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Planned Maintenance Accountant (Maintenance Finance)

Stratford, London, E15 4PH or Sale, Manchester, M33 6AG
Up to £52,000 depending on experience and location
Closing date
26 Feb 2024

Job Details

Title: Planned Maintenance Accountant (Maintenance Finance)

Contract Type: Permanent - Full time 35 Hours Per Week

Location: Stratford, London, E15 4PH or Sale, Manchester, M33 6AG

Persona: Agile - Office based 20-40% 
Salary: Upto £52,000 depending on experience and location
Closing date for completed applications: 26th February 2024

Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to close the advertisement and interview earlier than stated.

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The Finance department at L&Q have an exciting role for a Planned Maintenance Accountant, sharing responsibility for the provision of management accounting service across a £2bn business plan and applying commercial approaches to the delivery of our charitable objectives.

Responsibilities of the Planned Maintenance Accountant include:

·       Collaborate, build relationships and influence a variety of business partners - including senior decision makers; Collaborate and build relationships with a variety of business partners - including senior decision makers

·       Implementation of consolidated management and financial reports

·       Supervise year end accounting processes to deliver a financial framework which leads to seamless Group reporting

·       Develop the financial information that we provide to business partners – supporting improved operational decision making

·       Lead finance projects including: financial accounting reviews, system improvements, cost driver analysis, annual budgeting, quarterly forecasting and resource allocation reviews

·       Develop an excellent knowledge of the business area; working with business partners and managers to set priorities for financial analysis and service improvement with a particular focus on financial control.

L&Q is a dynamic organisation responding to regular change and business improvement. To take advantage of this opportunity you will need to be a dynamic, self-motivated individual who is able to meet the following criteria:

·       Be a fully qualified (CCAB) accountant with strong academic record

·       Experience of management or financial accounting in a complex organisation

·       Commercial, audit, and public sector experience welcome

·       Have excellent technical accounting knowledge and an understanding of IFRS and UK GAAP

·       Be an excellent communicator; with the ability to influence senior decision makers

·       Have a proven track record delivering complex projects

·       Have excellent computer, financial systems and analytical skills including advance Excel, and financial reporting tools.

If you are interested in this role and have the experience required, then apply without delay!

At the foundation of everything that we do are our corporate values and associated behaviours. Our organisational behavioural framework outlines the core expectations of all employees, which should be demonstrated at all times when representing L&Q.   More information about L&Q’s values can be found on our website and a copy of our behavioural framework can be provided on request.

Our commitments

At L&Q, people are at the heart of our business and our success depends on employing the best people and getting the best from them.  This is why we are committed to developing our people. It's only by investing in a well-trained and motivated workforce that we can continue to prosper and sustain business success.

In addition to our support and training, the successful candidate will have access to our full suite of benefits including 26 days holiday rising to 31 days with length of service, annual bonus subject to group performance, excellent Pension scheme, Benenden Healthcare, an employee assistance programme and non-contributory life assurance.

We are committed to supporting your work-life balance and recognise the changing demands and circumstances in life.  Please let us know during the recruitment process if you’re interested in part time working or job sharing.  In addition, should your circumstances change once you have joined L&Q, you can also request flexible working arrangements, e.g. a change to working hours - if it’s feasible then we’ll make it happen.

We are recognised externally for our commitment to inclusion.  We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident (Committed) employer and have signed the Time to Change Employer Pledge to demonstrate our commitment to end mental health discrimination in the workplace.

We expect all of our employees to support our environmental policy and social responsibility work. We are an employer committed to environmental and social responsibility.

L&Q is a regulated charitable housing association and one of the UK’s most successful independent social businesses. The L&Q Group houses around 250,000 people in more than 97,000 homes, primarily across London and the South East.

As a charitable organisation, our role goes beyond providing homes and housing services. We are a long-term partner in the neighbourhoods where we work. We hope to build aspiration, opportunity and confidence in our communities through our £250 million L&Q Foundation and our skills academy.

In response to the housing and affordability crisis, we will build 100,000 new homes over ten years. Of these, 60,000 homes will be built or funded by L&Q, whilst a further 40,000 will come through partnerships. Crucially, at least 50% of these new homes will be genuinely affordable, with a target of 60% in London.

Our vision is that everyone has a quality home they can afford, and we combine our social purpose with commercial drive to create homes and neighbourhoods everyone can be proud of.


We house around 250,000 people in more than 105,000 homes, primarily across London and the South East – but we’re more than just a registered charitable housing association.

We are a long-term partner in the neighbourhoods where we work. We build aspiration, opportunity and confidence for everyone in our communities.

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