We have an exciting opportunity for a senior Finance professional to join Midland Heart as our Director of Commercial Finance. Leading our Finance Business Partner, Finance Operations and Procurement teams, this role is key to maintaining our strong financial position needed to deliver the goals of our “Making What Matters Brilliant” corporate plan and beyond.
You’ll be a highly experienced Finance professional, with a solid background in management accounting and a real appreciation of the necessity for a profit-for-purpose organisation to be just as commercial as any other business.
Leading and championing our Finance Business Partners, you’ll drive them to deliver a service that provides robust management accounting, budgeting and advisory services that the organisation views as invaluable when making commercial decisions. Similarly you’ll ensure that our Finance Operations function is providing a high-quality transactional service and utilising financial systems that are fit-for-purpose and best serve the finance function and wider organsation. You’ll also be responsible for the leadership of our highly professional Procurement team whom, alongside our finance funtion ensure that our organisaiton exercises strong financial control and obtains the best value for money from suppliers.
Our ideal candidate? You’ll be a senior qualified Accountant with a proven track-record of leading teams to deliver management accounting, financial planning and analysis and budgeting services in a complex commercial environment. We want you to evidence the positive commercial impact that your teams, through your leadership and support, have had on organisations – highlighting the influence that you’ve have had on business decision making and the opportunities you’ve successfully identified to reduce costs and improve profitability. We’re also interested to hear about your finance systems knowledge and your experience is implementing new systems. All importantly, you’ll be a highly effective communicator with the ability to work with Finance colleagues and stakeholders across our organisation to enable the delivery of our commercial ambitions.
Who are Midland Heart? We’re a large and ambitious housing organisation providing more people an affordable place to call home. We welcome people from every walk of life, at every stage of their career. We expect a lot from our people but in return you can be assured of a great place to work, where you’ll be well rewarded and where great people are able to succeed. Whether you want to build your career with us, or use your experience to move on, we’re here to develop your potential.
Interested? For full information please see the "Information for Candidates" pack linked below. To apply, please register on our candidate portal and submit a comprehensive CV setting out your career history, as well as a short covering letter which highlights your relevant achievements and convinces us that you’re the right person to join our team.
Applications close at midnight on Sunday 1st December 2019.
We’re proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. Please feel free to contact us if you would like to discuss any adjustments you might need in order to be successful in this role.