Top job! Executive Director of Finance

  • Full time
  • £100,000
  • Perth (Hybrid)
  • Closing 5th June 2024

  • Advertised from 14th May 2024


An opportunity to make a positive impact on peoples’ lives and community

Caledonia Housing Association is one of Scotland’s leading social housing providers and has been recognised as one of the top UK Housing Associations to work for, with the vision of providing “Homes and Services that make life better”. We are committed to providing high quality affordable housing, building new homes and transforming customer services, across the 8 local authorities in which we operate, employing approximately 200 staff.

Caledonia is a financially strong organisation with exciting opportunities ahead of us, so it’s a great time for someone looking for a career defining opportunity to expand their strategic leadership

experience within an organisation with a strong social purpose and progressive people culture.

This Executive Director of Finance role follows a recent review of our Executive Structure, with the aim of enhancing the strategic capacity of Caledonia’s senior leadership team. The newly created post of Executive Director of Finance reports directly to the CEO and will work closely with the Caledonia Governing Body, deputising for the Chief Executive as required.

About the role

The Executive Director of Finance will be responsible for strategic leadership and oversight of all aspects of finance and treasury management. You will collaborate closely with the executive team and our Management Board to develop and execute financial strategies and plans that deliver the ambitious Caledonia Housing Group Business Plan and achieve excellent results for our customers and communities.

What you will bring

As a finance leader and professionally qualified accountant, you will offer a proven track record of working at a senior level, delivering financial strategies that drive growth and sustainable business improvement.

You will bring experience of working with executive teams to support strategic decision making and demonstrate skills in collaboration and innovation, with extensive experience in leading business transformation initiatives.

A place where everyone can thrive

The Executive Finance Director is a Hybrid Role, which means you will work flexibly from a range of sites including: working from home, at Caledonia Group Offices, or on a mobile basis to be near customers or assets.

Supporting the health and wellbeing of our people, and an inclusive culture where everyone feels valued is fundamental to who we are.

As a Caledonia Housing Group employee, you will enjoy a fantastic range of benefits including:

  • 36 days annual leave (increasing with service)
  • Sector leading pension scheme, matched up to 12% by us
  • FREE membership of a healthcare cash plan, including cover for dependents
  • Paid Volunteering Day
  • Generous executive car allowance
  • Employee Counselling Service
  • Enhanced benefits for maternity, paternity and adoption leave

Caledonia strives for equality of opportunity in all its activities and encourages applicants from all sections of the community.

Application notes

Interested in learning more?

If the opportunity to play a leading role in this values based and ambitious organisation interests and excites you, please get in touch with Emma Stevenson from MM Search at for a Recruitment Pack or call 0141-4040-433 for a confidential conversation.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 5th June 2024