Peterborough Regional College is an independent college of further education with annual turnover of £27m. Although the College is a not-for-profit organisation, it is operates on a commercial basis with a view to generating surpluses for investment in the business. Due to the expansion of the College Group, we are now seeking a full-time Finance Manager to report to our Group Finance Director.
This new role will be responsible for the finance function of the College, including:
- Leading a team of 8 full and part-time accounting staff.
- Drafting the annual budget for the College.
- Preparing monthly management accounts and annual financial statements.
- Income collection.
- Maintaining financial controls.
- Assisting budget holders in the management of their budgets.
The working hours will usually be 8.30 am to 5.00 pm (4.30 pm on Friday). However, the working hours will vary on occasions dependent on the needs of the College. The successful candidate will hold a professional accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CIPFA) or be a finalist with the commitment to complete their qualification. Previous experience of preparing management accounts and managing a team of staff are essential. You must be able to work independently, show attention to detail and have excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
The College offers many employment benefits including 30 days holiday entitlement (plus 3 closure days) and membership of the defined benefit Local Government Pension Scheme.
Interviews for this role will be held on Monday 13th August 2018.