As our Assistant Principal Finance & Business Services you will be the executive lead on all operational aspects of finance, ICT and MIS, and you will have direct impact on decision making, with accountability for driving the strategic direction, performance and organisational strategy. Reporting to the Principal & Chief Executive and working closely with the Board, Audit Committee and Executive Team, the position is critical in building a success driven ethos through providing strong, clear, and inspiring leadership across the organisation – all of which support our objectives.
Through your work as the strategic lead on finance and business services, you will work collaboratively with the leadership team to enhance opportunities for students to engage in every level of education and training, and continue to provide outstanding support, services and facilities for them. You will do this through the development of business systems and funding strategies, working with senior colleagues to ensure our infrastructure is designed to educate, empower and inspire our students to make excellent life choices around careers, employment and future study or training.
We are looking for a professionally qualified Accountant (ACCA or equivalent) who is passionate about making a difference to people’s lives through our college. From a technical point of view, you will need to be highly skilled in both strategic financial planning and scenario-based modelling around funding, as well leading on the production of statutory reports and audits.
You will be an entrepreneurial leader who has an eye for improvements and new revenue streams, who brings out the best in people – encouraging and fostering collaborative way of working, whilst being able to ‘roll your sleeves up’ when needed.
You will be highly proactive with a proven record of inspiring and developing high performing teams and embedding the most effective and efficient internal systems and processes.
Outside of finance you will be able to demonstrate previous accountability for the success of leading, MIS, ICT and development of business systems.
For further information about the role, or to arrange a confidential chat, please contact our executive search advisers at Peridot Partners:
Closing date: 12pm, Monday 8th March 2021