Head of Finance - Care & Support

  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Director
  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
    80000 £ - 82000 £ / Year
  • External Reference
    543975


The Badenoch & Clark Housing Team are proud to be working in partnership with a Housing Association based in Central London to recruit a Head of Finance for the Care & Support division.

The main purpose of the role is to be responsible for the provision of all financial outcomes relating to the Care and Communities directorate.

Job Responsibilities:

*To manage and motivate the Finance Business Partners within the Landlord, Care & Communities Finance Service ensuring that there is a culture of high performance, strong engagement and a commitment to continual improvement.
*In conjunction with the Head of Finance Integration, develop and implement an integration plan that brings together and optimises the processes, systems and policies within agreed timescales.
*To ensure the production of accurate, reliable and timely financial information and analysis that helps the Care and Communities Directorate to strategically manage their business.
*To be an active and valued member of Directorate's Management Team, ensuring that financial issues are embedded into the Directorate's way of working.
*To be the Finance Lead on strategic project teams and Entity Boards where appropriate.
*Take ownership of data quality within core Finance systems to ensure the accuracy and reliability of business reporting and financial insight and analysis.
*To oversee and uphold an effective and stable control environment that adheres to Group policies whilst not acting as a burden to business processes.
*Provide access to expert advice and support to stakeholders, both internal and external.
*To ensure there is an effective budget setting and forecasting culture in place across the Care & Communities directorate.
*Work in harmony with the wider Finance directorate to ensure the effective operational delivery of the Group's strategic financial objectives.
*Uphold and promote the core principles of the Finance directorate: keeping our promises, listening carefully, learning continually, holding ourselves to account.
*Ensure effective management of the Team through succession planning and the development and coaching of direct reports, setting challenging objectives and conducting regular reviews to monitor progress and achievement of targets.
*Raise the profile and represent the interests of the Group with a wide range of external stakeholders, promoting the business effectively by creating a consistent, professional and positive image.
*To lead and promote a positive health and safety culture, ensuring, as far as practicable, that activities are carried out under your control and in accordance with Group Health and Safety.

If you are interested in taking on a 6 month contract, with a growing and strategic organisation please apply at your earliest convenience.


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