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Jobs At Hodge
Closing Date:
23rd of May 2023
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Do you want to be part of a force for good, helping to make life better for customers & society in the moments that matter? At Hodge, we put people at the heart of our business and that means our customers, colleagues and communities. Hodge is a Welsh financial service provider that focus on commercial lending, and specialist residential mortgage markets. The company is unique in that it is 79% owned by the Hodge Foundation, a charity established in 1962 that awards grants to registered charities and is funded by the profits from Hodge.

Hodge is excited to offer a Trainee Management Accountant role within our Finance team. This role is designed to provide invaluable experience and knowledge in all aspects of management accounts and Treasury back office processes. As a member of this team, you will be working closely with experienced professionals who are passionate about sharing their expertise and fostering professional growth.

Hodge will support the right candidate to advance their studies towards obtaining the ACCA qualification or an equivalent certification.


  •  Support month end close activities, including posting journals and updating non Finance data in the management accounts.
  • Complete balance sheet reconciliations with appropriate support for the balance, working with the business to resolve open items.
  • Responsible for the daily finance activities, supporting the general ledger process.
  • Responsible for Treasury back office processes, ensuring accuracy of data in systems and information provided internally and to 3rd party.
  • Support the Financial Reporting Manager with external audit requests.
  • Establish, maintain and review job cards (systems of internal control) to ensure that they are sufficiently robust to adequately safeguard the Group’s assets and where weaknesses are identifying ensure remedial action is taken in a timely manner.
  • Understand the output of the department, putting in place controls and reconciliations to ensure accounting discrepancies are identified and take ownership of issues through to a satisfactory conclusion.
  • Undertake any other reasonable tasks as and when requested by the Management Accounting Manager or Financial Controller.
  • Study towards the ACCA qualification or equivalent in line with the terms set out within the training contract (if applicable).

What do we need from you?

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Mathematics (grade A-C) at GCSE level or equivalent
  • Sound accounting and financial acumen
  • Strong organisational and communication skills
  • Ability to deliver against set deadlines
  • Self-motivated
  • Understanding and awareness of the economic environment

Don’t miss out on the chance to gain invaluable experience and build a solid foundation for a successful future in finance. Apply now.

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.