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Chief Financial Officer | Housing Trust

Chief Financial Officer | Housing Trust

Job Title: Chief Financial Officer | Housing Trust
Job Type: Permanent
Location: NSW Other, Wollongong, Illawarra & South Coast
Industry: Executive Search
Reference: 3294966
Contact Name: Liska Turner
Contact Email: liska@beaumontpeople.com.au

Job Description

The vision of the Housing Trust is a decent home for everyone. They do this by building, managing and maintaining over 1,150 homes with 200 in the pipeline, providing safe and affordable rental housing for more than 2,000 people. Coniston 2500.
As a Tier 1 nationally registered Community Housing Provider they work strategically with all levels of government and actively advocate for the sector. The CEO is also the Chair of CHIA NSW and a regular media commentator on the importance of affordable housing[MS1] .
About the role
The Chief Finance Officer is a key member of the Housing Trust’s Executive Leadership Team and is responsible for delivering best practice in financial governance, sound investment, risk management and reporting across the whole of business. The role monitors the property, construction and financial landscape to ensure HT has the financial and technical resources needed for growth and sustainability.
This role is responsible for the development and delivery of financial and feasibility assessment models, asset optimisation, risk management, compliance, technology and reporting. The initial priorities for the role include:  
  • Preparing a capital acquisition plan (debt and/or equity) to finance the growth property pipeline, approximately an additional 200 homes at present
  • Undertaking a comprehensive review of the technology and data requirements of the business and developing digital strategies to enhance service delivery
  • Maintain and review insurances that reflect HT’s risk profile and operations
  • Oversee and support the delivery of the Team plan ensuring financial compliance and an ongoing commitment to process innovation and productivity efficiencies.
About you
A lateral thinker, commercial, proactive and solutions oriented with the ability to work across the operational and strategic priorities. To be successful you will be able to demonstrate the following.  
  1. Tertiary qualifications including membership of CA or CPA
  2. Extensive experience in a similar role in financial management, including financial modelling for capital projects, regulatory and statutory compliance management, with responsibility of reporting and advising to Board level
  3. Contemporary knowledge and understanding of accounting principles, legislation and standards
  4. Experience in debt capacity analysis and investment funding, with experience in joint ventures highly regarded
  5. Demonstrated aptitude for innovation in identifying, developing and implementing business support systems
  6. Advanced problem solving abilities and high level negotiation skills
  7. Proven ability to lead and develop a team               
The opportunity for you  
  • An inspiring and positive environment with an active staff engagement strategy where 96% of staff recommend HT as a great place to work
  • A competitive remuneration package that includes access to salary packaging benefits including the provision of a motor vehicle
  • Central Wollongong location close to the train station
  • Opportunity to work flexibly including some working from home
  • Ongoing professional development  
How to apply
To request an information pack please email Liska Turner at liska@beaumontpeople.com.au.
To submit an application please click APPLY. Applications will be assessed on receipt and shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.
The closing date is 28 July 2021.
Beaumont Not-for-Profit has been retained to recruit this position so please direct all enquiries to Beaumont People.

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