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Director of Finance

We’re looking for a: Director of Finance

Salary range: £67,010 – £78,275

Plus an annual car allowance of £922 paid monthly in equal instalments

About Loreburn Housing Association

As our new Director of Finance, you will be joining a GREAT team in a values-led, community-based Housing Association.   With just over 2,700 homes across Dumfries & Galloway our vision and mission is to create great places to live.  Whilst our social purpose is at the core of all we do, we balance this responsibly with a commercial outlook to ensure our priorities are sustainable.

In addition to homes for rent, we offer a range of shared ownership, Later Living homes for those over 55 and homes with specialist care and support. We also own Dumfries and Galloway Homes, a private sector subsidiary offering a mix of residential rental properties and student accommodation.   Reactive repairs and maintenance services are also delivered through our own ’in house’ team of skilled Operatives.

We have proudly adopted a modern hybrid working policy – Hub, Home and Roam.  This offers fantastic flexibility, allowing our people to work from home, touch down in any of our identified hub spaces, and importantly, to be close and visible to residents in the local communities we serve.

About the Role

As Director of Finance, you will ensure services are delivered in line with the strategic business objectives set by the Loreburn Group. As part of the Executive Management Team, the post leads the strategic financial management of the organisation whilst ensuring a broad range of compliance standards are met. With the primary areas of responsibility being Finance, Procurement, and ICT & Digital Strategy, the role will report the Chief Executive and Management Committee.

Other key responsibilities will include:

  • Effective delivery of strategic financial objectives
  • Regulatory and statutory compliance and reporting
  • Inspiring and empowering leadership
  • Delivering value-for-money while driving service quality
  • Providing commercial and financial insight and advice to the Management Committee
  • Identifying financial risks and developing strategies to manage and mitigate.

With a notional base of Dumfries, you will be predominately home-based and working remotely, but there will be a need for in person meetings throughout D&G and this is a requirement of the post.

About You

You will be an accounting professional who can bring inclusive and motivational leadership and strong communication and relationship building skills. Alongside a strong track record of financial management, you will be committed to our vision and playing a full role in leading and developing our culture of collaborative working.  You will have the ability to work flexibly and to travel and attend meetings where required,

You will ideally have experience inside the social housing sector but will be able to demonstrate transferability and strong understanding of the sector if this is not your background.

What makes us GREAT?
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Director of Finance Role Profile / Person Specification