Finance Manager to the School of Biological Sciences/Senior Assistant Treasurer

University of Cambridge - Finance Division

We are looking for a Finance Manager to join our central administrative team and work closely with the Head of School, the Council of the School and the Heads of Departments. There are 9 departments and 5 major interdisciplinary institutes within the School of Biological Sciences, with a combined annual expenditure of over £130 million.

The post holder will lead and deliver the School financial planning process and provide strategic financial advice to the Head of School and the Council of the School. Responsibilities will also include making recommendations in support of major resource and financial decisions, developing financial systems and procedures as well as undertaking high level problem solving and project work.

With a financial management or accounting background and ideally with a recognised professional accountancy qualification, you will be a team-oriented individual who has a hands-on proactive approach. Excellent IT (in particular Excel) and interpersonal skills are essential. This is an excellent opportunity with a clear route for progression.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check, a health assessment and a security check.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Vanessa White 01223 332227 email

Please quote reference AG10886 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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