Opportunities Board

Director of Finance – Royal Star & Garter – Hampton / Hybrid – Salary Competitive

Royal Star & Garter was founded in 1916 to care for the severely injured young men returning from the battlegrounds of the First World War. Today, we provide an outstanding range of quality care and therapies to veterans and their partners living with disability or dementia.

We are a vibrant charity and regulated care provider. We operate three high quality Homes in Solihull, Surbiton & High Wycombe, where we deliver specialist nursing care and award-winning dementia care, together with a varied and engaging programme of activities, which enable residents to remain independent and enjoy life to the full.

We have been at the vanguard of social care for veterans for more than a century. We are focused on meeting the needs of veterans today and of generations to come.

Main purpose of the role:

  • Support long-term growth and sustainability through developing and implementing a dynamic financial and investment strategy.
  • Ensure charity operations are commercially astute and financially sustainable.
  • Provide engaging, visible leadership to foster financial effectiveness.
  • Support the Governors and directors with financial planning, oversight, and to deliver statutory responsibilities.
  • Ensure effective stewardship of financial resources.

The Candidate

Will have a:

  • Professional accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent).
  • Track record of results in a senior financial leadership role.
  • Strategic approach to finance within a complex organisation.
  • Passion for and experience of driving digital transformation.
  • Depth of commercial experience in relatable sectors with a care or consumer focus (social care, healthcare, charity, or education)
  • Uncompromising approach to quality, setting high standards.
  • Committed and open, professional, and respectful culture.

For an informal and confidential discussion, please speak with our advisors at Berwick Partners:

Ashley Crich

Associate Partner – Financial Leadership Practice

Berwick Partners

 +44 207 367 9753 / +44 7989 410310


Ardiana Hashani

Researcher – Financial Leadership Practice

Berwick Partners

 +44 161 498 3424 / +44 7392 113 183



Closing date for applications: Thursday 22nd February 2024.

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