Askham Bryan College seeks a Chief Operating Officer to provide strategic leadership and effective planning, monitoring and control of the College’s Finance, Facilities and a range of other business support teams. You will be an ambitious CCAB-qualified accountant, looking for an opportunity to shape this new role. This is a fantastic opportunity for an outstanding finance professional to join Askham Bryan College to shape its strategic finances for the future and through the next stage of its journey.  As a medium sized multi-sited organisation, the College has a catchment area of over 10,000sq miles across the north of England. Centres extend from its base at York, throughout Yorkshire, Cumbria, and the North East. Askham Bryan is a unique provider offering one of the most diverse ranges of agricultural resources available in the country.

As Chief Operating Officer you will strategically lead capable finance, estates & facilities, data, information and MIS teams that provide unique and realistic business opportunities supporting students.  You will be a senior post-holder and a member of the College Executive team, responsible for ensuring Askham Bryan College delivers its 5-year financial plan ensuring ESFA “Good” financial health. You will already be an established DP or VP (Finance) or an aspirational Finance Director looking for the next step. Either way experience of working in an education environment and a wider corporate services background is desirable.

Ofsted assured as a Good college, with a recent Outstanding residential care standards grade and an excellent academic record, it is an impressive college in every aspect.  In return, the College offer a progressive market rate salary package, a new Principal & CEO and a supportive Board of Governors, underpinned by superb staff and students.

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Organisation: Askham Bryan College

Location: York

Salary: Competitive and negotiable in line with the market

Posted date: 23/08/2019

Closing date: 26/09/2019

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