Rent Accounting Officer

Date Posted 23/05/2024

Application Closing Date 20/06/2024 23:59

Hours 36 per week

Salary £26,000

Location Salford

Everything we do aims to positively impact the lives of our social housing tenants and deliver on what matters to them and their communities. We provide safe, well-maintained, sustainable homes and deliver customer-focused services. ForHousing is a place where everyone can thrive and be themselves.


As part of our Finance team, you’ll ensure that contents insurance is promoted to tenants and assist in posting all rent charges and transactions. You’ll support the wider finance team and our private rented sector team (ForLiving).


Why ForHousing?

  • Hybrid working – most of your time can be spent working at home, or you’re free to spend more time in the office if you prefer. There will be a requirement to attend the office on occasion.
  • Agile working – we are outcome driven, so we empower you to do your best work, in the way that works best for you.
  • STAR – through our partnership with STAR you can save money on everyday spending and make your money go further with discounts across a wide range of shops and products.
  • Smartech – purchase technology or white goods and spread the cost.
  • Wellbeing centre – gym discounts, exercise videos, mindfulness tools, nutrition advice, financial advice and more.
  • Cycle to work scheme – save up to 40% on bikes and equipment.
  • Employee Assistance Programme – access to a 24/7 counselling and support helpline.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Assisting with posting all rent charges and transactions.
  • Providing financial information and guidance.
  • Working with the rent control team to resolve queries.
  • Producing annual and quarterly statements for tenants in rent arrears.
  • Processing rent refunds to tenants.
  • Ensuring correct rent charges are charged to new tenants.
  • Being a link between the finance team and the PRS (private rented sector) team.


What we’re looking for:

  • Great communications skills and attention to detail.
  • Experience in a similar environment would be ideal.
  • An understanding of rent regulations and legislation would be ideal.


ForHousing is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We especially welcome applicants from the Armed Forces community.


If you need any adjustments to be made to our recruitment process, please get in touch with the team on


Please note we reserve the right to close this advert early, depending on application volumes.