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  • Ref no: ARK00030
  • Published: 8/1/2020
  • Closes: 28/1/2020
  • Location: The Priory, Canaan Lane, EH10 4SG
  • Salary: £48,752.00 per year + car allowance - £3926
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week

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Head of Finance

Based in Edinburgh – travel required throughout Scotland

Salary - £48,752 + Car Allowance - £3,926

ARK is a major provider of Housing, Care and Support to people with long term and enduring conditions such as learning disability, mental health issues, dementia and autism. Our aim is to ensure that those who use our services get the very best out of ARK to enable them to live a good life.

We are recruiting an inspirational leader to head up the Finance function, and as a member of the Senior Leadership Team, work with colleagues to fulfil our aim to support tenants and service users to lead a good life.

Your primary role is to provide operational leadership that delivers precise governance for ARK and to put in place risk managed operational plans that will ensure its continued development within operating models that are both viable and sustainable over the longer term.

You will be accountable for leading the Finance team to develop, deliver and embed financial strategies to build an ARK culture that aligns to our values and aims and will achieve sustained high performance. Integral to this role is the provision of accurate and timely Finance performance reports, function KPIS’s, forecasts and budgets. In addition to this is the ability to analyse, interpret and report accurate monthly Finance data in a timely manner; update forecasts and plans based on the learning of month results and develop Finance options that enable the SLT to take forward operational strategies. Motivational team leadership and team development abilities are necessary with a positive commitment to continued professional development for self and others. Strong organisational, interpersonal, negotiating and influencing skills are prerequisites.

The role of Head of Finance reports directly to the Finance Director and will deputise for the Finance Director as required.



If you believe you meet these requirements and are interested in applying for this exciting opportunity with a long standing, successful organisation, please send your application to 

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