Longhurst Group is one of the leading providers of housing, support and care solutions in the UK. Our highly successful finance team are now hiring.

Working within the Operational Finance Team you will be responsible for the Service Charge Team ensuring the correct setting and reviewing of Service Charges for new and existing schemes including those in our Care and Support area of business.

You will add value by co-ordinating the annual rent and service charge review process working with the Operational Finance Manager ensuring compliance with government guidelines.

As a skilled Service Charge Team Leader your work links direct to the bigger picture to improve lives in line with our 2025 business strategy.

For this post, knowledge of Housing is not necessarily needed, but we are looking for people who are organised and methodical with a meticulous eye for detail who can adapt well and work under pressure.

You will ideally;

Developed yourself and attained AAT or equivalent qualification
Possess good IT skills and be committed to improving skills in this and other areas through continuous training and development, living our “push the boundaries value”.
Knowledge of Service Charge accounting principles and techniques.
Knowledge of Housing Benefit regulations.
Demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively with multiple stakeholders whilst also leading and developing a high performing team.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Very good attention to detail, accuracy and timeliness

We value your support.

Our commitment in return for your expertise is to provide you with the following;

A minimum of 26 days “plus” bank holidays*.
Up to 1400 internal bite size courses available via our internal learning system you can explore to self-develop your career:
Free parking.
A generous sick pay entitlement.
Family friendly maternity and paternity pay scheme.
Free counselling available to all employees.
Access to all our internal career opportunities across the entire business.

5 core values underpin everything we do each day at Longhurst Group.

In it together – You’ll be driven to help us to improve lives together.
Heartfelt Service – You’re values are to care for customers and colleagues.
Own it – You have pride and passion in all you do.
Push the boundaries – You’re always looking for new ways to improve the way you work.
Fun and Fair- You work hard but you treat everybody with respect.

Click here to see how Longhurst Group will meet our 2025 Improving Lives agenda.

If your application shows that you share our values, we'll invite you to meet one of our team. We can’t wait to meet you…

Simply hit apply now to start improving lives.

(The important things – Naturally working with our customers we need to complete pre-employment checks before you join us. A DBS may be required to work with our customers along with Right to Work checks before you start. We know you want to join us as soon as possible and we will process these checks as quickly as we can so we can welcome you to our team)

Vacancy closes - 19th July
Interviews - Week commencing 27th July via Microsoft Teams.