Top job! Finance Manager

  • Full time
  • Circa £55,000
  • Motherwell
  • Closing 30th May 2022

  • Advertised from 9th May 2022


Thank you for your interest in the position of Finance Manager at Lanarkshire Housing Association.

Our strategic aspiration has at its heart, the desire to support people in achieving a better future for themselves and their families by providing affordable and sustainable homes within strong communities. Based in Motherwell, the Association has 927 units for rent, 41 shared ownership properties and provide factoring services for 210 owners.

To assist in the development of strong communities, we put customers’ needs and expectations at the centre of our decision-making process to ensure that we deliver high quality services which are focused on people and homes. We are committed to working towards the highest standards of corporate governance and the post of Finance Manager can make a positive contribution in this area.

Staff are experienced, passionate, and dedicated to the work of the Association, which has been more than evident during the challenges of the past 2 years. The post of Finance Manager will be a key role in the Association, leading on all aspects of finance, risk & financial governance, allowing for the development and oversight of all financial management areas.

The Finance Manager will play an important part in developing policies which are responsive to the needs of tenants and owners and promote good relations with all client groups. The post holder will also be responsible for ensuring that all statutory and regulatory standards are met. It will involve directly contributing to the Business Plan with the Chief Executive and other Senior Staff.

Key areas are:

  • Enhancing business efficiency and promoting sound financial management
  • Assisting in planning through a business plan, budget, and input into the capital programme
  • Developing Key Performance Indicators
  • Developing borrowing and investment strategies, minimising tenants’ risk
  • Preparation of cashflow forecasts and financial projections
  • Promoting value for money
  • Determining a strategic audit plan, utilising an internal audit service

As such, we would expect the successful candidate to have a relevant track record in a senior management role; backed by a degree or professional qualification. Leadership qualities, commercial awareness, and the ability to work collaboratively are all relevant and valuable.

Lanarkshire Housing Association is a supportive and progressive employer. A range of family friendly policies are in operation to assist employees balance their work commitments with their family and leisure responsibilities. We have Investor in People accreditation (Silver) recognising that the development of people’s professional and personal skills is important.

Further information on the Association can be found at

Application notes

Closing date for Applications: 30 May 2022

If the opportunity is of interest, please get in touch with our retained consultant, David Bond of McGregor Bond ( for a fuller Briefing Document or call him on 07801 490678 for a confidential discussion.