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Development Officer

Salary Range £26,906 – £30,075

Scottish Borders Housing Association is a Charitable Registered Social Landlord owning 5,662 properties, with a turnover of £21m, employing 188 staff, including an in-house property services team who deliver SBHA’s response and void repairs and around 40% of SBHA’s planned maintenance programme.

Created by Tenants for Tenants, our mission is to deliver the best housing choices, solutions and services that they possibly can. With an aim to maximise the organisations ability to invest in homes and communities, partnerships and our people at the forefront of their strategy going forward.

Reporting to the Head of Asset Planning and Development, this role will be responsible for the co-ordination of the funding and delivery of projects for the development of new affordable housing through a mixture of new build and refurbishment works to meet SBHA’s brief and objectives, ensuring that appropriate program, quality and cost targets are met.

Educated to HND standard or equivalent, the successful candidate will have experience of detailed budget management and control as well as experience in the building development process. You will be able to administer the financial, legal and technical aspects of acquisition, design and construction.  

Customer focused with a “can do” attitude, you will possess excellent communication skills and demonstrate resilience and commitment.

This is a unique opportunity to join a leading organisation, offering personal challenge along with growth potential, working as part of a dynamic team, set within an idyllic rural location, offering an alternative to the daily stress of commuting.

For a confidential discussion about the role and the organisation, visit www.aspenpeople.co.uk/SBHA or contact Nigel Fortnum or Mike Orr at Aspen People on 0141 212 7555.

Closing date for applications – Tuesday 8th May 2018

 

Home Investment Coordinator (formerly known as Planned Maintenance Coordinator)

Salary Range £33,241 – £39,572 (pay review pending)

Scottish Borders Housing Association is a Charitable Registered Social Landlord owning 5,662 properties, with a turnover of £21m, employing 188 staff, including an in-house property services team who deliver SBHA’s response and void repairs and around 40% of SBHA’s planned maintenance programme.

Created by Tenants for Tenants, our mission is to deliver the best housing choices, solutions and services that they possibly can. With an aim to maximise the organisations ability to invest in homes and communities, partnerships and our people at the forefront of their strategy going forward.

Reporting to the Heads of Service, this role will assist and support with the efficient and effective delivery of general management, performance and financial accountability for Planned Works services to the Tenants ensuring customer satisfaction and value for money.

The role will have responsibility for a safe service delivery and supervision of staff ensuring that they have a clear focus on quality, customer focus and are motivated to achieve challenging objectives.

HND / Diploma qualified, the successful candidate will have at least five years at a senior supervisory level in a surveying / maintenance or development service organisation. A proven track record of delivering high quality performance against challenging targets is essential for the role as is procurement experience and of managing complex budgets. 

Customer focused with a “can do” attitude, you will possess excellent communication skills and demonstrate resilience, commitment and leadership.

This is a unique opportunity to join a leading organisation, offering personal challenge along with growth potential, working as part of a dynamic team, set within an idyllic rural location, offering an alternative to the daily stress of commuting.

For a confidential discussion about the role and the organisation, visit www.aspenpeople.co.uk/SBHA or contact Nigel Fortnum or Mike Orr at Aspen People on 0141 212 7555.

Closing date for applications – Tuesday 8th May 2018

 

Tenant Participation Assistant Student Placement

Salary £17,411 pa pro rata

 Fixed term summer placement in Selkirk, Scottish Borders

 Scottish Borders Housing Association (SBHA) provides good quality homes to over 5600 tenants and over 40 communities. We are ambitious and strive to create great places to live for our Tenants – you can help us achieve this through increasing Tenant participation and improving our scrutiny practices.

 Your discipline is not important if you have a wide range of skills and abilities and are motivated to work in partnership, engage with volunteers and carry out project work that will make a real impact.   In return you will gain valuable experience and an understanding of customer needs and participation in a supportive and innovative organisation.

 Closing Date:             4th May 2018

 Interviews :                15th/16th May 2018

 Possible start date:      4th June 2018

 

Finance and Customer Services Assistant

Fixed term post for two years

Salary £17,411 to £20,576 per annum (under review)

Based in Selkirk, we are looking for assistance within a busy finance section, for the provision of a full range of finance workload and activities.

Key tasks will be to:

  • Collect sundry debts and former tenant arrears;
  • Process sales ledger transactions and reconcile sales ledger to control sheets;
  • Process purchase ledger invoices; and
  • Assist other team members in all finance functions.

You will have practical experience of day to day accounting tasks and computer based finance systems. Along with excellent customer service and interpersonal skills, you will demonstrate attention to detail and the ability to work efficiently and confidently as a key member of our Finance Team.

Closing Date:  19th April 2018

 

Finance Coordinator (Qualified or finalist level)

Salary £33,241 to £39,572 (under review)

This is a fantastic “hands on” role within a not-for-profit organisation. You will be part of a high performing finance team (approx.. 7 people) and be given the opportunity to add significant value to the Association and play a key part in Association projects.

This would suit a qualified Accountant or finalist currently studying ACCA/CA or CIMA that would like to have exposure to a full ranging Accountant role. This is a full time and permanent role within an established Finance team

Some of the key duties:

  • Preparation and review of monthly I&E, balance sheet, management accounts and cashflow forecasts
  • Assist with the budgeting and performance forecasting process
  • Reporting to and deputising for the Finance Manager
  • Journal entry preparation, corrections and posting as required

Key Skills/Experience

  • Qualified or Finalist level – ACCA/CIMA/CA
  • Previous hands on experience of management accounts within a Housing Association or Not-for Profit organisation would be desirable
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent communication skills

Closing Date: 19th April 2018

 

Finance Officer

Salary circa £26,906 – £30,075 (under review) plus study package

As part of a busy finance department you will be heavily involved in the implementation and development of the accounting systems and processes to ensure the delivery of accurate, timely and efficient financial information.

This would suit an individual who has an all round knowledge of finance department activity and has previously been involved in systems development.

Some of the key duties:

  •  Working closely with other departments, you will project manage the review, implementation and development of financial systems that best support the needs of the business
    .   Lead on job costing and financial analysis
    ·    Participate in the budgeting, month end and statutory accounts processes
    ·    Contribute to the ongoing development of finance section processes and procedures ensuring value for money from the service
    ·    Journal entry preparation, corrections and posting as required

Key skills/Experience:

  •  Educated to at least HND level and working towards qualification
    ·    Previous experience of integrated financial systems
    ·    Project management skills
    ·    An all-round knowledge of finance processes and procedures

Closing Date: 19 April 2018

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