Job Title: Finance Manager
Salary: Around £55,000
Application deadline: September 23, 2022
Lanarkshire Housing Association is looking for a new Finance Officer, a key part of the wider leadership team within our thriving community organization and a great opportunity to make a significant impact. The need for quality social housing has never been so present and important.
Our strategic aspiration is rooted in the desire to help people build better futures for themselves and their families by providing affordable and sustainable homes in strong communities. Based in Motherwell, the association has 927 rental units, 41 condominium properties and provides factoring services to 210 owners.
To help build strong communities, we put clients’ needs and expectations at the center of our decision-making to ensure we provide high-quality, people- and household-focused services. We are committed to working towards the highest standards of corporate governance and the CFO position can make a positive contribution in this area.
The staff is experienced, passionate and dedicated to the work of the Association, which has been more than evident during the challenges of the past 2 years. The CFO position will play a key role within the association, directing all aspects of finance, risk and financial governance, enabling the development and oversight of all areas of financial management.
The CFO will play an important role in developing policies tailored to tenant and landlord needs and fostering good relationships with all customer groups. The incumbent will also be responsible for ensuring that all legal and regulatory standards are met. This will involve directly contributing to the business plan with the CEO and other senior executives.
The key areas are:
- Improve business efficiency and promote sound financial management
- Assist in planning through business plan, budget and contribution to capital program
- Develop key performance indicators
- Develop borrowing and investment strategies, minimizing tenant risk
- Preparation of cash forecasts and financial projections
- Promoting value for money
- Determination of a strategic audit plan, use of an internal audit service
As such, we expect the successful candidate to have relevant experience in a senior leadership role; attested by a diploma or professional qualification. Leadership qualities, commercial sensitivity and the ability to work collaboratively are all relevant and valuable.
Lanarkshire Housing Association is a supportive and progressive employer. A series of family-friendly policies are in place to help employees balance work commitments with family and leisure responsibilities. We have Investor in People (Silver) accreditation recognizing that the development of people’s professional and personal skills is important.
Further information about the association can be found at www.lanarkshireha.com
If you are interested in the opportunity, please contact our successful consultant, David Bond of McGregor Bond (firstname.lastname@example.org) for a more comprehensive briefing document or call him on 07801 490678 for a confidential discussion.