London, Greater London (Hybrid)
£55,000 - £65,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

We are working in partnership STOLL the leading provider of supported housing to vulnerable veterans, providing affordable, high-quality housing and support services to enable vulnerable and disabled veterans to lead fulfilling, independent lives. They house around 300 vulnerable and disabled veterans across sites in London and Aldershot, as well as over 100 more every year across the UK through other housing providers. They also provide a wide range of support services and make a real difference to the lives of hundreds of ex-Servicemen and women.

They are seeking a Director of Finance, to provide strategic oversight, leadership and management of the finances, whilst working with colleagues to support the overall development and delivery of the vision, mission of the organisation. 

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate:

  • Relevant accountancy qualification e.g. Certified, Chartered or CIMA Accountant or equivalent experience and evidence of continual professional development.
  • Significant financial management experience, ideally in social housing and/or the voluntary sector, including involvement in corporate financial management at a senior level
  • Developed understanding of the dynamics of business and financial management and its impact on small to medium enterprises
  • Proven ability to work effectively with Boards, Committees, Regulatory bodies and Funders and in building effective partnerships
  • Experience and ability to set and manage budgets and of contributing to the development of business and strategic plans
  • Ability to work under pressure, flexible in attitude, organised and not daunted by deadlines

The successful candidate will be a professionally qualified accountant (eg. CIMA/ACCA) with substantial experience of leading and driving change within the charitable housing sector or equivalent.  With strong commercial financial acumen, you will be solutions focused, with excellent communication and relationship building skills, able to challenge and influence in a supportive style. You will be responsible for the overall performance of the Finance team and take the lead for strategic and operational financial management.  As a member of a small leadership team, contribute to the development of strategic plans and vision and align these with service delivery and take responsibility along with executive colleagues for the wider activities of the organisation.

For more information, please contact Sandra Smith, Associate Director, Charisma Charity Recruitment.

Applications should be submitted through the Charisma website and include your CV and supporting statement.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or other category protected by law.

Closing date: ASAP

Interview: ASAP

Due to the nature of the role we are reviewing applications as they come in, so please apply as soon as possible as the role may be closed early if a suitable candidate is found

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Posted on: 01 July 2022
Closed date: 31 July 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: JO3113
Tags: Finance, Advocacy