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Director of Finance


Salary:   £50,132 to £58,089
Closing Date:   Thursday 23 May 2019
Interview Date:   Tuesday 04 June 2019
Reference:  PERM-281-2019


Bishop Grosseteste University is seeking to appoint a high calibre finance professional to lead and manage the finance function.

The Director of Finance is responsible for the financial stewardship of the University, its financial strategy development and the provision of financial advice related to the strategic development of the University. 

The University’s underlying financial position is solid but, in line with a rapidly changing Higher Education sector, there is a challenge to allocate resources to meet the needs of all stakeholders. As a member of the Vice-Chancellors Executive Group, the successful applicant will help to drive this programme of change, working alongside the Chief Operating Officer to whom the role reports. Successful applicants must have prior experience of financial planning, budgeting and reporting in a complex organisation and demonstrate strong technical skills, both financial and IT-related. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are also required as the role holder will be expected to work with colleagues at many levels across the organisation, including senior management and University Council.

In addition to the salary noted above the University also offers membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, 35 days holiday plus bank holidays and an additional 3 extra statutory days.

If you have any queries regarding the role or would like an informal conversation before applying, please contact Steve Deville, Chief Operating Officer, using the following email

Interviews are expected to be held on Tuesday 4 June 2019.

We promote equality of opportunity and diversity within the workplace and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The closing date for this job vacancy has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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