Are you looking for a new opportunity? Are you a Finance professional? Following a retirement, we have an exciting opportunity to join our Finance team within the Cambridge University Libraries (CUL) as Finance Lead. The Finance Lead is a key role which will lead a team of 4 and work closely with the Head of Finance, the newly created Management Accountant role, and stakeholders at all levels across CUL.
You will be a joint deputy to the Head of Finance, alongside the Management Accountant, in the areas of financial strategy, financial governance and management. You will be responsible for managing the operational financial administration of CUL and for developing financial strategy in line with the Libraries' and University's strategic priorities.
You will be an experienced manager with expertise in financial and accounting practice, and considerable commercial and financial acumen. In addition to being a highly organised individual, you will have the ability to communicate effectively at all levels within a complex organisation, which spans across 36 different sites with approx. 450 staff.
CUL has a hands-on, pragmatic team culture, so a willingness to roll up your sleeves and get actively involved in the day-to-day operations as well as coaching and influencing others to continue to innovate and improve their financial processes is essential.
This is an exciting time to join CUL, with an opportunity to channel your drive and passion to help them to achieve their mission and vision whilst working in a stimulating and supportive working environment.
In return, they can offer you a competitive package, including excellent benefits such as USS (Universities Superannuation Scheme) - a hybrid pension scheme, annual leave of 41 days inclusive of public holidays, and fantastic discounts at local businesses and thousands of retailers
The University is supportive of hybrid working, where some work is undertaken on University premises and some in a remote working environment. The aim of our approach is to enable as many staff as possible to work in a hybrid way if they wish and where their role allows.
We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part- time working or other flexible working arrangements.
We particularly welcome applications from candidates from a BME background for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level in our institution.
Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.
Further information on the role, person specification, benefits and much more can be found in the Further Particulars below.
If you have any questions about the role, please contact Jo Kibble, Head of Finance: [email protected].
Closing date for all applications: Sunday 25 February 2024. Interview date: Wednesday 6 March 2024.
Please quote reference VE40208 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.
The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.Further information
5 February 2024Closing date
25 February 2024