Financial Controller

Finance - Finance
Employment Type

The role.....

We are looking to recruit an experienced Financial Controller, or equivalent, to lead & own the finance function within this growing organisation. This key leadership role requires a proactive, personable and trusted leader, open to change, committed to innovation and getting the best out of the team. whilst owning the accounting functions within a £79m income p.a. organisation with £55m expenditure and £80m capital development programme..

As the Executive FD focuses on more strategic aims of the business, this role will see you working with senior stakeholders across the business, will offer exposure to board reporting and will be heavily involved in many of Cross Keys interesting and diverse projects including Joint-Ventures with House Builders and Local Authorities.

This is an exciting opportunity for you to own the finance function and the full finance cycle of the organisation. This is a senior, high profile role which requires both strong technical and strong people management skills.

Responsible for a team of 13 with 3 direct reports

You will have had strong experience with financial reporting, business partnering / stakeholder management, managing and developing a team and be excited and enthused about owning the finance function in what is a diverse and growing organisation. You will also be able to report to board level standards or feel confident in your ability to do so.

Recent experience of working within a similar sized organisation and managing a similar team is essential

Who we are.....

Cross Keys Homes is an award-winning, innovative, commercial business with a social heart. We're dedicated to providing high-quality, affordable housing in prosperous communities.

We're the largest social housing landlord in Peterborough, managing more than 11,000 properties and housing around 14% of the city’s population. We're also growing and moving into new areas, including Huntingdonshire, Milton Keynes and Bedfordshire. We provide affordable homes for social rent, private rent, leasehold and shared ownership.

We want to provide high-quality, affordable homes to even more people. That's why, over the last 10 years, we’ve built more than 1,300 new homes and are currently building a further 2500 homes.

We’re more than just a landlord. We want to make neighbourhoods happy and vibrant places for people to live. We do that by investing in homes, green spaces and leisure facilities, and by supporting local people through training, education and employment.

We’re also dedicated to the needs of older and vulnerable people – being the city's largest provider of independent living schemes. With our LifeLine emergency alarm service, community care, sheltered housing and our state-of the-art extra care facilities like Lapwing Apartments, we help people live independently with support available if they need it.


We are looking for....

Whilst we endeavour to contact all applicants, should you not hear from us within 21 days of applying please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.


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