess suitability for employment, these include; a criminal record, identity, sanctions, adverse finance, fraud prevention and reference checks to comply with our regulatory requirements.

Hodge is an advocate of being an equal opportunities employer, We believe in promoting equality and diversity which is central to our lives today. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and recognises the value a diverse workforce brings to an organisation.

ESG and sustainability are at the heart of everything we do and serves as a reminder of the responsibility we have to our stakeholders, customers, colleagues and the communities we operate in to use our position wisely. We’re currently exploring different certifications available and have done an initial review of how we think we’d fare, as we see this as a real opportunity for Hodge given our social purpose