Director of Finance

Director of Finance

Lochaber HA

Fort William/Hybrid

SM5 – SM7 £57,361 – £60,611 (pending confirmation)

Join our Established Team as Director of Finance at Lochaber Housing Association!

Are you ready to lead all financial strategy and operations for a thriving community-focused organisation? Lochaber Housing Association is on the lookout for an accomplished or aspiring Director of Finance to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of housing and community development across Lochaber.

At the heart of Lochaber’s vibrant community, LHA is dedicated to providing high-quality housing solutions and fostering sustainable, inclusive communities. Comprising Lochaber Housing Association, Lochaber Housing Property Services, and Lochaber Care and Repair, our group is committed to making a positive impact on the lives of those we serve. Our values include innovation, collaboration, and a shared dedication to creating safe, affordable, and sustainable housing. Visit our website to discover more about our rich history, commitment to community well-being, and our vision for the future.

As the Director of Finance, you will be at the forefront of our financial strategy, ensuring the effective management and governance of LHA’s financial affairs. In addition to our financial affairs, your leadership and financial acumen will contribute to the success of our development initiatives, asset management portfolio, and ICT strategy. You will play a key role in supporting the association’s loan portfolio, and driving prudent financial planning to ensure the housing association’s long-term viability.

We are seeking a dynamic individual with a professional accountancy qualification and proven experience in leading successful finance teams. Your strategic thinking, motivational skills, and ability to manage a diverse remit will set you apart. Experience in developing accounting systems, statutory returns, and collaborative relationships with stakeholders is crucial. Knowledge of housing policy, regulatory standards, and ICT skills will be further advantageous. Direct RSL experience is not necessary but candidates must evidence interest in and transferability to the sector.

At Lochaber Housing Association, you will be part of a passionate team dedicated to making a positive impact on the community. Our commitment to flexible working, ongoing development, and a supportive working environment makes this an exciting opportunity for those looking to contribute to meaningful change!

If you are ready to bring your financial expertise to Lochaber Housing Association and Join us in creating sustainable, vibrant communities – apply now!

For a confidential discussion contact David Currie at our recruitment partners, Aspen People, on 0141 212 7555.

Closing date for applications: Monday 26th February 2024