Finance Manager

University of Nottingham

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Business Partnering
Location:  UK Other

£44,263 to £56,021
per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Sunday 15 October 2023
Reference:  FAB419523

If you are a finance professional, who enjoys leading and developing a team, working with senior stakeholders to offer financial advice and challenge as a trusted Business Partner, then we have got the ideal role for you…

The Financial Management Team provide Finance Business Partnering services to The University of Nottingham Faculty and Professional Services areas. Our Faculty team are recruiting a permanent Finance Manager.

You will play a key role in helping to develop and strengthen the financial management and planning within Faculties who deliver the core Teaching and Research activities at the University. You will help to ensure the University funds are maximised for the benefit of the student body and to enable the delivery of progressive research.

You will be responsible for leading a team of Assistant Finance Managers and Senior Accounts Assistants and will report to the Deputy Head of Finance for Faculties.

This is a fantastic opportunity for which you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Strong communication skills with experience of being able to influence a variety of stakeholders at all levels, from varying backgrounds.
  • The ability to apply a strategic view and assess the level of detail required for different situations.
  • Experience of overseeing budget preparation and management, with the ability to identify areas of longer-term risk or opportunity and guide the necessary resulting actions.
  • Experience of applying and managing robust financial controls, to assist in ensuring the integrity of Financial Statements.
  • Experience of leading and developing a team, with a track record of improving performance.
  • Experience of supporting and guiding a team through change management.
  • The ability to offer and accept feedback in a constructive manner and undertake your work with integrity.

You will be CCAB qualified or be able to demonstrate equivalent work experience.

At the University of Nottingham, we are committed to providing generous employment packages whilst supporting the well-being of our staff helping them reach their full potential. With us, you will have an excellent choice of benefits and rewards, including access to fitness and health facilities, staff discounts and travel schemes, along with 30 days’ holiday allowance and a highly attractive pension scheme.

We are committed to equality of opportunity in employment and seek to provide and sustain a positive working environment for by welcoming applications from everyone and promoting equal opportunities. We value the varied perspectives and experiences that a diverse team can bring.

This is a permanent, full-time post (36.25 hours). Arrangements for job share may be considered. We offer a hybrid working pattern with a mixture of campus and home working, agreed on a departmental basis.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Andrew Waterfall, tel: 07980 775281 or email [email protected]. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

Applicants for this post will be considered on an equal basis, subject to the relevant permission to work in the UK as defined by the requirements set out by UK Visas & Immigration.  Please visit: for more information.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependents accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see our Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge webpages.

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