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Interim Director of Finance

Location: London, Greater London
Sector: Social Housing
Date Posted: 21/12/2021
Salary: £70,000 - £75,000 per year
Specialism: Finance
Ref: RB19173
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Are you a senior finance professional looking to take on a role with a wide scope of influence? Are you looking for a position in an organisation with a social conscience, while also adding commercial value? Are you able to influence and challenge at the most senior levels with an understanding of social housing challenges?

My client is a social housing provider based in Southwest London. There is a vacancy for a 12-month Fixed Term Contract as Director of Finance with key responsibilities as follows:

  • Leading and managing a small finance team in its day-to-day operations
  • Providing a strong financial strategy through business planning, development modelling, and high level financial analysis to inform strategic decision making
  • Deputising for the CEO at Board level and being the number one in Finance for the organisation
  • Leading on the production on year end accounts and taking responsibility for regulatory reporting
  • Reviewing management accounts and reporting to the Board the financial position of the organisation.

This would be a great role for someone looking to step up to Director level for the first time, so those with experience being the number 2 in finance are strongly encouraged to apply. Sector backgrounds that will appeal to the client would be Housing, Commercial Property Development/Management, or other real estate focused backgrounds.

The role has strong potential to extend or go permanent so those looking for permanent work should be encouraged to apply.

To be considered, please meet these criteria:

  • Be a fully qualified accountant with a background in Social Housing, Private Property or Real Estate
  • Have an understanding of the need for a social conscience in decision making
  • Have excellent communication manner and the gravitas to influence and inform at the most senior levels.

This role will be receiving applications over the Christmas period and can move to interviews shortly after the new year. If this is of interest please apply now!

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