Head of Finance - Faculty of Business

University of Leeds
June 03, 2024
Offerd Salary:£56,021 - £64,914
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Head of Finance - Faculty of Business

Salary: Grade 9 (£56,021 - £64,914 p.a. pro rata, depending on experience)

This role will be based on the university campus, with scope for it to be undertaken in a hybrid manner. We are also open to discussing flexible working arrangements.

Do you have exceptional leadership qualities, are you able to provide strategic direction ensuring financial sustainability? Can you collaborate successfully at a senior level to drive institutional change?

Reporting to the Director of Finance, you will be the Head of Finance for the Faculty of Business, one of the seven Faculties that make up the University of Leeds. Annual faculty income is £100m of which £2.7m comes from research grants and contracts. As a member of the Faculty Executive Committee you will play a significant role in scoping and developing the Faculty's overall strategy.

You will also have a finance leadership role across the Finance community; sitting on the University Finance Executive team you will make a significant contribution to the University's strategic agenda and the development of the finance service. You will have management responsibility for the Faculty Finance Manager, Faculty Management Accountant and Faculty Research Manager, and through them all finance staff within the Faculty.

With demonstrable skills and experience in developing and implementing business and financial strategies, you should be a professionally qualified accountant. You will also have good political awareness, significant experience of managing a business orientated finance function at a senior level, strong analytical skills and the ability to interpret, present and communicate complex financial information to colleagues of all disciplines in an enthusiastic and proactive manner.

What we offer in return:

  • 26 days holiday plus 16 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) – that's 42 days a year!
  • Generous pension scheme plus life assurance.
  • Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls.
  • Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team, and self-development courses including languages, Creative Writing, Wellbeing Therapies and much more.
  • Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.
  • And much more!

    To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

    Jo Nicol, Head of Finance - Faculty of Business

    Email: [email protected]

    Location: Leeds - Main Campus

    Faculty/Service: Professional Services School/Institute: Finance (inc Payroll) Category: Professional & Managerial Grade: Grade 9 Salary: £56,021 to £64,914 per annum pro-rata Working Time: 60% FTE Post Type: Part Time Contract Type: Ongoing Release Date: Monday 13 May 2024 Closing Date: Monday 03 June 2024 Reference: CSFIN1308

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