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Director of Resources

Posted 17 May by Robert Half
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Salary icon £75,000 - £82,000 per annum
Location icon Carmarthen , Dyfed

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Robert Half Talent Solutions have partnered with Stori, to secure their new Director of Resources. Stori work with people across Wales who need access to housing and specialist support to get life back on track.

The new Director of Resources will play a crucial role in supporting the organisation's Vision and Strategic Aims. Alongside overseeing finance and corporate responsibilities, the role includes serving as Company Secretary for Stori Wales. The successful candidate will provide strategic leadership in Finance, Human Resources, Governance, and Assurance.

Reporting directly into the CEO, you will provide the the Executive Leadership Team and the Board with robust analysis of the financial, people and regulatory position of the organisation.

Salary: £75,000 - £82,000

Hybrid working: A minimum of 1-2 days per week at Head Office in Carmarthen, with flexibility to work across Stori's other office bases where required (Swansea, Pontypool, Bangor)

Key Responsibilities

Financial Management and Control

  • Develop a five-year financial strategy with the CEO, aligning with Board policies, legal, and regulatory requirements.
  • Create 30 and 5-year financial business plans for Board approval and submission to Welsh Government, with annual sensitivity analysis.
  • Lead the preparation of annual accounts and ensure compliance with legal/regulative requirements for auditors.
  • Prepare annual budgets for capital and revenue items with budget holders, monitor expenditure, and secure Board approval.
  • Present yearly financial plan updates and changes to the Board of Management.
  • Provide monthly cost variance reports to budget holders and advise on corrective actions.
  • Ensure monthly financial reporting to the CEO on P&L performance.

Human Resources

  • Collaborate with the HR Manager to develop and deliver People strategies and KPIs.
  • Oversee HR strategies, policies, and procedures, ensuring compliance with legislation and best practices.
  • Lead equality, diversity, and inclusion efforts with the Governance Manager.
  • Ensure HR systems are effective and provide management information.
  • Lead employee engagement and manage talent attraction, recruitment, and retention.
  • Manage pay benchmarking surveys to inform reward strategies.
  • Lead the HR team in producing key people metrics reports for the Board of Management.

Risk Management and Governance

  • Lead governance and assurance efforts with the CEO, ensuring compliance with legal, regulatory, and contractual requirements.

Benefits of working at Stori

  • Enhanced Annual Leave - 27 days (+ Bank Holidays).
  • An additional 'Stori' day.
  • 8% Pension (minimum 4% employee, 4% employer).
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Workplace Options.
  • Structured Learning and Development.
  • Occupational Sick Pay.
  • VDU Eye Tests.
  • People Network Groups.

Your Profile

Experience

  • Led and managed finance and procurement functions, including payroll, VAT, and transactional processing.
  • Experienced with banking software.
  • Effective in administrative, leadership, and management roles, particularly in strategic planning, analysis, and organisational development.
  • Skilled in risk management.
  • Proven ability to deliver results through team-based work in fast-paced, challenging environments.
  • Applied company policies, procedures, and HR best practices within the support sector.

Knowledge

  • In-depth knowledge of corporate finance, accounting principles, laws, and best practices.
  • Expertise in financial analysis and forecasting.
  • Understanding of strategic challenges for housing and support organisations in Wales.
  • Knowledge of TUPE and organisational change.
  • Understanding of procurement legislation in housing associations.
  • Proficient in MS Office and financial management software.
  • Strong analytical and strategic skills.
  • Excellent organisational and leadership abilities.
  • Ability to analyse complex financial information and communicate results and options clearly.
  • Member of a recognised Accounting Institute (e.g., ICAEW).
  • Knowledgeable in employment law and able to apply it pragmatically.

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