• Thu. May 23rd, 2024

Senior Finance Manager job with UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON


Location:  Southampton Science Park, Chilworth

Salary:   £44,263 to £56,021 Per annum

Full Time Permanent

Closing Date:  Sunday 17 September 2023

Interview Date:   To be confirmed

Reference:  2416723VB

Are you an accomplished CCAB Qualified Accountant seeking a new and impactful challenge? Do you aspire to contribute to an organization that drives real change? Then look no further…..

Join us as a Senior Finance Manager and play a pivotal role in the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Coordinating Centre. Your contribution will be instrumental in ensuring the continued success of NIHR’s vital work

Who are we?

The NIHR funds, enables and delivers world-leading health and social care research that improves people’s health and wellbeing and promotes economic growth. Our research helps turn discoveries into new or improved treatments, diagnostics, medical technologies and services. This role is based in our Southampton centre which is hosted by the School of Healthcare, Enterprise and Innovation (HEI). 

What will you do?

This role will collaborate closely with other senior finance managers to ensure the efficient delivery of financial services. Your leadership will drive the finance team’s management account services, primarily for NIHR CC and across HEI. Your key responsibilities include:

  • Managing financial contracts across HEI, aligning with KPIs and contract compliance.
  • Ensuring financial accounts adhere to national accounting conventions and established standards.
  • Overseeing the production of management accounts.
  • Leading the annual budget-setting process
  • Give leadership to and line manage your section of the finance team 

Who are we looking for?

We’re seeking a CCAB Qualified accountant with significant post-qualification experience. As a subject matter expert, you’ll excel in engaging stakeholders at all levels and effectively conveying financial information. Key skills for success in this role include: 

  • Experience in applying financial knowledge within an organizational context, such as business and workforce planning.
  • Knowledge of the UK Health Research funding environment  or the higher education system
  • Strong relationship building and stakeholder engagement skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of accounting systems

What can we offer you?

Your dedication deserves recognition. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, encompassing generous annual leave, family-friendly policies, a robust pension plan, and more- the full details can be found here!

But we also know our staff are at the heart of what we do so we make sure we look after you! Staff wellbeing is a key priority for us and this is reflected in our recent award as Top Medium Employer in the Mind Workplace Wellbeing awards, achieving Gold for the fourth year in a row! 

We understand that the nature of work has evolved. Our hybrid working approach helps you with that work life balance and offers you the chance to split your time between office and home working. We strive for cohesive and collaborative teams so our expectation is you spend around 20% of your time in the office. While the role is full-time, we value flexibility and may accommodate part-time arrangements up to 28 hours. 

To learn more about working in our teams visit our Join NIHR CC website, check out the video below or contact Adam Spake on [email protected]

We value the diverse perspectives that enrich our teams. We warmly welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, recognizing that varied viewpoints propel our collective accomplishments and further the NIHR’s mission.

Application Procedure:

You will need to apply by midnight on the closing date. For assistance contact Recruitment on +44(0)2380 592750 or [email protected] quoting the job reference 2416723VB.

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