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Assistant Director of Finance

Venn Group
Closing date
1 Dec 2021

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Contract Type
Full Time
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A position has arisen for an Assistant Director of Finance to work for an Education Institute based in Kent. The post holder is responsible for Supporting the Director of Finance, by leading the operational financial services remit.

Job responsibilities include:
  • Ensuring that the transactional services are delivered effectively to meet regulatory and service requirements
  • Working closely with members of the Financial Management Team and other professionals in order to ensure sound financial management of the University
  • Leading and overseeing the production of annual financial statements and other financial data returns
  • Having a comprehensive oversight of a wide range of service including Financial Accounting, Research Project Finances, Student Financial Services, Payroll, Pensions and Payments, Finance Systems and Insurance
  • Managing the financial compliance and other operational risks across the portfolio of Finance activity, ensuring that this well understood, documented, and addressed by way of controls, insurance and other risk mitigation activity
  • Providing leadership to professional managers

Candidate profile:
  • Fully qualified accounting qualification with a good range of post qualification experience
  • Experience working within the Education sector (D)
  • Significant relevant leadership experience, or substantial experience and proven success in a strategically important broad function/specialist area
  • Significant experience in a senior financial management role in a complex organisation working at a strategic and operational level
  • A comprehensive understanding of current accounting policies and standards, coupled with experience of all aspects of financial management and financial reporting, including strategy planning and formulation
  • Good written and verbal communication skills

Agency Reference Number: 7128210

Permanent: £61,818 - £71,289

To apply for this role or to find out about other Education Finance jobs, please contact Dannielle Day

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.
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