Deputy Director of Finance – Finance Operations Ref 0672

School/department: Finance Division  
Hours: full time. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need) 
Contract: permanent 
Reference: 0672 
Salary: negotiable
Placed on: 23 January 2019 
Closing date: 13 February 2019. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: February/March 2019 
Expected start date: by agreement.

Job description

The University is looking to recruit a Deputy Director of Finance – Finance Operations in a newly created position to play a key role in leading the division through an exciting transformation agenda and enabling the University to achieve its strategic priorities at a time of unprecedented change and challenge within the Higher Education sector

Reporting directly to the Director of Finance you will be responsible for the following : 

  • Advising the University leadership team on all aspects of financial strategy delivery and other significant operational matters
  • Financial control and compliance across the University
  • A new business partnering function working closely with schools and professional services to create and deliver robust long term financial strategies and operational plans, risk management and strategic and commercial projects and help embed a culture of strong financial management, reporting and control 
  • Finance systems and transactions
  • Corporate, financial and management reporting including University level strategic planning and reporting ,  statutory accounts and other returns, capital accounting,  treasury and cashflow management
  • Management and development of  a team of up to 50 staff
  • Working with other senior finance staff to drive a culture of excellence across the wider division 

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How to apply

Full details including how to apply are available from:

Jack Cole, Director, Forbes Hunt

0203 196 1921

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