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Finance Manager (Maternity Cover)

Swansea University - Finance Department

Location: Swansea
Salary: £50,132 to £58,089 per annum (pro-rata if part time)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 8th November 2018
Closes: 18th November 2018
Job Ref: SD01655

The Finance Department at Swansea University invites applications for the senior position of Finance Manager for the College of Engineering.

This individual will be a part of the Financial Management Section of the Finance Department of the University and will be one of a team of Finance Managers and Business Partners who are responsible for leading Finance in the college within their remit, ensuring outcomes are aligned to maintaining and improving the College’s top 10 UK ranking and the University’s strategic aim of becoming a top-20 University. This role will have responsibility for the College of Engineering which has significant annual income and expenditure exceeding £40 million. The College has approximately 460 staff and 3,500 students.

Highly visible and role modelling exceptional leadership, you will lead a cohesive and influential Finance function for the College of Engineering, developing capability and insight in advance of organisation need.  You will understand the local and organisational business environment, identifying risks, providing insights and flexible, innovative solutions based on a long-term view of the organisation’s direction, shaping and aligning the Finance solution accordingly.

This critical role will play a key role in working with the College’s Executive Management Team in developing and delivering our ambitious 10-year business plan to ensure success of planning, forecasting, decision making, delivery and evaluation.

Acting with a strong sense of purpose and a dynamic vision for Finance, you will confidently advise and influence the College Senior Executive Team utilising your professional expertise. You will continually evaluate your own impact, that of your team and of the overall function in order to improve as a professional and drive sustainable performance.

The Finance Manager will have responsibility for a team of 11 within the College of Engineering. This comprises of a senior position of Financial Operations Manager and a team of transactional finance administrators (line managed by the Financial Operations Manager) as well as leadership duties to finance or transactional staff working in College of Engineering projects.

The College of Engineering at Swansea University has undergone a very significant period of transformative growth and development over the past five years which has included doubling student numbers while increasing quality, raising our international research profile and moving to a brand new purpose built campus in 2015.

Closing Date: Sunday 18th November 2018

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