|Salary:||£50,700 to £57,450 per annum (Band 11)|
|Placed On:||8th February 2023|
|Closes:||5th March 2023|
Stoney Street, Nottingham, NG1 1NG
Location: Adam's Campus, Nottingham College
Contract: 37 hours per week, Maternity cover - Fixed until June 2024
The Head of Finance is responsible for the College’s financial reporting and management. Reporting to the Director of Finance, you will be responsible for continually ensuring that the College’s systems of financial control and monitoring conform to best practice and comply with the College’s Financial Regulations, policies and procedures and any statutory requirements, while ensuring the safeguarding and accurate recording of the College’s assets.
Delivering accurate treasury management, advising on cash flow reporting and forecasting.
You will directly manage the Finance Business Partners and the Management Accountants in producing accurate, timely monthly and year end accounts, as well as taking the lead in preparing for and overseeing the annual external audit, ensuring all returns are made in line with relevant legislation and statutory deadlines.
Responsible for the preparation of the College’s budget to tight deadlines, liaising with other areas as required, as well as leading on monthly meetings challenging budget holders, offering practical positive support in achieving the College’s desired outcomes.
You will also work closely with HR to ensure Payroll is administered efficiently and accurately and that staffing information and utilisation is reported accurately in the management and year end accounts.
Working closely with MIS to ensure funding and learner information is reconciled and accurately accounted for in line with the different funding body requirements.
Employing procurement practices that are flexible and innovative, to achieve value for money, and ensuring that procurement procedures are understood by all teams and managers.
Maintaining a continuous drive for improvement in processes and systems within Finance and with other areas and looking to effectively manage and constantly upskill Finance staff.
The Finance Department;
At Nottingham College, the Finance Department comprises;
Director of Finance
Head of Finance, 2 FTE Finance Business Partners, 2 FTE Management Accountants, 2 FTE Payroll , 2 FTE Procurement
Finance Projects Manager, 1 FTE Finance Services Manager, Finance Services 4.8 FTE
The post will be shortlisted against the essential and desirable criteria at application stage from the person specification. Please ensure that you have a look at this specification attached to the Role Profile and complete your application directly from this, as these specifications are an integral part of the selection process.
For further details on this post which the job description and person specification cannot answer for you, please contact David Neilson (Director of Finance), email email@example.com
Interviews/assessments are planned for w/c 13th of March
Our values mean we work together, as One Team. As One Team in our commitment to creating an inclusive environment, promoting inclusivity and respect with a culture that supports our college community of staff and students to achieve their full potential and celebrate all aspects of diversity. Achieving our aim to be an employer of choice will be through striving to lead an environment that is free from discrimination, harassment, bullying and victimisation.
We believe that a diverse workforce leads to an organisation that is more innovative, more creative and gets better results. We want our workforce to represent the diversity of the people and communities that we serve. We also want our workplace to be one where different experiences, expertise and perspectives are valued and where everyone is encouraged to grow and develop. We are happy to consider any reasonable adjustments that successful candidates may need.
Nottingham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of our students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks including employer references and an enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.
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