The post holder will join a highly effective senior leadership team of eight which includes 4 senior post holders who form the executive team. You will work with the Principal to strategically lead the college finance and estates function. Additionally you will work with a professional team and college managers on the accommodation strategy and live projects. You will lead on internal and external audit functions with the Principal and Clerk to the Corporation and on the college’s response to GDPR. You will be expected to play a significant part in the wider strategic deliberations of the SLT and executive team. There is an explicit desire to prepare the incumbent to take on a Principal’s role in the future if this is your aspiration. You will work closely with colleagues and the Board of Governors at a strategic level.
A fully qualified accountant with solid experience in a post 16 education setting is essential. The role will demand a detailed understanding of the financial agenda in FE and highly developed data analysis skills to underpin the drive to protect our outstanding financial health and lead on the capital projects for planning and execution. The new Executive Director will work closely, alongside the other members of the Executive team and SLT, with the Governing Body.