Our vision is to become a beacon of educational excellence, transforming the lives of the individuals and communities we serve
Head of Finance
Reference Number: SCCG2113A
Salary: £45,161 per annum with incremental progression to £51,124
Advert Closing Date: Sunday 2nd Augst 2020 at midnight
Assessment and Interview Date: Provisionally Wednesday 12th August 2020. Interviews will comply with social distancing guidelines.
Location: Pendleton Sixth Form College
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per Week: 37
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join us as our Head of Finance, reporting to the Director of Finance. You will be a key and proactive member of the College Leadership Team, and have responsibility for the management of the finance team.
We are seeking to appoint a Head of Finance to provide a comprehensive, high quality and professional financial management and control service to the Salford City College Group. Acting as a key adviser to budget holders on financial issues, you will play a significant role in ensuring effective financial stewardship and seeking opportunities to improve systems and processes to enhance services provided to stakeholders. The Head of Finance is required to be proactive in managing our finances to support the College to achieve its strategic objectives, whilst also assisting the Director of Finance in the strategic financial and risk management of the College.
You will be CCAB / CIMA qualified, with significant and recent experience in the public or third sector. Our ideal candidate would have significant and recent experience of managing finances in the education sector (e.g. FE, HE, MAT), and a good understanding of the challenges faced in the sector.
You will have an outstanding track record in system and process enhancement, outstanding communication and organisational skills, and be strongly committed to working with the College’s values and ethos. You must demonstrate the ability to lead a comprehensive financial management service and team, and advise on financial matters affecting the College. You will have considerable drive, and be positive about change and innovation.
The position would suit someone who is looking for a new challenge or who is ready for the next step up in their career.
To apply for this job, please complete the registration and online application form via our website.
Reasons to Join Us:
• A range of developmental & career opportunities
• Optional Salary Sacrifice Schemes for the latest technology, mobile phones & bikes
• Staff Benefits Package with the best discounts and savings from high-street retailers, holidays and cinemas
• Various health & wellbeing benefits including discounted gym memberships, confidential staff counselling and health cash plans
• Family Friendly & Flexible Working Policies
Commitment to Safeguarding
As part of our safeguarding commitment we undertake DBS checks as part of our pre-employment procedures on all potential new employees. Appointees will be required to pay for their own DBS checks where applicable to the post.
Salford City College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.