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Head of Finance


£45,359 – £49,569 per annum

Full-time, permanent


Have you had previous experience working as a Head of Finance? Are you CCAB qualified? Have you had previous experience managing a finance team? If you have answered yes then this could be the job for you!

Working in partnership with a successful Grade 2 Further Education college, we are currently recruiting a Head of Finance to join their dedicated team. The role will report to the Director of Finance and MIS with the successful candidate playing an integral role within the department and for the college as a whole.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Generation of the full range of reconciled financial information, which will include, management accounts, budget holder reports and statutory financial statements
  • Relaying this information to a variety of external stakeholders including banks, auditors, regulators and funders.
  • Management of the finance team whilst being responsible for workload and reviews
  • Development of the finance system, including costing models
  • Preparing and monitoring budgets
  • Reviewing month-end reconciliations and control accounts
  • Conducting debt management procedures
  • Providing advice to budget holders
  • Carrying out financial appraisals


Person specification:

  • CCAB qualified
  • Previous experience of managing a finance team including staff development
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages – including MS Excel
  • Preparation of budgets and forecasts
  • Design and development of financial reports
  • Further education experience (desirable)


This is an excellent opportunity to play a vital role in the future success of the College and impact positively on the students, as well as provide local employers with skills.

If this role is of interest and you feel you can add value to the post then please do get in touch with your CV.

    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: Radstock
    • Date posted:
    • Salary: £45000 - £50000