Executive Director of Finance



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    24 May 2021

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Do you believe everyone should have a place to call home?

Stonewater is proud to be one of the UK’s leading social housing providers, with a mission to deliver good quality affordable, homes to people who need them most. We are looking for a new Executive Director of Finance to provide specialist expertise and support us on the next stage of our journey. 

We manage around 32,500 homes in England, for over 70,000 customers. We have an ambitious development programme and offer affordable properties across a range of tenures, alongside specialist accommodation such as supported living schemes for older and vulnerable people, young people’s foyers and women’s refuges.

With an annual turnover of around £191 million and £1.8 billion in assets, Stonewater is a strong, dynamic and well-managed social business, with a long-term rating of A+ by independent credit ratings agency, S&P Global Ratings and a top G1/V1 governance and viability ranking from the Regulator of Social Housing.

A key member of our executive team, you will ensure that we keep progressing by driving change whilst also embedding robust financial and risk management. You will lead a complex financial framework, applying strategic, commercial thinking to enable us to achieve exceptional outcomes for our customers.

Our people, culture and values are central to our success. You will work in our unique, agile and flexible way that encourages a better customer and colleague experience. We are looking for a naturally curious, innovative leader who will bring the passion and energy required to help drive Stonewater’s continuing success. We will look to you to bring specialist expertise, knowledge and demonstrable skills to the Stonewater team. 

For a confidential discussion about the role please call our advisors at GatenbySanderson; Simon Wing, Rosie Gunn or Elise Kanareck on 020 7426 3370 or 0207 426 3998.

Recruitment Timetable

Closing date
Monday 10th May 2021 - 9am

Long listing
w/c 17th May 2021

Preliminary interviews
w/c 24th and 31st May 2021

Short listing
w/c 7th June 2021

Final panel
w/c 28th June 2021

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, along with a Supporting Statement that addresses the criteria set out in the person specification, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements. Please provide your home, work, mobile and email contact details and let us know of any dates when you are not available or where you may have difficulty with the indicative timetable. You should also provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to approach your referees without your prior permission, please state this clearly.

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email to confirm that you have applied. If you do not receive this email, please make contact with GatenbySanderson.