Director of Finance

Staines Permanent £75,000 - £80,000 per year
  • Excellent opportunity for an aspiring Finance Director to work within housing
  • Joining a business that is going through a period of change and transformation

About Our Client

This is a genuine opportunity for an existing Director of Finance or for an individual to broaden their experience and achieve their first Executive role, in an organisation that has a clear vision and unique proposition in the sector.

Ability provides housing, care and support services for people who want to live more independently. They have two operating divisions - Ability Housing and Ability Care & Support. These provide services to more than 1,000 people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, physical or sensory impairments, in London and southern England.

This is an important appointment for the organisation and the new Director of Finance will be key in continuing Ability's success.

Job Description

Key responsibilities will include.

  • You will provide strategic guidance and quality assurance to the Board on all of Ability's Finance, Governance, Compliance and Procurement functions.
  • Working with colleagues to produce a robust finance strategy, business plan and reporting structure, to keep the organisation safe and abreast from a risk management perspective.
  • Delivering high-quality finance service and enabling engagement throughout the organisation
  • Working closely with the rest of the Executive Team and Board to contribute to the strategic leadership and management of Ability, playing a crucial role in the success of the organisation
  • Establishing and leading an effective team, that is performance and delivery focused

The Successful Applicant

You will be a CCAB, CIMA or equivalent qualified accountant with a proven track record of achievement, with the ability to drive and manage a diverse workforce. The ideal candidate will have worked in social housing or other relevant industries, with experience managing a small finance function. It is also important they previously held a senior management position with regular exposure to the Executive Team.

This is a great opportunity to join an organisation with a clear vision that has ambitions grow.

What's on Offer

£75,000 - £80,000 plus benefits

Elizabeth Campion
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CFO & Financial Management
CFO & Financial Management Subsector
Public Sector & Not-For-Profit
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Elizabeth Campion
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