Blackwood | Spotlight

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Blackwood is a leading specialist housing and care provider across Scotland. Founded in 1972, the organisation is a charity and a registered housing association and is entirely focused on creating personalised and individual solutions to help people live independently.

Innovation and customer engagement are at the heart of everything Blackwood does. By investing in new technology, high quality services and accessible homes, it helps people live their life to the full. Co-designing with customers, it develops and delivers a truly personalised homes and care service across Scotland.

With over 550 employees, 1500 properties, 3 care homes and delivering over 10,000 care at home hours per week, Blackwood operates in 29 out of 32 local authorities. It provides homes, care and support for adults with disabilities and older people to enable them to live independently.

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Finance Manager 

Blackwood’s culture is to work collaboratively to find solutions. Harnessing high levels of professional expertise in their teams, so that they can overcome even the toughest challenges and ensure a bright future.  Blackwood believe that approach offers a very high level of job satisfaction where your energy, expertise, and forward thinking will result in an exciting future for you and the business.

The Finance Manager is a key position within the senior management team, reporting to the Director of Finance. The successful candidate will be a proven business partner who is able to support the organisation to achieve significant growth and to build on its strong financial position to create further capacity in the future through the delivery of its Business Plan.

Bringing the right qualities and experience as an influencing and inspiring manager, the Finance Manager will continue to develop the Finance Team through coaching, training and building expertise to support the delivery of Blackwood’s Business Plan.

The Finance Manager position will report directly to the Finance Director and be responsible for two Management Accountants and a Financial Accountant.

Key Areas of focus will be:

Leading and Managing: Manage the finance team to support the delivery of Blackwood’s Business Plan

Financial Management: Preparation of Management information to support the performance management

Financial Planning: Participate in the development and review of strategic plans for Blackwood

Internal Controls and Audit: Ensure Blackwoods’s financial management arrangements comply fully with legal, contractual, regulatory and audit requirements

Sound like you? If so then please get in touch with Andrew Robinson, Head of Industry & Commerce by calling 07592 203 080 or by applying via the link below.

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