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

Finance Director - Birmingham, Circa £75,000 plus benefits

Reference: 8434 Location: Birmingham

Salary: £75,000

This is a rare opportunity to join one of the largest and most ambitious colleges in the country that has an unrivalled reputation for employer engagement and innovation. With some of the most modern and technologically advanced sites in the country, over 100 years teaching and learning experience and total dedication to students, employers and the region, Birmingham Metropolitan College is well placed to help learners realise their ambitions within the changing context of Further Education.

Reporting to the Chief Finance Officer, you will ensure 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 business partnering and decision support as well as driving the analysis of key management information to maintain the financial sustainability of the organisation.

You will be a qualified accountant with a wealth of strategic experience, ideally gained within a highly complex, multi-stakeholder environment. Technically strong, you will have excellent analytical and planning skills and be fully conversant with complex funding mechanisms with the ability to embed finance as a functional business partner. 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

This appointment is being handled by Wickland Westcott. For an informal and confidential conversation regarding the opportunity, please call John Dodd on 01625508100. To view the Assignment Brief and submit your CV, please visit this link: Closing date for applications is 9am on 25th October 2017.