Finance Director

Plumpton College
£65,000 - £75,000 per annum
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
At Plumpton College we are currently looking for an experienced, finance professional to come and join our team as our new Finance Director. The successful candidate will join us on a full time, permanent basis and will receive a competitive salary of £65,000 - £75,000 per annum.

Plumpton College is a medium sized organisation with over 3000 students, a turnover of nearly £18m and a rich and diverse business portfolio aligned to the needs of employers and communities across the South East.

With good financial health, excellent state of the art resources and a drive for continuous quality improvement, the college is well positioned to achieve its ambitious future growth targets.

About the Finance Director role

As a member of the College's Senior Management Team, the Finance Director will play an active role in the overall management of the College and provide dynamic and effective strategic leadership and management in the context of financial overview, planning, monitoring and control. You will be responsible for developing and implementing the College's Financial Strategy and ensure continued financial health of the College to underpin continued investment and enhancement of our services to students, employers and our stakeholders.

What we're looking for in our Finance Director

We are looking for an experienced finance professional with outstanding leadership skills and a drive for strong performance and quality to play a pivotal role in our development and future. With sound knowledge of financial legislation and accounting practices you will have recent proven experience of developing and implementing financial strategy.

In return as our Finance Director, we can offer you...

You are entitled to 30 working days, plus 8 bank holidays and up to 5 efficiency days when the college closes at Christmas. You will automatically become a member of the Local Government Pension Scheme and pay contributions as determined by annual salary levels. The pension scheme includes life assurance cover and the college will also pay a contribution towards your pension. There is also free car parking and a competitively priced dining room service.

If you believe you have a significant contribution to make to our future and would like to join us as the new Finance Director then please click 'apply' today.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday, 14th February 2017 at Midday

Selection centre will be held: Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd March 2017