Ark Housing | Spotlight
Ark is very much driven by its social purpose to provide for the relief of those in need by reason of age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage through the provision, construction, improvement and management of land and accommodation and the provision of care.
The organisation is a well-established and well-run Housing Association and charity, with a strong Board of Trustees and a team of over 900 staff across both housing and care. They specialise in supporting adults over the age of 16 who have complex and significant care requirements.
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Head of Finance
As a member of the multi-disciplinary Senior Leadership Team (SLT) your primary role is to provide operational leadership that delivers good governance for Ark and to put in place risk managed operational plans that will ensure its continued development within operating models that are both viable and sustainable over the longer term.
The Head of Finance will be accountable for leading the Finance team to develop, deliver and embed financial strategies to build an Ark culture that aligns to our values and aims and will achieve sustained high performance. Integral to this role is the provision of accurate and timely financial performance reports, forecasts, and budgets. In addition to this is the ability to analyse, interpret and report accurate and timely monthly Finance data, update forecasts and plans based on the learning of in-month results, and develop Finance options that enable the SLT to take forward operational strategies.
A candidate with a problem-solving mindset, who can develop solutions and look to improve systems and processes whilst developing the monthly management accounts packs and assisting with the budgeting and forecasting processes. The role of the Head of Finance will support the business in making the best decisions, achieving best value and providing an added value service to all stakeholders both internally and externally
The preferred candidate would be a qualified accountant with demonstrable post qualified experience having worked in a similar level role. As well as having strong experience in both management and financial reporting it will be essential the successful candidate has experience of managing a team.
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If you would like to have a confidential discussion on the role please get in touch with Andrew Robinson, Head of Industry and Commerce, on 07592 203 080 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.