Director of Finance and Corporate Services

Job Reference: DFCS2020

Location: Canary Wharf, London
Salary: £82,365 plus excellent benefits

If you’re a qualified accountant and offer a proven track record of ensuring appropriate governance, internal control and risk management within a financial leadership roleas our Director of Finance and Corporate Services, you’ll have the opportunity to play a pivotal role in the evolution of this ambitious, influential and growing organisation. 

The Housing Ombudsman Service provides independent, impartial and fair dispute resolution for nearly 5 million households in England. We recently agreed new powers with government, enabling us to do more to resolve disputes effectively and promote positive change across the social housing sector. We have agreed an increased budget to support our change programme, with exciting plans to grow the size of the organisation, recruit new colleagues and broaden our work.  

ADirector of Finance and Corporate Servicesworking closely with the Chief Operating Officer and The Ombudsman, you will help lead the Service through the development and implementation of these changes and beyond.  

Your track record will evidence your ability to lead and manage a high-quality and responsive corporate services function and ensure appropriate governance, internal control and risk management. You will possess excellent knowledge and experience of financial management and governance accounting requirements within Arm’s Length Bodies, which will include comprehensive knowledge of the requirements of Managing Public Money, Cabinet Office Spending Controls, and Accounting Officer responsibilities. 

If you possess the strategic and operational skills to lead and manage our corporate services team, please download the information pack for further details. It’s an exciting time to join us and to contribute your skills to making a difference for millions of households. 

CLOSING DATE:  midnight on Wednesday30th September 2020. 

We are committed to providing equality of opportunity. We have an environment that is inclusive and recognises the value of difference in the workplace. 

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Closing Date: 30 September 2020, 11:59 pm

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