Financial Controller

The University of Nottingham
Competitive salary plus benefits
05 Aug 2017
14 Aug 2017
With a thriving community of 43,000 students based at three international campuses, our world class reputation for research, teaching and learning is validated by numerous prestigious awards. Sharing many of the characteristics of the world’s leading universities, we enjoy financial security and offer campus-based, comprehensive tuition delivered by some of the best academics in the world. Research-led and committed to recruiting the best students and staff, at Nottingham we offer an outstanding standard of international education to talented students and are not only committed to shaping and preparing them for intellectual and professional life, but also for their post-graduate personal lives. We are on a journey. Our Roadmap is our 2020 Global Strategy which places the student experience at the heart of everything we do. We have ambitious plans to further internationalise our offering and provide our staff with expert support to conduct ground breaking research, to the betterment of society and the planet we inhabit. Finance plays a fundamental and integral part in delivering this roadmap and vision. Through strategic forward planning and rigorous financial models and processes we will ensure the University remains an exemplar for the rest of the sector. Reporting to the Chief Finance Officer, you will be the strategic lead for all technical financial matters across the Global University including Treasury, Tax, Financial Control and Financial Reporting. You will also have a remit to strategically lead on the definition of and adherence to industry leading financial processes and will play a significant role in the imminent replacement and maximisation of core Financial Systems in support of operations. CCAB qualified with substantial post-qualification experience, you will be a strategic and engaging Financial Controller with exceptional relationship building attributes, able to forge effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders to maximise financial arrangements in the best interests of the University. With a pragmatic approach to the application of industry leading frameworks and approaches, you will also be an inspiring leader, able to establish, motivate and inspire high performance finance teams to excel, embedding continuous improvement at all levels. This is an opportunity to join us at an exciting time in our development. For further information on how to apply, please click on 'Apply' or contact our retained executive search partners – GatenbySanderson – Penny Cunningham, 0113 205 6297 or Stephanie Wilson, 07880 382745. The closing date for applications is 11 th August 2017.