Head of Finance

Plumpton College
Plumpton College are looking to recruit a Head of Finance towork in our award-winning team. You will be working on a full time, permanent basis and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of £42,594 to £54,498 per annum.

The Head of Finance role:

Plumpton College is now seeking to appoint to the new position of Head of Finance. 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.

As ourHead of Finance you'll need to meet the below criteria:

- A qualified accountant with strong technical skills

- Ability to provide sound, comprehensive financial information and reports

- Ensure accuracy at all times

- Ability to implement robust financial controls

- Strong technical accounting expertise

- 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:

- 26 days annual leave and UK Bank Holidays

- Up to 7 additional Christmas closure days

- Competitive salary

- Local Government Pension Scheme

- Free on-site parking

Plumpton College is a medium sized organisation with over 3000 students, a turnover of £18m and a rich and diverse business portfolio aligned to the needs of the land based and rural sector across the South East. The college has a clear strategic plan, excellent resources and a drive for continuous quality improvement.

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 30th September 2019 at 9.00am
Interviews will be held: week commencing 7th October 2019

If you'd like to join our team as our new Head of Finance then please click 'apply' today, we'd love to hear from you!