Head of Finance Systems (N)
£ 76,700 - 85,222 per year Permanent - Full time
Head of Finance Systems
Salary: Up to £85,222
Location: Kings Cross, London
Are you a Finance Systems expert? Join us in our new and exciting Head of Finance Systems position.

Notting Hill Genesis (NHG) is one of London’s leading Housing Associations. We provide homes to around 170,000 people in some 55,000 properties across the capital and a further 9,000 in the south east of England.

Following the merger of Notting Hill Housing and Genesis Housing Association, we are excited about building on our rich joint history, establishing our long term plans as we work through our integration process. 

As a larger organisation, we require a Head of Finance Systems to help make our vision a reality. You’ll report to the Financial Services Director and lead the Finance Systems team.  Using your finance expertise and software knowledge you’ll be responsible for overseeing our primary accounting system, as well as our purchase order system and controlling the interfaces from other systems.  You’ll have a solid understanding of the Sun systems landscape, and have significant experience of maintaining a robust control environment, to support our corporate strategic objectives. With oversight for all Finance Systems across the Group, we’ll quickly come to depend on your expertise in delivering projects, problem solving and advising the rest of the business on how to make the most of the systems.

We are an organisation with a turnover of about £700m, you’ll play a vital role in developing and delivering finance systems that supports the business needs. To do this you’ll need to already be an expert on Sun accounting systems, and possess a deep knowledge of the underlying architecture.  You’ll be aware of how interfaces can be used to import information into Sun, and how to utilise Sun for financial reporting.  We’ll expect you to have the ability to drive change and influence stakeholders at all levels, particularly as we continue to integrate our businesses, people and processes.  This is an exciting role offering you the opportunity to help shape the integrated systems we require as we grow into the future.

To do all of this well, we’ll ask you to have a deep knowledge of accounting, gained through either practical experience or a recognised Accounting qualification with ACA, ACCA, CIMA or an equivalent body.  Alongside your accounting knowledge, we will draw on your finance systems experience in a similar level of role overseeing Sun within a commercial professional environment.  We are a complex business, so you’ll need to be adaptable and flexible, while we create a new organisation.  

This is a role with a lot of responsibility; it’s a role that will give you the opportunity to establish yourself as a respected senior advisor in a large and complex organisation.

In return we offer a competitive salary, generous annual leave, health cash plan, season ticket loan, life assurance and a generous contributory pension offer as well as other benefits packages.

To apply for this role, upload your CV and supporting statement. Please note a supporting statement is not a cover letter. You will need to address the behaviours and essential criteria listed on the role profile and provide examples of how you demonstrate these skills and well as your experience.

For further information please see the attached Role Profile at the bottom of this advert.

For further information or an informal conversation regarding the role please contact Tom Bullock 0203 837 7880 t.bullock@retinue-solutions.com 

Closing date for applications is midday on Friday 19 July.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to complete online ability tests before interviews.

Notting Hill Genesis is one of the UK’s leading housing providers.  Care & Support is a huge part of what we do, with services across London, the South East and East Anglia.  We believe in providing the support networks our customers need and aim to make a positive impact in their lives.

We’re hugely diverse, providing support to customers with a wide range of support needs.  We don’t just accept difference, we celebrate and support it.  Like the communities we serve, we thrive on it.
Sector: Not for Profit and Charities
Driving License: Not Required
Extra info:
Head of Finance Systems Role Profile.pdf

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