At Squared we pride ourselves on being a great place to work, where everyone feels fairly treated and enjoys their work in a welcoming and friendly environment. We are a not-for-profit housing association that has been providing affordable housing in Luton and South Bedfordshire since 1962. Our services don’t stop there. Our mission is “placing the customer at the heart of everything we do by providing Homes, Support, & Opportunity” - as well as providing housing for our customers we firmly believe in proactively supporting them to improve their lives.
We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Head of Finance to join us and lead our Finance and Digital Services departments. These departments play a vital role in the smooth running and growth of Squared by protecting the wealth of our assets, capital, staff and money, and developing and implementing our digital transformation agenda.
This is a key position, operating as part of the management team, in which you will develop our finance and digital strategies as well as act as a functional lead in relation to finance and IT.
You will take a particular lead in driving the quality and provision of a wide breadth of finance, business and treasury related services ensuring Squared complies with best practice and maximises its resources. You will also lead on the development of Squared’s digital agenda and future innovation.
We are looking for a Qualified Accountant with experience in a senior management position from within a customer-facing organisation, demonstrating a hands on, business partnering approach to deliver the day to day ‘business as usual’ services. You will have a track record of successful leadership and management of a finance department. You have an interest in digital transformation along with experience of leading and managing change and creating a culture of continuous improvement.
We need an analytical thinker with highly developed communication skills and with the ability to engage, influence, coach and mentor people at all levels.
So, if you welcome the challenge, have senior management experience and a clear track record of delivering excellent services to customers, we would love to hear from you. In return we can offer various amazing company perks including great price cinema tickets, high street discounts and loads more!
The closing date and time for this role is Monday 8th March 2021
'Virtual' Assessment/Interview Day will be held on Wednesday 17th March 2021
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