Head of Finance, Greater London

Circa. £50,000 per annum.

Posted 2 weeks ago | ref: 200963

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Protocol are proud to be exclusively supporting Richmond Upon Thames College in the appointment of their next Head of Finance. We are seeking to appoint a strong finance professional, who will be a key member of the colleges leadership team and who will play a vital role in implementing their financial strategy.

The Department.

The Finance department provides effective, professional financial services and advice in support of the financial Corporate Objectives of RuTC.

The department is responsible for the complete range of duties associated with a FE College finance department.  These include the treasury, accounting, financial management and budgetary functions including the following services:

  • Income (including cashier and fees collection)
  • Payments
  • Payroll and Pension reconciliations and year end returns
  • VAT and Corporation Tax
  • Statutory Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting 

Job Purpose.

The postholder will manage the Finance Department of the college comprising approximately 4 staff. The Department is divided into three teams responsible for:

  • Accounting and Budgeting (Production of Accounts, Capital and Revenue Budgets, Management Accounts and other budget monitoring reports, Treasury Management)
  • Financial Services (Purchase Ledger, Sales Ledger, Cashier, Insurance, Taxation)
  • Campus redevelopment project

The postholder will be responsible for the day to day management of the Accounting and Budgeting team, responsible for maintenance of the College accountancy system, production of budgetary control and other reports, cash and bank reconciliation and banking. The postholder will also be responsible the production of the management accounts and annual financial statements within the College and the annual revenue budget as well as deputising for the Director of Finance Planning and Funding during periods of absence regarding financial matters.

What to do? 

If you are interested and would like a further conversation please call Chloe Skillington or Matthew Bates on 01159 111268, alternatively please send an updated CV and covering letter to cskillington@protocol.co.uk – Closing Date: Thursday 12th December Interview Date: Wednesday 18th December.