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Wickland Westcott
Walker House
1 Walker Street
SK10 1BH
T: +44 (0) 1625 508100

Director of Finance and Strategy - Salary £100,000 plus benefits

Reference: 8479 Location: Manchester

Salary: £100,000 plus benefits

This is an exceptional opportunity to join the Trafford College Group, which will be formed following the merger of Trafford and Stockport College in early 2018. With a shared vision and commitment to outstanding provision that supports the sub-regional economy, the College will drive forward its quality agenda in a sustainable fashion, whilst investing in staff and infrastructure to provide a unique and unrivalled proposition that meets Greater Manchester’s skills priorities.
Reporting to the Principal and Chief Executive, you will lead the financial strategy for the College, ensuring the financial integrity of the organisation through the enhancement of business planning, financial control and reporting to maximise efficiencies and opportunities for growth. You will provide the day-to-day line management for the finance function with a keen focus on capital expenditure, risk management and regulatory compliance, along with the analysis of key management information to maintain the financial sustainability of the organisation.
You will be a qualified, commercially focused accountant with a wealth of strategic experience, ideally gained within a highly complex, multi-stakeholder environment. With a strong technical knowledge, you will have excellent analytical and planning skills and be fully conversant with a range of complex funding mechanisms and capital investment initiatives. You will possess excellent interpersonal and presentation skills, with the capacity to engage at all levels across and beyond the organisation, to solve complex strategic challenges through deliverable and workable business solutions.

How to apply

For an informal and confidential conversation regarding the opportunity, please call John Dodd on 01625 508100. Interested applicants should submit their CV by visiting this link: Closing date for applications is 9am on 18th December 2017.