Head of Finance

Plumpton College
West Sussex
42594.00 - 50861.00 GBP Annual
15 Apr 2019
14 May 2019
Job role
Head of finance
Contract type
Full time

We are currently looking to recruit a Head of Finance at an exciting time for Plumpton College as we embark upon our next phase of ambitious growth. In return you will receive a competitive salary of GBP42,594 – GBP50,861 per annum.

The Head of Finance Role:

This is an excellent opportunity to manage the finance team at a progressive and growing College, ensuring it delivers the highest possible contribution to the strategic aims of the organisation. The Head of Finance will lead a team of six, ensuring that they perform finance functions effectively and deputising for the Finance Director when required.

Experience and knowledge of our Head of Finance:

– A qualified accountant with strong technical skills

– Ability to provide sound, comprehensive financial information and reports

– Ability to implement robust financial controls

– Strong technical accounting expertise

– An experienced people manager and strong communicator

– Ability to provide leadership to the finance team, motivating them as well as establishing strong relationships

– Confidence and capability to lead the team in delivering the College's financial accounting, management accounts, statutory accounts and returns.

– Experience of Further Education, ESFA funding and group reporting is desirable.

Benefits of becoming our Head of Finance :

– Competitive salary

– 26 days holiday plus bank holidays (as well as up to 7 efficiency closure days at Christmas)

– Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme

– Free on–site parking

With over 3,000 students, excellent resources and a drive for continuous improvement, Plumpton College is actively seeking staff who want to make a difference and be part of this exciting phase of our development. At Plumpton College we are Ambitious & Progressive, Enterprising, Professional, Supportive and Passionate about everything we do – if you share these values and would like to be part of our growing team then we'd like to hear from you.

Closing date for applications: Monday 13th May 2019 at 9.00am

Interviews will be held: W/c 20th May 2019

If you'd like to join our team as our new Head of Finance then please click 'apply' today – don't miss out, we'd love to hear from you!

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