Current staff vacancies

Rent and Service Charge Accountant

Location: London EC4A 3EB

Hours/Week: 35hours/week, Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £38,000.00 - £42,000.00

 

About Us

People come to work for Habinteg because they believe in what matters to us. Inclusion drives all that we do, be that the services we offer to tenants, the environments we create or the homes we deliver. One in four people in this country are disabled but most homes are designed to exclude them. We believe in designing homes and creating neighbourhoods that everyone can share and enjoy.  We have 3350 homes across the country from Tyneside to Cornwall. We are champions of the Lifetime Homes Standard and provide expert training and consultancy through our Centre for Accessible Environments (CAE) in-house team.

About the Role

This role of the Rent and Service Charge Accountant will be fundamental to providing customers with an excellent service as well as having responsibility for the organisation’s main income stream. Reporting to the Head of Finance, the key responsibilities of the Rent and Service Charge Accountant are to:

•           Take sole responsibility for Habinteg’s Rent and Service Charge accounting, including setting Rents and Service Charges, maintaining accurate data, and reporting the state of Rent and Service Charges to the EMT and the Board

•           Be the organisational lead for Rents and Service Charge policy – staying up to date on current legislation, ensuring best practice at all times as well as informing the organisation of any legislative changes

•           Lead on various projects with Rent and Service Charge such as data cleansing, moving away from manual data towards automation, as well as investigating and enacting methods to improve efficiency

•           Perform the annual Rent and Service Charge reviews, in addition to ad hoc reviews to ensure income is maximised and errors are minimised

•           Ensure Business as Usual is maintained during peak times of the year, meeting key weekly and monthly deadlines, as well as being responsible for preparing relevant regulatory reports.

 

About You

As a sole role within Rent and Service Charge, this CV enhancing position will give you autonomy over the function, meaning this is an opportunity to shape the role yourself, with success being measured through achieving accuracy and efficiency as well as delivering on projects to lead the function forwards for the future. The role comes with a strong benefits package, including flexible working, and joins a bright and close-knit team in the heart of London with excellent transport links. To be considered, please meet the following criteria:

•           Have excellent data manipulation and analysis skills, ideally demonstrated within Rent and/or Service Charge accounting, though candidates with excellent Excel skills without prior relevant experience are still encouraged to apply

•           Demonstrate an awareness of, and desire to remain up to date with, current Housing legislation and regulations

•           Have strong people skills, communication ability, and the maturity to take the lead on a crucial area of income for a successful organisation.

Applications will be under constant review before the closing date, so please either click Apply or send your CV to stuartthomson@robertsonbell.co.uk without delay.

 

Closing date for the position is Sunday 19th January 2020

Interviews will take place on 29th, 30th, and 31st January 2020 in Holborn

 

Head of IT

Location: Bradford, BD11 1DR

Hours/Week: Full Time (35 hours per week), Permanent

Salary: £53,729.00

 

About Us

People come to work for Habinteg because they believe in what matters to us. Inclusion drives all that we do, be that the services we offer to tenants, the environments we create or the homes we deliver. One in four people in this country are disabled but most homes are designed to exclude them. We believe in designing homes and creating neighbourhoods that everyone can share and enjoy.  We have 3350 homes across the country from Tyneside to Cornwall. We are champions of the Lifetime Homes Standard and provide expert training and consultancy through our Centre for Accessible Environments (CAE) in-house team.

 

About the Role

Come and join Habinteg to deliver a high quality and customer focussed IT service.  Reporting directly to the Director of Finance & Resources, you will lead a team of four IT staff following a restructure that was completed in December 2019.  You will be responsible for both infrastructure and application support and you will need to work across the Association as part of the Operational Management Team. In particular, the role requires you to be:

•           Acting as a credible lead business partner for IT spend, service management and digital business enablement

•           Managing the IT team, its resources and suppliers to ensure Value For Money and exceptional customer experience

•           Accountable for IT Service delivery and Operational agreements with internal and external customers

•           Innovating processes, procedures and engagement to improve service

•           Budget management comprehension, including supplier and contract negotiation

•           Technical thought leadership and escalation point for resolution management, taking well-considered risk

•           Varied and diverse business applications experience and technical IT operational knowledge, with particular involvement in a Housing Association background would be beneficial

•           Prepared to challenge the business leads to determine what is acceptable and appropriate, using knowledge, people skills and persuasion

 

About You

You will be self-motivated, interested in the latest developments and committed to delivering a high quality IT service.  An experienced IT professional, ideally with a range of experience in service management, motivating staff, delivering innovation, ensuring robust infrastructure, managing Service Level Agreements and risk, monitoring KPIs and supporting staff in delivering a premium service. You will have excellent communication skills and be able to demonstrate an understanding and commitment to Habinteg’s inclusive housing mission. You will be flexible and agile in your approach, being able to adapt to different circumstances and travel to different locations.

 

To find out more about Habinteg and the role, please see the recruitment pack here.

 

Closing date for the position is Thursday 23rd January 2020

Interviews will take place on Friday 31st January 2020         

 

Property Contract Surveyor – North/West and Midlands

Based: Flexible, areas of coverage: West Yorkshire, Lancashire, Chesterfield, Shropshire, Birmingham, Wrexham
Hours: Full-time - 35 hours/week, permanent
Salary: £35,152.26

 

About Us

People come to work for Habinteg because they believe in what matters to us. Inclusion drives all that we do, be that the services we offer to tenants, the environments we create or the homes we deliver. One in four people in this country are disabled but most homes are designed to exclude them. We believe in designing homes and creating neighbourhoods that everyone can share and enjoy.  We have 3350 homes across the country from Tyneside to Cornwall. We are champions of the Lifetime Homes Standard and provide expert training and consultancy through our Centre for Accessible Environments (CAE) in-house team.

 

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity to join the asset management team following a restructure and recent procurement of our repairs and maintenance services. You will play a key role in managing the new maintenance contractors in the region, you will engage on a daily basis with your housing management colleagues, customers and stakeholders to ensure that high performance cost effective repair and maintenance service. The area of operation is regional, working in the West Yorkshire, Lancashire, North Wales, and West Midlands areas.

 

About You

You will be an experienced surveyor in the housing sector ideally with a range of experience managing contractors and delivering a great service to customers. You will have excellent communication skills and be able to demonstrate an understanding and commitment to Habinteg’s  inclusive housing mission.

You will need to demonstrate experience in delivering a repair and maintenance service, diagnosis and costs control and working within a contract management framework in your previous roles.

You will be flexible and agile in your approach, being able to adapt your approach to different circumstances and be able to travel to different locations within your regional area.

You will need strong written and verbal communication skills and represent Habinteg when dealing with contractors and customers alike.

The role requires the ability to drive and access to a car. Occasional overnight stays and working outside usual office hours will also be required

 

Closing date: Thursday 30th January 2020
Interview date: Thursday 06th February 2020

 

Please click this link for further information on this role

 

Why work for us

  • Multiple opportunities for role related training which can be done online or face to face. This includes professional qualifications relevant to the role.
  • Pension scheme where Habinteg will match your contribution up until 10%
  • Cycle scheme where you can purchase a bike and pay the cost monthly through your salary.
  • Free eye test and a contribution towards new glasses
  • Life assurance scheme

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the HR department:
E-mail: recruitment@habinteg.org.uk

 

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