Head of Financial Planning, Risk and Analysis

Flexible – Chippenham/West Bromwich

Salary – £62,400 – £78,000 (+ £2,500 Car Allowance) per annum – depending on skills and experience

Contract type – Permanent

Working hours – Full Time

Closing Date – 29 September 2022

Interview Date – TBC

About us

In April 2021, GreenSquare and Accord Housing Association merged to create a bigger, better, organisation. GreenSquareAccord was created in order to deliver our purpose of Building Better Lives. Building Better Lives means that we exist to provide the affordable homes and care services that enable people to achieve their full potential, without having to worry about the quality, affordability and safety of their housing and care.

As a charitable housing provider, we provide over 25,000 homes to more than 54,000 people. We deliver over 3 million hours of care to individuals every year. We have a geographical reach from the north east, to the south west of England. And we employ around 4,000 people.

We are committed to providing great homes and care, in a great neighbourhood, with great service.

About the role

We are now recruiting for a Head of Financial Planning, Risk and Analysis on a full time permanent basis to champion the delivery of the Board`s strategic direction and objectives by realising these in the financial plan.

Within the role, you will lead on financial planning and forecasting for the group to support the approved objectives in the business plan. You will also provide analysis to the group on proposed changes to the group and provides a horizon scanning function from a financial risk perspective, analysing the impact of potential risks on the deliverability of the groups corporate plan.

You will be required to drive organisational strategy, working closely with the change and PMO function, through development of the strategic business plan and ensuring this informs the financial plan, including overall management of timeframes and business requirements, setting targets, and monitoring of key performance indicators.

You will lead the approach to the annual financial planning cycle and works closely with colleagues in developing the associated review of the treasury strategy to deliver the plan and deliver timely finance modelling to inform horizon scanning, new business cases and commercial opportunities.

You will also be responsible for leading on the regulatory submissions for both the quarterly survey and financial forecast return, ensuring transparent and accurate reporting for executive and Board approval.

About you

It is essential that you be a ACMA/ACCA/ACA qualified accountant with significant post qualification relevant experience.

You must have experience of preparing and presenting accurate, concise reports to main boards and committees and sound understanding of the regulatory environment and the financial risks relating to our business.

You will have the ability to take complex data and distil into clear and concise reports for senior management while being committed to process improvement, continually analysing processes, and driving change where required.

You will be well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills and able to understand and distil complex financial data to support business decision making.

Benefits

In support and recognition of our colleagues who will help us deliver our employer strategy, we offer a fantastic benefits package. This includes; annual holiday entitlement (plus statutory bank holidays); a defined contribution pension scheme; trust based flexible working and a Confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).

All individuals who apply to work at GreenSquareAccord are considered on their merits in line with our Diversity and Inclusion strategy and policy.

GreenSquareAccord are a Disability Confident Employer therefore we actively encourage applications from individuals with disabilities and try to provide access, adjustments, equipment or other practical support where required. All applicants with a disability who meet the `essential eligibility criteria` for the role, as detailed in the job description, are guaranteed an interview.

If you need any assistance, adjustments or adaptations throughout our selection processes please let us know.

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