A home is a fundamental human need, as vital as education or healthcare. But in Britain today, that right is denied to millions of people whose lives are blighted by homelessness, bad housing conditions, soaring rents, discrimination and the threat of eviction. For over 50 years Shelter have been striving for change and leading the way in response to what has become a national emergency.
Job Title: Assistant Director of Finance
Shelter exists to defend the right to a safe home. Every year, we help defend the rights of millions struggling with bad housing or homelessness through our advice, support, and legal services. And we campaign to make sure that, one day, a safe home will be a reality for everyone.
The Assistant Director of Finance, a newly created role, will be an integral role within our Strategic and Operational Leadership Team. Working closely with the Senior Executive Team, peers and other stakeholders, you will be responsible for providing financial insights and ensuring comprehensive and robust financial management, policies and controls are in place to actively contribute to the delivery of Shelter's ambitious strategy and meet all the business needs.
We are looking for a fully qualified accountant, with significant leadership and team management experience, and excellent attention to detail. You will have significant experience of building and delivering through high performing and outcome-focused teams.
You will enjoy cultivating positive relationships working across the whole organisation having substantial input to high level decision making. Offering personal credibility and commercial acumen you will demonstrate a personal commitment to ensure Shelter is financially sustainable in order to achieve it purpose.
This is a unique opportunity for someone who wants to make a difference in a vibrant and exciting charity.
For further information about this exciting opportunity, and to find out how to apply, please visit the dedicated microsite via the Apply button.
Deadline for applications: 5 April 2020
Interviews with Prospectus: 13 April - 1 May 2020
Interviews with Shelter: w/c: 11 May 2020 & w/c: 18 May 2020
These dates may be subject to change and applicants will be advised in advance should this happen.
If after reviewing the microsite you feel you meet the criteria and you would like to have an informal discussion about this role, please contact Alex Williams or Suzannah Fazackerley at Prospectus.
Shelter is committed to providing equal opportunities for all. Applications are welcomed from all sections of the community. Appointments are made on merit.