Midland Heart
Birmingham, West Midlands
£27,934 per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Governance Officer
Location: Birmingham, Bath Row, B15 1LZ
Salary: £27,934 per annum
Hours: 35 hours per week
Contract Type: Full Time, Permanent

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for two Governance Officers, to join our Mutuals Team to support the compliance and governance within our mutual schemes.

Reporting to the Head of Mutuals, you’ll be involved in reviewing financial accounts and presenting them appropriately to our residents. You’ll be integral in arranging and conducting Annual and Special General Meetings and transacting any governance issues in line with the mutual’s rules and any statute/regulations. You’ll work closely with internal and external stakeholders, including the mutual’s committee to foster collaborative working relationships to ensure that our mutual schemes are run effectively and demonstrate good governance.

Your base location will be our central Birmingham office, and you’ll be required to undertake regular travel in line with business requirements.

Our ideal candidate? You’ll have a sound financial understanding, supported by a finance or business related qualification or proven experience. You’ll have knowledge of accounts and ledgers, with an understanding of regulatory and legislative compliance and best practice. You’ll demonstrate your effective time management ability and organisational skills, using your initiative and problem solving ability. Within this role you’ll need to be comfortable working in a multi-site environment, working both individually and in a team. Presentation skills are key in this role, as well as being able to communicate with a range of stakeholders and influence others.

Who are Midland Heart? We’re a large and ambitious housing organisation providing more people an affordable place to call home. We welcome people from every walk of life, at every stage of their career. We expect a lot from our people but in return you can be assured of a great place to work, where you will be well rewarded and where great people are able to succeed. Whether you want to build your career with us, or use your experience to move on, we’re here to develop your potential.

Applications close at midnight on Sunday 2nd August 2020, however the advert may close earlier, dependent on the volume of applications received.


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the Apply button to be directed to our website where you can download the Candidate Information (role profile) and complete the application process.

We’re proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. Please feel free to contact us if you would like to discuss any adjustments you might need in order to be successful in this role.

Please read the role profile in full on our website, before you apply.

Recruitment Agencies please note that we do not accept speculative CVs and should one be submitted we will assume the candidate is our own.

No agencies please.

Refreshed on: 08 August 2020
Closed date: 23 August 2020
Job ref: 155848_MH
Tags: Finance, Governance