Head of Finance_Faculty of Business

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7106920 (Ref.No. CSFIN1197)
Posted: August 1, 2022

Job Description

Grade 9 (£51,799 – £60,022 p.a. pro-rata depending on experience) 

This role will be based on the University Campus, with scope for it to be undertaken in a hybrid manner. This role is part of a job share with a requirement to work at 0.6 fte.

Do you have exceptional leadership qualities, are you able to provide strategic direction ensuring financial sustainability? Can you collaborate successfully at a senior level to drive institutional change?

The University of Leeds is one of the top 135 universities in the world.  We have a truly global community, with more than 39,000 students from 170 different countries and over 9,000 staff of 100 different nationalities.  Established in 1904, we have a strong tradition of academic excellence, reflected in first-class student education, along with world-leading research that has a real impact around the globe. 

Reporting to the Director of Finance, you will be the Head of Finance for the Faculty of Business, annual income of £100m of which £2.7m comes from research grants and contracts. As a member of the Faculty Executive Committee you will play a significant role in scoping and developing the Faculty’s overall strategy.

You will also have a finance leadership role across the Finance community; sitting on the University Finance Executive team you will make a significant contribution to the University’s strategic agenda and the development of the finance service. You will have management responsibility for the Faculty Finance Manager, Faculty Management Accountant and Faculty Research Manager, and through them all finance staff within the Faculty. 

With demonstrable skills and experience in developing and implementing business and financial strategies, you must be a professionally qualified accountant. You will also have good political awareness, significant experience of managing a business orientated finance function at a senior level, strong analytical skills and the ability to interpret, present and communicate complex financial information to colleagues of all disciplines in an enthusiastic and proactive manner.

What we offer in return

And much more!  


To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Karen Hall, Head of Finance- Faculty of Business

Email: [email protected]  

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Professional Services
School/Institute:  Finance (inc Payroll)
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 9
Salary:  £51,799 to £60,022 p.a. pro rata
Working Time:  Job share at 0.6 fte
Post Type:  Part Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Friday 29 July 2022
Closing Date:  Sunday 21 August 2022
Reference:  CSFIN1197

The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.