Finance Business Partner

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Vacancy ID 6175

College/Service Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon Colleges

Main location CCW - Millbank, London UK

Job type Full time

Unit College Office

Job term Permanent

DBS check required? No

Closing date 28 June 2020 23:55

Scheduled interview date Scheduled interview date - day Scheduled interview date - month Scheduled interview date - year 13 July 2020

Salary £38,694 - £46,423

The role

This role is part of the Camberwell, Chelsea, Wimbledon Finance (CCW) team which provides financial information and support to CCW Senior Management Team. In line with the UAL timetable the post holder will provide a comprehensive financial reporting and business partnering service to the CCW Management Team assisting the annual budget and quarterly forecasting as well as preparing monthly management accounts and variance analysis. In addition you will take a lead in developing course costing reporting and analysis.

This post manages the 2 CCW Senior Finance Administrators.

Why choose us?

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, communication and performing arts.

Every position within the University plays an important part in shaping future creative professionals, and impacts on the future of so many creative industries. Expert management of the organisation is essential to ensuring that this continues and so will your contribution to Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon's 5 year strategy.

Your profile

The successful candidate will be a qualified or finalist accountant with a recognised accounting body, have excellent IT, excel and analytical skills and ideally experience of working in a higher education institute. You will have experience of preparing management accounts, budget setting, forecasting and variance analysis as well as preparing management information to support strategic business decision making. Experience of managing a small team will be an advantage.

Undergraduate Qualification in relevant area, or equivalent working experience.

Qualified or Finalist with a recognised Accounting Body (CIMA, ICAEW, ACCA, CIPFA or equivalent).

Has excellent IT knowledge including Excel, Word and Outlook (Excelerator highly desirable).

Has knowledge of Finance Information Systems - Agresso (Desirable).

Experience of working in a Higher Educational Institution (Highly Desirable).

Experience of building successful internal working relationships with budget managers and other stakeholders.

Experience of preparing information for senior management to assist with strategic decision making.

Experience of financial planning, budget setting, forecasting, management accounts and variance analysis.

Experience of developing costing models to improve financial reporting and inform pricing decisions.

Experience of managing a small team (Desirable).

Strong written and oral communication skills with ability to convey complex financial information to non-finance staff in a clear and meaningful way.

Motivates and leads a team effectively, setting clear objectives to manage performance.

Contributes to advancing professional practice/research or scholarly activity in own area of specialism.

Strong planning and organisational skills with ability to prioritise and manage resources effectively to achieve short and long term objectives.

Works collaboratively in a team and where appropriate across or with different professional groups.

If you have any queries about this role that are not covered in the documentation available below please contact Meryl Thompson .

UAL is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive university - a place where we all can be ourselves and reach our full potential in our work, learning and creative practice. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

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