Independent Member of the Audit & Risk Committee

Job Title: Independent Member of the Audit & Risk Committee
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Up to £5375 per annum
Start Date: 1/09/20
Reference: 14096988/001_1592853992
Contact Name: Elizabeth Campion
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 22, 2020 20:26

Job Description

Swan Housing is looking for a new Independent Member of their Audit and Risk Committee, the board meetings are held at their East London office, Stratford.

Client Details

Swan housing operate in Essex and East London and manage over 11,000 homes, with a secured development pipeline of 8,000 homes and plan to deliver an additional 10,000 homes by 2027. At Swan, they are committed to growth and innovation in delivering excellent services.

They are one of the UK's leading regeneration housing associations and boast a host of award-winning schemes. Efficient and enterprising, they deliver new, high quality housing across all tenures. This is a unique opportunity to join an ambitious organisation that punches well above its weight.


You will be working alongside a newly appointed Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee. Contributing to the overall process for ensuring that an effective internal control system is maintained and that the Group has in place appropriate controls to safeguard its assets and manage risk. You will bring a fresh approach that will offer additional scrutiny to the group's financial performance, ensuring all regulatory guidelines are adhered to.


The ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant and have had previous Non Executive experience or had noteworthy exposure to Non-Executive boards. You will be an established finance professional who has worked in or has knowledge of the social housing sector. A commercial outlook and understanding of what is needed for an ambitious organisation to deliver, is essential for this position.

Job Offer

£5,375 plus reasonable expenses

5 committee meetings per year