Head of Finance


London College of Fashion
LCF - John Prince's St, London UK
Full time
College Office

2 March 2020 23:55

£46,423 - £55,932 pa

This is an exciting opportunity for a proven leader to play a key role in the management of the finances of a global leader in fashion education. 

As Head of Finance for London College of Fashion you will be responsible for the management and reporting of the college finances, which includes annual budgets, quarterly forecasting and monthly management accounts.

You will lead and manage the college finance team to provide a professional service to a wide range of stakeholders, and also develop the finance business partnering service within the college to support the executive and senior management team.

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

London College of Fashion is extremely proud to be a global leader in fashion education, research and consultancy. Much of its success is down to its dedicated employees, and you will play an important role in shaping future creative professionals, and impact on the future of so many creative industries.

London College of Fashion, UAL is undertaking an unprecedented programme of change. In 2022 we will be consolidating our existing six sites into a new purpose built campus as part of a new education and cultural district on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Ahead of this move, we welcome applications from candidates who live in and around East London, as well as from those keen to join us on this exciting and unique opportunity in our College’s history.

If you have any queries you may contact the LCF Staffing Team, email: vacancies@fashion.arts.ac.uk.

You will need a qualification with a recognised accounting body (CIMA, ICAEW, ACCA, CIPFA or equivalent) with considerable experience of providing leadership within a fast changing financial environment where you have worked with large data sets and developed financial reports. You will also need experience of financial planning and budget setting.

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.