Our client, a small to medium size housing association in London has an immediate need for a Strategic Finance Lead that can provide senior strategic and operational support to the finance director for a period of 6 months. This individual will have worked for a housing association previously, preferably at finance director or assistant director level. What is most important is that they have a strong understanding of regulation, governance, and have prepared organisations for In-Depth Assessments (IDA), from a financial perspective.
Some of the major tasks include:
- Writing the financial plan paper
- Managing external consultants to deliver outsourced work to required standard
- Conducting IDA prep and ensuring policies and Assets & Liability register is up to date
- Having strategic input into papers for board meeting such as VFM strategy, risk mitigation paper, business planning
Whilst this is a strategic role, it is important to note that it will require the individual to be very 'hands-on' and task focused.
Please note this assignment falls outside IR35.