Swindon College, Head of Finance

Location
Swindon, Wiltshire
Salary
£45k + pension and travel award of up to £2k
Posted
14 Feb 2019
Closes
16 Mar 2019
Qualification Level
Fully qualified
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

Head of Finance

Are you a Finance leader looking for a new challenge?

We have a unique career opportunity for you to join and play a key role in managing our finances and financial compliance. Working with the Deputy Principal, you will lead and manage the friendly Finance and Payroll team, ensuring the smooth running of the department and the preparation of monthly and annual accounts, budgets and returns.

Swindon College is a small/ medium sized GFE located in the centre of our fast-developing town. We have a long and proud history delivering education and training and are fully focussed on continuing to meet the needs of our community and employers.  We are right next door to Swindon’s main train station and have excellent onsite facilities including subsidised restaurants, a Costa and a Starbucks!

Further Education is ever changing but never boring. If you join us, you’ll be working with passionate, innovative and inspirational colleagues. We’ll encourage you to innovate and bring new ways of working to develop efficiencies and promote colleague wellbeing.

You will be a qualified CCAB accountant, or qualified by significant experience at a senior accountable level and further information can be downloaded at www.protocol.co.uk/head-of-finance-swindon

If you feel you have the skills and experience we are looking for, and want to make a difference, we’d love to hear from you. We can offer you up to 46 days annual leave (inclusive of public holidays), access to the LG Pension scheme and salary sacrifice opportunities. 

Closing Date Monday March 4th at 9.00am. 

Interview date w/c 11th March

Please click 'Apply' to  email an up to date CV with a comprehensive supporting statement (2 pages of A4)  with “Head of Finance” as a title.

Protocol will send an acknowledgement of receipt to you via email to all applicants within 24 hours.

It is important that you give evidence of your experience and knowledge, showing how this matches the criteria set out in the person specification. 

Please also provide 
• Your current salary 
• Any notice period 
• Contact details 
• The names addresses and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. We expect to take up references for candidates who have been shortlisted, unless you tell us otherwise. 

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Protocol’s David Beynon (07970 042334) or Chloe Skillington (07900 605368) 

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