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Board Member - Finance / Treasury

Networx Recruitment
Maidstone, Kent
£5,538 Per annum
Closing date
10 Jul 2022

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Board Member - Finance / Treasury

Maidstone, Kent

£5,538 Per annum

Fixed Term Contract



We are Golding Homes – thank you for looking!


We are a Kent based housing association providing homes and services to our local communities.


Our vision is to be the landlord of choice for Mid Kent and, in particular, the Maidstone community, providing quality homes and excellent customer service.


We’re looking for talented Finance / Treasury professional to join us as a Board Member. Board experience is not necessary but evidence of operating at a senior strategic leadership role in a customer focused organisation of comparable size and complexity (or larger) is essential.


We welcome applications from any resident (tenant, shared owner or leaseholder) or non-resident who has an appetite to help us deliver excellent services to our residents.


We are particularly interested in hearing from candidates with:


• Experience of corporate financial management, audit and corporate accounting

• A relevant professional financial qualification or someone who can demonstrate suitable depth of knowledge through experience

• Experience of developing financial strategy, planning, analysis and monitoring against plans

• Appreciation of key issues relating to treasury management and financial markets

• A high level of numeracy combined with financial awareness, can analyse performance, financial and other information

• Experience of audit and risk governance processes in a regulated organisation

• Anticipates and understands risks and consequences at a strategic level and positions risk as an opportunity taking into account risk appetite

• Experience of managing key strategic risks including changing economic environment, cybersecurity, reputation, sustainability and viability

• IT literacy, comfortable with handling, analysing and prioritising large amounts of complex data

• Interest in or understanding of affordable/social housing and other relevant business areas


Further Information




The role is remunerated at £5,538 per annum.


The appointment:


The terms of the appointment would usually be 2 three-year terms.




Our office is in central Maidstone at County Gate One, Staceys Street, Maidstone ME14 1ST (View on a map)


We operate a hybrid model for our meetings in person at County Gate and on MS Teams with one in three board meetings taking place at County Gate.


Time Commitments:


We meet 4-5 times per year for board meetings, have quarterly committee meetings (the appointed Board member will join the Audit and Assurance committee) and have two overnight stays per year for Board away days. Board and Committee meetings are generally held late afternoon on a Thursday for a duration of 2-3 hours.


We provide Board members with the necessary equipment to enable them to receive meeting papers and relevant information electronically and also attend meetings by video conference. We can also help with any other arrangements to meet additional needs.


Recruitment Timetable


Closing date: Sunday 10th July, midnight

Interviews: Monday 18th July, afternoon

Board meeting attendance as an observer: Thursday, 28th July


We welcome and embrace diverse talent.


We are committed to our colleagues working flexibly and building a healthy, vibrant and inclusive organisation that treats people with respect and creates opportunities for all.


Our vision is to deliver outstanding services, great homes and proud communities. Today we own and manage just over 8,000 properties and provide homes to more than 21,500 people in need across Kent.


We're committed to providing excellent customer service and quality safe homes for social, affordable and market rent, shared ownership and outright sale. All our profits are invested back into building more new homes, reinvesting in our housing stock and delivering services.

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