Director of Finance - Social Housing

Posted 4 April by Goodman Masson Easy Apply

An exceptional opportunity to join one of London's leading housing associations as the Director of Finance. This innovative and ambitious organisation is in a strong financial state and who are focused on improving and development, something the new Director of Finance will be playing a key role in.

Reporting to the Chief Exec, as the Director of Finance you will lead the finance and IT functions and will be responsible for developing new strategies to aid organisational growth. As the Finance Director it will be your responsibility to enquire, analyse and develop strategies surrounding potential opportunities whilst also reviewing the organisations internal performance and processes. As the organisation grows you will bring commerciality to the team and will play a critical role in its development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To ensure that efficient, reliable, cost effective Finance, Treasury & Procurement services are delivered to all users engendering high levels of customer satisfaction
  • Develop, communicate and continually review the financial plan; enabling the association to deliver a strong financial performance
  • Provide advice to the Board, Executive and colleagues on Finance and Procurement related matters
  • Be a prime source of finance and procurement expertise within the business
  • Lead on financial management reporting including the preparation of Management Accounts, Statutory Accounts, Budgets and Forecasts within deadlines

Key Skills:

  • You will be a fully qualified ACA finance professional
  • Liaison with external and internal auditors including being the principle contact for statutory audits
  • The ability to think logically or laterally, and using ingenuity to remove or get around difficulties
  • At least 4 years managerial experience leading teams of 8+
  • Ability to motivate and develop staff and confront under performance
  • Technically strong with a good understanding of technical accounting
  • A natural leadership style and strong people management skills that will help motivate, increase performance and capability

Reference: 34830002

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