Zebra Housing Association – Director of Finance

Zebra Housing Association is a specialist not for profit housing association providing accommodation and support services to post-grad international students and their families in Central London.

We have over fifty years of experience in providing housing for international students. We offer students the opportunity to live in London and be provided with decent, value for money accommodation.

Location(s): London
Job Type: Permanent
Closing date: February 08 2019
Salary: £80k pa (pro rata)

About the role

As an organisation the work that we do helps support international students throughout their studies and until fruition. Being diverse in nature we understand the challenges of international relocation and facilitate a number of programs to support our tenants. We only house international students, most of whom are studying at doctorate & Masters level, on student tenancies. We also re-invest all our profits in our buildings.

The role requires a skilled and highly motivated finance professional who can combine strategic leadership with technical expertise. One of your key drivers will be your commitment to internationalism with a passion for education.  You will build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders of all levels from the offset.

This position is an integral and multifaceted opportunity within the strategic team.  You will have a well-rounded skillset and be able to contribute to the continued progression of the organisation. Being a small but growing organisation, we are looking for a finance professional that is highly adaptable and collaborative.

You will be a proactive financial specialist and strategic thinker with expertise in multi-year financial business planning, forecasting, managing risk, development and succession planning. Ideally you will have a sound understanding and proven track record of using Brixx modelling. IT knowledge within a housing setting would be an advantage.

This is a Finance Director role that offers variety and flexibility with the opportunity to greatly influence the growth of the organisation. If you have a passion for the global community and education we would like to hear from you.

The role is part time working 3 days a week, 21 hours per week.

Key contact

For an informal discussion and further information about this role, please contact Kembi Coakelin on  07376 016 079 or 020 3434 0990 or email kembi@campbelltickell.com

Key dates

Closing date Stage 1 interviews Stage 2 interviews
Fri 8 Feb 2019 at 12 noon Fri 22 Feb 2019 Wed 27 Feb 2019

How to apply

Please download and review the recruitment pack and associated documents below:

Send an up to date CV and supporting statement, detailing how you meet the criteria for this role using the person specification, along with your completed declaration form. We advise that your supporting statement is no longer than 3 pages and your CV no more than 3 pages. Your CV must contain dates worked and a brief description of your key responsibilities for each role including consultancy/project work.

Once complete, please send your application in MS Word format by email zebra@campbelltickell.com


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