|Salary:||£47,414 to £55,805|
|Placed On:||30th January 2023|
|Closes:||12th February 2023|
The mission of the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health is to improve the health and well-being of children, and the adults they will become, through world-class research, education and public engagement. The UCL GOS ICH, together with its clinical partner Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, forms the largest concentration of children’s health research outside North America. GOS ICH’s activities include active engagement with children and families, to ensure that our work is relevant and appropriate to their needs. GOS ICH generates the funding for our research by setting out our proposals in high quality applications to public, charitable and industrial funding bodies and disseminates the results of our research by publication in the medical and scientific literature, to clinicians, policy makers and the wider public. The Institute offers world-class education and training across a wide range of teaching and life learning programmes whic! h address the needs of students and professional groups who are interested in and undertaking work relevant to child health.
About the role
The UCL Institute of Child Health (GOS ICH), is searching to recruit a high calibre Finance Manager. This is an exciting time to join the GOS ICH professional services management team and a great opportunity to play a key role in the financial management of a highly successful and dynamic Institute. Reporting to the GOS ICH Institute Manager, this is a key position which holds significant responsibility for the financial affairs of the Institute at both the strategic and operational levels. The postholder will lead on annual planning and budgeting activities, including bi-annual forecasting returns, and oversight of month and year-end processes. They will ensure financial processes within the Institute align with institutional policies and processes to deliver the most efficient and effective structures possible. Key responsibilities will include managing the preparation, monitoring and analysis of financial management information for senior Institute colleagues and UCL f! inance te ams and to oversee month-end, quarterly and annual financial processes; to prepare detailed financial business cases and to develop and implement financial processes that will enhance the Institute’s financial governance, practice and efficiency; to liaise with external partners such as Great Ormond Street Hospital, Joint R&D Office/UCL Research and Innovation Services, sponsors, partners and funding bodies concerning the financial management of grants, contracts and donations; to manage and be responsible for the development of the Research team and Core Finance team.
The successful candidate must be educated to degree level or equivalent and be a fully qualified (CCAB) accountant. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with a wide range people. The successful candidate is likely to come from a professional firm or from the wider public or commercial sectors as well as being highly organised with experience of promoting excellence, including setting service standards and monitoring performance. Appropriately qualified internal candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply.
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