Executive Director of Finance and Business Services

Location: Northwich, Cheshire

Salary: £115k 

Weaver Vale Housing Trust is based in West Cheshire and provides high quality, affordable homes to an incredibly diverse range of customers. Our 6,000+ homes range from flats and retirement apartments to larger family homes, and we are committed to delivering the highest standards of customer service to our tenants. Our vision is that we can ‘transform neighbourhoods, homes and services, to improve the quality of life for our customers’ and it’s the commitment, talent and expertise of our colleagues that make this happen.

We are ambitious for the future, and eager to build on our reputation for innovation and high-quality services. We strongly believe that how an organisation does things is as important as what it does; so our values and behaviours form an integral part of our organisational culture.

Due to planned retirement, we now have an opportunity for a senior finance professional to be part of our team. This is an ideal opportunity to bring a fresh perspective to what we do, building on existing strengths, while exploring new opportunities and approaches. We’re looking for a blend of technical, financial expertise and a focus on outcomes that enables you to make connections between effective financial management and better outcomes for customers.

Joining our Executive team this person will take on a broad remit that includes Finance, Risk, People and Communications, Governance and Legal, so it’s important that you have the breadth of perspective that enables to you bring effective strategic leadership and direction across these different aspects, working closely with highly capable Heads of Service and Managers in each area. You should be a qualified accountant and you will take the strategic lead on key resourcing issues, including refinancing, pensions, ESG standards and overall organisational efficiency. You’ll be a visible corporate leader in the organisation, offering expert advice at Board level to support well-informed and evidence-based decision-making.

Closing date: Noon, 9th January 2023.