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Faculty Finance Director

Do you have exceptional leadership qualities? Are you able to provide strategic direction, ensuring financial sustainability? Can you collaborate successfully, at a senior level, to drive institutional change?

Reporting to the Director of Finance, you will be the Faculty Finance Director for the Faculty of Medicine and Health which has an annual turnover of £160 million of which £45 million comes from research grants and contracts. As a member of the Faculty Executive Committee, you will play a significant role in scoping and developing the Faculty’s overall strategy.

You will also have a finance leadership role across the Faculty of Biological Sciences; sitting on the University Finance Senior Executive team, you will make a significant contribution to the University’s strategic agenda and the development of the finance service. You will have management responsibility for Faculty Finance Managers and, through them, all finance staff across the two faculties. 

With demonstrable skills and experience in developing and implementing business and financial strategies, you must be a professionally qualified accountant. You will also have good political awareness, significant experience of managing a business orientated finance function at a senior level, strong analytical skills and the ability to interpret, present and communicate complex financial information to colleagues of all disciplines in an enthusiastic and proactive manner. 

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Alan Thomson, Director of Finance
Tel: +44 (0)113 343 6016, email:

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Professional Services
School/Institute:  Finance (inc Payroll)
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 10
Salary:  £59,828 to £73,539
Working Time:  37.5
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Thursday 06 June 2019
Closing Date:  Sunday 30 June 2019
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  CSFIN1050
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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