Finance Officer

Company Description

We are Local Space, a 2,700-home registered provider of social housing operating in East London & Essex. We are a G1 V1 rated RP (Registered Provider). We are Investors in People accredited and are the only housing association to hold the sector’s highest credit rating, AA-.

Originally formed by the London Borough of Newham as an innovative and independent vehicle for the acquisition and refurbishment of temporary accommodation. We work in 8 London boroughs and across a variety of districts in Essex. We continue to buy and refurbish properties and added 300 homes to our stock last year. We also offer intermediate rented homes for local key workers.

We know that one of the best ways we can achieve greater quality of life for customers is to provide them with a home they can be proud of and deliver cutting-edge services that are a pleasure to use. That’s why we’ve tripled the size of our component replacement and planned works programmes and are making a major investment in the development of our repairs and online services over the next 4 years.



Finance Officer

Salary: £32,240 per annum plus benefits



The Finance Officer plays an active role in payment procedures, this ranges from processing invoices to setting up BACS payments whilst supporting Finance projects.

Additionally, the Finance Officer will have the responsibility of handling invoices and liaising with budget holders regarding the progression of payments as well as preparing invoices, checking and reconciling supplier statements and adhering to Local Space’s financial controls and regulations.


Other information

We operate hybrid working – our staff work both remotely and from our office in the heart of east London, a short walk from Stratford station, Westfield Shopping Centre and the Olympic Park.

Our benefits include a generous annual leave allowance, healthcare cashback plan, life assurance, support for professional qualifications, and much more.

We are committed to developing a culture of healthy work/life balance, job satisfaction and high performance where staff are motivated to deliver excellent services to our customers.


Closing date: 10:00am 2nd November 2022, However, we may close the advert earlier if we have an overwhelming response.

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