Head of Financial Services

Portishead, City of Bristol
Negotiable, Circa. £70,000 (based on skills & experience)
06 Jul 2018
18 Jul 2018
Head of services
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

About the Role:

We are looking for a dynamic and experienced leader to join us in making a difference by playing a pivotal role in achieving our ‘Plan A’ ambitions and lead our Financial Services Team to great heights.

You will have the chance to make the role your own, bringing all your excellent ideas and previous experience to an organisation that is changing.  You will have the opportunity to work in a variety of business areas including our Homes Repairs Service- a cost share group and Alliance Living Care our domiciliary care company.  You will also help to develop our new Design and Build and Market Sales companies. This is an exciting opportunity which will allow you to structure and develop your team to provide the best possible service to the Business

You will be a full member of our Operational Leadership Team, giving you the chance to present ideas and business analysis to the Strategic Leadership Team to influence the direction of the organisation and the way your team works.

About You:

You will be a CCAB qualified accountant, with strong commercial awareness and be able to evidence your successful development of a Finance Team.

Clear, accurate reports will be your forte and through your excellent communication skills, you will be able to explain complex financial concepts in an understandable manner and engage colleagues across the Business.  Up to date knowledge of accountancy, tax and VAT legislation is essential.  A knowledge of emerging trends will be one of your talents and you will be able to inspire your colleagues through confident and visible leadership; a true people, person.

With you at the heart of our team, we can be assured that Alliance will be regarded as a dynamic, fair and community minded housing association which delivers new homes and trusted landlord, care and support services.

About Us:

We are a community based social housing provider operating in the West of England. We currently own and manage around 6,500 homes and employ over 500 staff, have an annual turnover of £43 million and work in partnership with local, regional and national agencies to deliver our services.

Our Financial Services team will play a large part in our ‘Plan A’ which sets out Alliance’s ambitions for the next 5 years - provide a great customer experience, increase the supply of housing and help people into employment.  Everything Alliance does is driven by its strong sense of purpose to improve the lives of our customers and to benefit the communities in which we operate.  To help us achieve this, we know we need to ensure we are as cost effective as possible whilst adhering to regulatory, legal and statutory compliance.

On top of the standard benefits including 30 days holiday and a generous Pension, we also offer agile working, a medical insurance scheme, a Rewards portal with access 100’s of different discounts and Your Alliance Day, an extra day off to say thanks for being part of the team. And this isn’t even all of it!

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We hold the Investors in People Gold Award which recognises how much we support and value our staff. We’re one of only 14% of companies in the South West to achieve this award so we’re really proud of it!