Haig Housing Trust

Haig Housing – Finance Director


Haig Housing is recruiting a Finance Director on a permanent full-time basis. We are the largest UK veterans housing charity, providing homes for over 1500 veterans and their families. Based in London we have a presence across the entire UK.  We put people at the centre of everything we do – our beneficiaries and staff. We are on an exciting journey to become even better. We transform lives – help us to do more.

This Finance Director offers an exciting opportunity to help Haig grow our income and impact. Reporting into the CEO, you will manage a team of five whilst delivering on the three strategic objectives of: Beneficiary Focus, Quality Service and Sustainable Homes.

Key responsibilities are:

  • Work collaboratively to ensure financial performance delivers strategic outcomes
  • Lead and inspire people to perform, clearly demonstrating our values, behaviour and culture
  • Transform Haig’s approach to financial management, enabling sustainable growth
  • Lead business planning, supported by robust MI, KPIs & budgets
  • Develop the finance team to support effective delivery across the organisation
  • Present financial data in a clear, informative and accessible way to a wide variety of audiences
  • Ensure secure, robust & effective systems are in place for all financial transactions
  • Ensure effective audit, risk & insurance functions, underpinned by appropriate financial policies

The organisation:

We work hard to develop, manage and maintain a range of affordable, quality housing for veterans. To deliver this purpose we want people who are passionate, committed and proactive in providing quality services, engaging all our stakeholders. We develop our team to be knowledgeable, self-regulating and highly skilled, rewarding the value they bring to our charity.

The successful candidate will be:

  • An excellent communicator who makes sense of financial data to non-specialist audiences
  • An outstanding leader who inspires teams, drawing on substantial senior executive experience
  • A qualified accountant adept at delivering cross-organisation success from a range of sectors
  • A successful change leader able to translate strategic objectives into delivery plans for team

This role involves hybrid working (remote and offices in South West / Central London)

The closing date for applications is 5 March however applications will be under constant review before the closing date so please submit your application to humanresources@haighousing.org.uk

Apply now and help us to change even more lives!

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