Head of Finance

Location
Kendal
Salary
Package circa £60,000
Posted
22 May 2019
Closes
10 Jun 2019
Seniority
Head of services
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

South Lakes Housing is a successful, ambitious, diverse and forward looking organisation with strong values and learning culture. We are passionate about delivering excellent customer service which starts with employing great staff. We are based in the attractive market town of Kendal and on the doorstep of two glorious national parks, the Lake District National Park, which recently gained World Heritage status and the Yorkshire Dales.

We are offering an exceptional leadership opportunity within our Finance Team. We are looking for a highly motivated, inspiring and experienced finance professional with strong interpersonal and leadership skills to lead our Finance Team through a further period of development. This role is part of our Senior Management Team and a fantastic opportunity to influence the strategic direction of South Lakes Housing.

We value each employee as an individual and offer flexible and competitive packages including a defined benefit pension scheme and flexible working.

Head of Finance (package circa £60,000) 

Reporting to the Director of Corporate Services, the successful candidate will support the leadership and management of the South Lakes Housing finance function, ensuring accounting policies, routines and internal control systems operate effectively, including treasury, financial planning, tax, audit, statutory reporting and financial information reporting matters across the business. You will be passionate about doing things to the highest standards, comfortable working in a changing environment, lead the use of technology to develop financial processes and an expert in financial control, reporting and compliance. You will also be instrumental in business transformation projects to ensure the maximisation of resources. 

If you hold a professional qualification, have proven finance experience and above all drive, enthusiasm and a ‘can do’ attitude we would love to hear from you. 

Visit our website, via the red apply button to find out more or contact Hilda Kaponda on 01539 769969 for a confidential discussion. 

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 10 June 2019. 
Interviews week beginning 17 June 2019