Operational Director – Finance and Business Assurance

Up to £70k plus benefits
11 Aug 2017
08 Sep 2017
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Operational Director – Finance and Business Assurance



Up to £70k plus benefits

Equity Housing Group is proud to deliver a broad range of services to the diverse communities they work within, creating foundations to help people realise their potential.  The Group’s strong values underpin their ambitions and purpose, working closely with their customers to provide far more than high quality homes for rent and shared ownership. As an independent, financially secure organisation they are determined to make the most of their broad reach and have a long term, positive impact.

They own and manage 4600 homes throughout the Northwest, Yorkshire and Derbyshire.  Alongside Equity Housing, the ambitious Group currently consists of Equity Foundation which invests in projects to deliver community change, Equity Living which has an ethically responsible and modern approach to sales and lettings, Equity Choice which provides a range of valuable services to their customers and Equity Select which provides high quality homes to older residents. The Group is currently going through an exciting period of change and growth and has recently embarked on a programme of business transformation.  

The Operational Director – Finance and Business Assurance is a new and exciting role for a finance professional with a real passion for creating a culture of excellence and helping people thrive in an exciting and growing business. The role will provide inspirational leadership and maximise the performance of the Finance and Business Assurance function, supporting the Group’s overall objectives and ensuring that they act upon all necessary forms of business assurance.

You will provide expert advice and support to the Executive Team and Boards. Leading and developing a high performing team and setting the pace of change, you will also provide peer leadership and challenge across the business to help drive performance. The first class internal service developed will be valued by colleagues and external parties alike, with financial strategic risks proactively identified and mitigation plans developed.

The Group is seeking a financial leader who can quickly build relationships with senior stakeholders, work at pace and provide pragmatic business solutions.  As Group growth continues you will ensure the Finance and Business Assurance team provides proactive support, building their capacity by developing the team’s knowledge and capability. Reporting to the Strategic Director for Corporate Services, and as a core member of the Senior Leadership Team, you will bring energy, a passion for cultivating a performance coaching culture and a strong alignment to our vision and values. With experience of managing both Finance and Business Assurance functions, you will be ‘hands on’ as well as creating and driving the strategic direction of the function.

This is a business where people make the difference and it is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious and driven candidate to join at a time of major transformation and growth, helping to deliver a challenging yet exciting agenda.

To apply for this opportunity, please visit www.gatenbysanderson.com/job/GSe36087

For an informal and confidential discussion, please contact Nick Roberts from GatenbySanderson on 07393 013697. Closing date: 9am on Friday 8th September 2017.

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