Role Overview:

In a Nutshell…

We have an exciting opportunity for a Finance Analyst to join our team within Vistry London Division, at our office in Brentwood, Essex. The London Division currently delivers 1 out of every 18 new homes in London and continues to play a key role in the continued growth and success of the Vistry Group.  The Finance Analyst is an important role within the London Finance Team, supporting a number of areas that are critical to the continued success of the Division. This 12-month fixed-term role with potential to extend / make permanent, will allow the right candidate to accelerate their career in a dynamic and fast paced environment, giving them exposure to all aspects of regional and divisional operations in a FTSE100 Property Developer.


We are pleased to say, this role can accommodate agile working arrangements.


This is a 12-month fixed-term contract.


Let’s cut to the chase, what’s in it for you…

  • Competitive basic salary and annual bonus
  • Agile working possible (dependent on role)
  • Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Private Healthcare
  • Competitive contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance – 4 x your annual salary
  • Share incentive schemes
  • Employee rewards portal with many more benefits…

In return, what we would like from you…

  • Behave in line with our company values – Integrity, Caring and Quality
  • Newly Qualified / 1 year Post-Qualified Accountant (preferably ACA/ACCA)
  • Effective communicator both with finance and non-finance professionals
  • Ability to work as an effective team member
  • Strong technical acumen with a good understanding of IFRS
  • Drive and ambition are essential to the role
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office with Excel at an advanced level

More about the Finance Analyst role…

  • Ownership of the month end process for one of the Regions within the Vistry London Division. This will include the consolidation of Joint Ventures (JV’s) and Joint Collaborations (JC’s), including the preparation of key variance analysis, balance sheet reconciliations and closure of the regional ledgers each month.
  • Assist in the preparation of the regional monthly management accounts and ad-hoc management information requests for the Divisional Chair / Divisional and Regional Finance Directors / Regional Managing Director and Group Finance Team.
  • Review outputs from junior members of the team (month end / banking journals, JV/JC Funding requests, debtor analysis etc.). Coach and mentor junior members of the team.
  • Support the HY and FY external reporting requirements of the Region and the London Division, building good working relationships with Group Finance and the External Auditors.
  • Assist in the Half-Year and Full-Year audit taking ownership of any Joint Venture / Joint Collaboration queries.
  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements.
  • Support the Divisional FC in maintaining a strong financial control environment across the Division and in providing technical accounting support and challenge to the Regions.
  • Support in the delivery of new initiatives to improve current systems and processes.
  • Ad-hoc project work.

Finally, let’s tell you a bit more about us…

We’re Vistry Group, the UK’s leading provider of affordable mixed-tenure homes. Our core values of integrity, caring, and quality shape all we do; our partnership-led approach helps us build sustainable communities where they’re needed most.

You’re probably familiar with our unmatched portfolio of brands: Linden Homes, Bovis Homes, and Countryside Homes. We also have Vistry Works, our timber frame manufacturing operation, and Vistry Services, our support functions. Together, we build more than homes, so there’s nowhere better to build your career. We’re proud that our culture sees everyone treated fairly and respectfully, with diversity and inclusion a top priority and reasonable adjustments provided during the application process. Join us in making Vistry.


Job Type: Fixed Term Contract – Full Time
Location Detail: Countryside House,The Drive, Brentwood, CM13 3AT

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