Head of Finance


London College of Communication
LCC - Elephant and Castle, London UK
Full time
College Office

25 November 2020 23:55

11 December 2020
£46,423 - £55,932

The LCC Head of Finance takes overall responsibility for the College Finance Function, is a key member of the College Executive Group, and plays an important role in strategic decision-making within the College.  The Head also works within the broader Finance team, both across Colleges and centrally, determining financial policy and practice, and contributing to senior decision-making across the University.

As Head of Finance at LCC you will lead and manage the college finance team to provide a professional service to a wide range of stakeholders, providing governance and training on finance and University processes as appropriate.

Day to day activities will be varied, focusing on developing relationships and working with College and UAL wide senior stakeholders on strategic financial planning, monitoring and control whilst also supporting the Finance Manager with college level operational activities.   

London College of Communication is a pioneering world leader in creative communications education. With the communications sector constantly evolving at a rapid speed, we work at the cutting edge of new thinking and developments to prepare our students for successful careers in the creative industries of the future. Our course provision reflects the breadth of expertise housed within the most diverse creative agency including: journalism, advertising, PR and publishing; photography; film, television and sound; communications and media; graphic communication; spatial communication; design cultures; and interactive and visual communication.

We are looking for a finance professional with significant experience in financial planning, budget setting, and partnering with senior management combined with appropriate level of technical skills. You should also be able to influence strategic thinking, by bringing financial analysis and insight to decision-making.

The successful applicant will be a driver for change, and an experienced multitasker with the ability to quickly grasp systems and processes and deliver continuous improvement across the College Finance Function.  You will be an excellent communicator, able to work collaboratively with, and influence, a range of senior stakeholders. 

If you have any general queries, you may contact Lesley Wilkins, Staffing Administrator, lcc.jobs@lcc.arts.ac.uk or telephone: 020 7514 7985

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.

This opportunity is closed to applications.