Project Accountant

Posted 26/04/2024 by Golding Homes

Remote job
ME14, Allington, Kent
£52,500/annum plus excellent benefits

Project Accountant 

Maidstone – Hybrid  

£52,500 per annum plus excellent benefits 

Full Time 

Fixed Term Contract - 18months 

Closing Date: Midnight Friday 10 May 2024  

Interview Date: 15th May 2024 

We are Golding Homes – thank you for looking!  

'It is a great time to join Golding as we are an efficient, local, visible and listening employer, providing sustainable homes and communities.' We have an established track record for building quality homes and investing in our local communities.   

We now have an opportunity for a Project Accountant to support the Financial Controller and Finance team colleagues in delivering Golding’s Financial Strategy.   

This role will require 1-3 days in the office each week depending on business needs. 




In this key position you will play a crucial role in ensuring the financial success of our ‘Fit for the Future’ transformation programme. You will deliver accurate financial analysis and reporting to track project performance and provide variance analyses along with preparing and monitoring project budgets, identifying areas for cost savings. With excellent attention to detail, you will ensure that appropriate financial controls are implemented, reporting on identified weaknesses or breaches. 

More about you. What can you bring?    

  • Professional accounting qualification (ACCA/ACA/CIMA/CIPFA)   

  • Experience of project accounting, and detailed financial analysis  

  • Experience of presenting financial analysis to mixed audiences  

  • Experience of delivering outputs to multiple stakeholders to strict deadlines  

  • Experience of process review tools and managing associated workflows  

  • Basic knowledge of social housing activities  

  • Basic knowledge of housing finance, and the Housing SoRP  

  • Good technical accounting understanding  

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills  

  • High standard of written and verbal communication  

  • Well-organised with a keen eye for detail  

  • Excellent analytical skills  

  • Good all-round IT skills, previous use of housing sector tools an advantage  

When and where you'll be doing it  


You will enjoy a 37-hour working week and earn an annual salary of circa £52,500 per annum dependent upon your knowledge, skills and experience.  


Our Hub, Home, Roam approach allows you to work from wherever suits you best whilst also having a central workspace to collaborate and come together. Our head office is in central Maidstone and is a new, modern and bright space which inspires creativity and innovation.  


What will you get in return?  


Creating an environment which enables our people to thrive is crucial for us and our Total Reward package goes beyond your salary, designed to support you throughout your working life here.  


You’ll get:  


  • 28 days annual leave per year (plus bank holidays)  

  • Company Pension contribution and life assurance  

  • Flexible Benefits including health cash plan, additional holiday purchase, cycle to work scheme, onsite gym, retail discounts and more.  

  • An annual Wellbeing Fund    


We reserve the right to close the advert earlier if we receive a high number of applications so, please apply early to avoid disappointment. 

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