|Salary:||£49,534 to £59,644 per annum|
|Placed On:||26th May 2023|
|Closes:||11th June 2023|
This is an exciting time to join UAL finance, as we look to strengthen our planning and performance analysis function, to support the successful implementation of UAL’s new 10 year strategy.
This Senior Finance Analyst position is a key role in central finance, managing and analysing University-wide financial management information to develop reports and support strategic decision-making. This work covers a wide range of topics, including future year financial planning, in-year management accounts, regular Board reports on expenditure and forecasts, cash flow projections, scenario planning, external reporting and ad-hoc projects. You will have the opportunity to work across each of these areas, developing skills and knowledge, and contributing to the team’s continuous improvement efforts.
This is an opportunity to join a team with a diverse range of financial experience spanning higher education, public and commercial sectors. We are a friendly and welcoming team, with varied skills and experiences from multiple backgrounds. We actively support individual personal and professional development throughout the finance function, and would work with you to identify development opportunities within the role.
You will be an expert finance professional, comfortable working with large amounts of data, extracting key information, and presenting this in an accessible way for a non-finance audience. You will also have excellent attention to detail, being capable of reconciling information from multiple sources, and ensuring the underlying data for our reports remains solid.
You will be a strong communicator, capable of engaging with the Associate Director of Finance, Finance Director, and Chief Operating Officer to discuss your reports, analysis and planning models. You will also be a good team player, developing relationships with our network of finance business partners and college finance teams, working with them on our core budgeting, forecasting and reporting processes, and troubleshooting any issues in a positive and collaborative manner.
You will have a strong foundation in accounting supported by a relevant accounting qualification. Your knowledge will include financial reporting standards and you will have demonstrable experience delivering comprehensive results to tight deadlines.
Your ability to write and develop financial reports using Excel at an advanced standard is key to this role, as is the ability to motivate and lead others, set the direction for multiple functions whilst promoting collaboration across formal boundaries.
We are UAL
Established in 2004, UAL brings together 6 esteemed arts, design, fashion and media Colleges, which were founded in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
We are ranked second in the word for Art and Design in the 2023 QS World University Rankings.
UAL is hugely international, it welcomes a diverse body of more than 20,000 students from over 130 countries, and it gives students the unique opportunity to be creative and innovative through a wide array of disciplines, across all levels.
If you have any queries about this role, please contact Leila Farrance, Resourcing Adviser via email PSOstaffRecruitment@arts.ac.uk.
To apply, please click the apply button.
Closing date: 11 June 2023.
UAL welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility. Candidates are advised to submit applications early.
Type / Role: