Director of Finance & Corporate Services

  • Position: Director of Finance & Corporate Services
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: £64,338 (under review) + essential car allowance and final salary pension scheme
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 29 March 2019
Langstane Housing Association is a Registered Social Landlord and registered charity. Founded in 1977 to provide homes for single people in need of affordable rented accommodation, over 40 years later we are meeting that need and more. We currently own and manage over 2,880 good quality affordable homes throughout Aberdeen city, Aberdeenshire and Moray.

With a turnover of almost over £15 million, we’ve grown significantly over the past few years providing a range of services to meet the changing needs of our tenants and customers. The successful candidate will embrace and drive forward our ambition.  Our key objective is to provide excellence in terms of the services we offer and the homes we provide.

If you are a highly motivated, competent, hardworking and inspirational finance professional who wishes to further develop their career and is committed to making a positive difference, we offer an outstanding opportunity.

This is an Executive Director position within a small Executive Team, with responsibility for:
• Contributing towards the overall strategy of Langstane Housing Association.
• Directing, leading, inspiring and developing the finance and treasury management function, whilst ensuring sector and other statutory compliance.
• Ensuring the Association continues to be financially viable, meeting current and projected commitments and creating sufficient reserves to fund future maintenance and stock improvement programmes.
• Negotiating finance and funding requirements to advance future developments.
• Ensuring Langstane’s ICT and HR functions are delivered to a high standard.
• Driving forward continual improvements and demonstrating value for money.

You will hold a professional accountancy qualification and have experience of developing policy and financial strategy at a senior level, preferably within a Registered Social Landlord.

It is essential to have experience of leading, managing and developing a Finance team together with an understanding of financial management and other ICT systems.

Our staff are key to making sure our vision becomes a reality.  In return we can offer a career in an industry that makes a difference to people’s lives together with very favourable terms and conditions of employment.

Inspired to apply for the Director of Finance & Corporate Services role, please download a recruitment pack above, Email: or Tel 0141 352 7445.

If you would welcome a confidential informal discussion, please contact Susan Campbell at EVH at Tel: 0141 352 7433.

Closing date for return of completed applications to EVH, is 2pm on Friday 29 March 2019.

Interviews will be held on Monday 15 April 2019 in Aberdeen.

Langstane Housing Association Ltd is a registered Scottish Charity No.SC 011754 and a registered Property Factor No. PF 000666