Director Of Finance

  • £85,000 - £90,000 per annum
  • Cuxton, , Kent
  • Rapport Housing And Care

Rapport Housing and Care is a registered charity and housing association that was established 55 years ago to provide housing and support for older people. It has grown considerably and the organisation now offers care homes along with supported and extra care housing across Kent. In addition to this, it is currently delivering a £50M development programme providing extra care housing schemes and an exciting business plan along with immense determination to do more.

Responsible for the overall performance of the Finance, Property and IT teams, the successful applicant will also take the lead for strategic financial management, IT along with property development for the organisation, ensuring its long term financial strength and viability plus make best use of the organisations resources, IT systems and property assets. To lead on risk management and co-ordinate the effective management of the process. As a member of a small executive team, contribute to corporate decision making and take responsibility along with executive colleagues for the wider activities of the organisation.

Fulfilling the expectations of most of the job description and person specification, candidates must have worked in social housing or other relevant industries, with experience managing a finance team. It is also important they previously held a senior management position with regular exposure to the Executive Team. Professionally qualified e.g. ACCA, CIMA, CAEW, you will be a strategic thinker plus be resilient and a positive communicator, with the ability to implement change. In addition to this, you must be able demonstrate at interview how you would satisfy our organisation values and positive workplace behaviours.

To learn more about this excellent opportunity please download the attached recruitment pack.

In order to apply you should submit:

An up-to-date CV which shows your full career history we recommend that this is no longer than three pages;

A supporting statement explaining why you are interested in this role, detailing how you are a good candidate for this post and how you fulfil the person specification we recommend that this is no longer than three pages.

SALARY: £85,000 to £90,000

BENEFITS: Pension - 10% of basic salary contribution to scheme of choice, private medical insurance (BUPA), death in service (3 x final pensionable salary), on-site parking, hybrid working (up to 3 days out of 5 working from home subject to needs of the organisation)

LOCATION: Cuxton / Hybrid (a quiet village near Rochester in offices overlooking the River Medway)

CLOSING DATE: 4PM: 21 June 2022


Subject to change, confirmation of all appointments is subject to proof of Eligibility to Work in the UK, satisfactory Enhanced DBS clearance, satisfactory references, satisfactory numeracy and literacy assessments and medical clearance.

Rapport Housing and Care values the diversity that exists in all our communities and works towards this being reflected in our workforce.

Charity No: 254140.

  • Advertiser: Direct Employer
  • Reference: CVM28627