Duties and Responsibilities
Students’ Union UCL is an organisation that exists to make more happen. UCL students have the potential to do anything, and the Union leads an essential role in helping to them achieve things they may never had thought possible. We are the representative body for University College London’s (UCL) 38,000 students, one of the most diverse student communities in the world. As a charity employing over 70 full-time staff, we deliver a wide range of services and representative functions for students.
The Union is going through an exciting period of change. During this period of change the Union will be developing its spaces, systems, brand and a new strategy. For the finance team this will encompass working to a Service Operating Plan which aligns with the strategy and links to budgeting and staff appraisals, a review and development of current systems and culture with a focus on providing a high quality customer focused service. The Finance Manager will work with other managers as part of the Operations Team to deliver the strategy, developing strong working relationships with other departments, including other central services, student services and commercial services. The Finance Manager will be responsible for delivering the finance function and managing the finance team - 3 full time staff and additional student staff support.
This is a flexible and autonomous role with excellent opportunities for development. Working in a busy and varied environment, the post holder will be a natural problem solver, with highly developed systems skills, a sound understanding of accounting principles, the ability to lead and develop a finance team and work cross organizationally.
The post holder will be educated to degree level or equivalent and also hold CCAB or CIMA qualification. They will also have significant experience in a finance department including the production of statutory and management accounts and of delivering a customer focused service to ensure that the finance department matches the operational needs of the organisation.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate sound analytical skills with the ability to deal effectively with large quantities of complex data, develop multifaceted spreadsheets and produce clear reports and have sound judgment and the ability to handle competing priorities and a challenging workload in a pressurised environment.
How to apply:
Please click Apply where you will be redirected to the UCL website. Please note that CVs will not be accepted and you will need to complete the online application form.
Application deadline is 18 February at 23:59.