(HC45) Director of Finance

Warwickshire | £80,000.00 - 92,000.00 Per Annum

Reall is an international development charity who are building an affordable homes movement that will improve the life chances of 100 million people across Africa and Asia with a strategy to get affordable homes built at scale by targeting investments, generating ideas and championing evidence. This accelerates the flow of capital and the availability of end-user finance, leading to catalytic commercial, economic and socially sustainable change.

A strong corporate function that supports the organisation’s mission and provides robust governance is essential to enable this Charity to meet its strategic objectives.  This is an exciting time to join an organisation experiencing significant growth to continue the journey towards service excellence. 

Reporting to the Chief Executive, you will be an engaged and active member of the five-person Executive Team. You will be involved in setting the direction of this expanding organisation, contributing to the development of Corporate Business and Operating Plans and working collaboratively in developing and inspiring staff to deliver against Reall’s mission, vision and values.  Specifically, you will be responsible for finance, governance and corporate services. There are several key priorities: financial risk management of the loan portfolio, preparing for an autumn investor review, and leading the team to implement the board governance action plan and ensuring a quality performance management system.

A Qualified Accountant, you will have experience of working in a director level role in a medium sized organisation or equivalent. You will be able to demonstrate that you have led HR, facilities management and IT functions to the highest standards.  You have excellent corporate governance experience and have delivered high-quality risk and assurance.  Experience of working in a charity or in the international or social enterprise development sector would be an advantage.  With a focus on the organisation’s mission, you will be required to use your analytical and problem-solving abilities and calm judgement to direct the organisation, utilising your people skills to direct and develop your team.


·       Flexible working patterns considered.
·       Company pension scheme
·       Superb working environment
·       Car parking subject to availability

 Reall is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and clients with whom Reall engages. Reall expects all staff to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us. The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation. All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which will include criminal records for all roles and finance checks for Exec appointments.

For an information pack or to discuss this vacancy, please telephone Heather Clarke on 01952 743243 or email heather.clarke@harrisburns.com