Executive Director of Finance / Finance Director

90000.00 GBP Annual
07 Jul 2017
04 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Executive Director of Finance / Finance Director
Long Stratton, Norfolk
GBP93,500 pa (including car allowance) plus Performance Related Bonus
Permanent, Full-Time

About the client:

They are a dynamic and successful housing association. They find and implement innovative solutions to provide the optimum level of service to their customers. They operate in four counties within the Eastern Region; they manage assets worth in excess of GBP210m and they deliver housing services to residents of over 6,000 homes.

Based in Long Stratton in South Norfolk, they enjoy easy access to unspoilt coastlines and countryside, national parks, forests and picturesque market towns. The county of Norfolk has a diverse offering of attractions and activities and it offers the perfect relocation opportunity.

They are looking for a senior finance professional to embrace the role of Executive Director of Finance and deliver their mission and objectives through clear direction and effective leadership, promoting a culture which inspires customer service excellence.

About the Role:

The Executive Director of Finance will be the Company Secretary for a subsidiary of the Trust and will advise the Executive and Board on financial and business improvement systems, processes and control mechanisms to deliver business objectives. You will lead on the delivery of the finance, IT and procurement strategy, take a strategic approach to the development, management and use of IT and business improvement resources and create a procurement process that ensures efficiency and value for money.

About You:

They are looking for a suitably qualified senior level company secretary or accountant
(e.g. CIPFA / CIMA / ACA /ACCA) with experience of managing a loan portfolio and lender and investor relationships and you will have held accountability for covenants and long term financial projections. You will have a grasp of the financial compliance and regulatory framework relevant to a housing association and will have experience of developing and managing a strong service culture where organisational infrastructure support frontline service delivery. Direct management experience of a wider portfolio (business improvement, ICT project management) would be highly advantageous.

It is essential that you have excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills that allow you to successfully negotiate and influence.

A full job description and person specification is included in the attached recruitment pack, which provides more detail about the Trust and what they can offer you.

Closing Date: Sunday, 16th July 2017
First Interview Date: Tuesday, 1st August 2017
Second Interview Date: Thursday, 17th August, 2017

Keywords: Finance Director / Accountant / Company Secretary / Finance / Financial Senior Management / Director / Housing / Social Housing