Interim Director of Finance - Further Education

Job Title: Interim Director of Finance - Further Education
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Chelmsford, Essex
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 3806389_1588278298
Contact Name: Senan Pierce
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 30, 2020 21:25

Job Description

We are delighted to be recruiting for an established and high profile employer in the Mid Essex region as they seek to appoint their next Director of Finance. It is essential that you have proven experience within the Further Education sector as you will be leading on IFMC reporting and pulling together year-end reporting with 2 new entities who have recently joined the Group structure.

Reporting into the Managing Director of the organisation, you will have full responsibility for the financial running of the organisation and lead a team of 20 in total across the various functions.
Whilst Finance remains the main focus of the role, you will also have responsibility for HR, Procurement and IT, with managers of these areas reporting directly you. Previous experience of these functions will be seen as an advantage.

This role is essential for the progress of the organisation and pivotal to its general running and maintaining of high standards. Excellent communication skills are needed as you will have to engage and influence with various heads of services. This role provides variety and scope to generate challenge and interest. Whilst having overall responsibility for the transactional processes of the team, you will also drive and lead on the financial strategy too and ensure that all targets are met. An excellent opportunity for a driven Director of Finance.

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