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Head of Finance (Senior Finance Business Partner)

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Exciting senior role within a Faculty/Directorate of globally recognised Russell Group University
Business partner for significant School(s) within Faculty/Directorate providing operational and strategic support on all financial matters
Responsible for managing the financial planning, budgeting, forecasting and reporting processes alongside analysis of performance to assist budget holders
Competitive salary and benefits
The University of Manchester is a truly global institution, with a reputation for education and innovation that resonates across the world. A member of the prestigious Russell Group of UK universities, Manchester is one of the largest single-site universities in the UK, hosting nearly 40,500 students, and with more than 12,950 staff, we are one of the largest employers in Greater Manchester. We are committed to world-class research, an outstanding learning and student experience, and social responsibility in everything we do. 
The Successful Applicant
The successful candidates will have:
A proven ability to lead, manage, develop and motivate a professional team
Significant relevant experience in a senior financial leadership role in a large, complex, devolved organisation
Significant experience of working in an accounts preparation role with strong analytical skills and delivering an exceptional customer service to stakeholders 
Experience of supporting senior leaders in strategic planning
Experience of preparing and evaluating business appraisals
Experience of successfully managing change in a large organisation
Excellent financial analysis and interpretive skills, with ability to grasp the detail, whilst retaining the ‘big picture’
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to engage and influence senior colleagues (both academic and PS) at all levels, including those without financial expertise
Proven ability to challenge the status quo, make positive, effective changes and obtain results against a background of a challenging change programme
A demonstrable commitment to the mission and values of The University of Manchester and an understanding of the transformational impact of education.
Candidates will also have a recognised accountancy qualification
As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons and all appointments will be made on merit. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community who are currently under-represented at this level in this area. 
Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here
Blended working arrangements may be considered.
Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.
Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:
Name: Natalie Swithenbank, Head of Faculty Financial Reporting and Analysis FSEEmail: [email protected] 
Name: Rachel Emmott, Head of Faculty Financial Reporting and Analysis BMHEmail: [email protected]
Name: Lisa Bracken, Head of Faculty Financial Reporting and Analysis PS & CIEmail: [email protected]
General enquiries:
Email: [email protected]
Technical support:
https://jobseekersupport.jobtrain.co.uk/support/home
This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.
Further particulars including job description and person specification are available on the University of Manchester website – click on the ‘Apply’ button above to find out more

Head of Financial Planning and Analysis

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Exciting Senior Level role with globally recognised Russell Group University
Responsible for developing financial planning and analysis for £1.1bn turnover group
Competitive salary and benefits
The University of Manchester is a truly global institution, with a reputation for education and innovation that resonates across the world as demonstrated by the most recent QS World Rankings, which ranked us 27th. A member of the prestigious Russell Group of UK universities, Manchester is one of the largest single-site universities in the UK, hosting nearly 40,500 students, and with more than 12,950 staff, we are one of the largest employers in Greater Manchester. We are committed to world-class research, an outstanding learning and student experience, and social responsibility in everything we do.  
The Successful Applicant
The successful candidates will have:-
A proven ability to lead, manage, develop and motivate a professional team.
Significant relevant experience in a senior financial leadership role in a large, complex, devolved organisation.
Experience of developing high quality analytical capability, key performance indicators ad strategic planning models to enable senior management to evaluate all aspects of business performance.
Experience of using FP&A reporting solutions such as Power BI and pioneering rich real-time data solutions to drive successful financial decisions
Experience of successfully managing change in a large organisation.
Excellent financial analysis and interpretive skills, with ability to grasp the detail, whilst retaining the ‘big picture’.
Proven ability to challenge the status quo, make positive, effective changes and obtain results against a background of a challenging change programme.
Candidates will also be educated to degree level or equivalent and have a recognised accountancy qualification.
As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons and all appointments will be made on merit. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community who are currently under-represented at this level in this area. 
Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here
Blended working arrangements may be considered.
Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.
Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:
Name: Louise BissellEmail: [email protected] 
General enquiries:
Email: [email protected]
Technical support:
https://jobseekersupport.jobtrain.co.uk/support/home
This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.
Further particulars including job description and person specification are available on the University of Manchester website – click on the ‘Apply’ button above to find out more

Student Fees Assistant (x2)

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Summary:
Are you interested in working for a world top 100 University?
We are looking for someone with a passion for excellent customer service and is looking to use their skills to improve the student experience.
We have 2 roles available that require a positive outlook with willingness to be flexible in terms of contributing to the work of the whole team. Experience of debt collection and dealing with students or customers would be advantageous as well as being able to work in a busy environment.
This provides an excellent opportunity to develop your skills in customer service, team working, and IT skills.
Key aspects of the role will include maintaining confidentiality, communication across all levels in a professional manner and working to deadlines.
You will need a minimum of 5 GCSE’s A-C or Grade 9-5. Have the ability to organise, work well under pressure and maintain attention to detail and accuracy. We would also expect you to be able to adapt your skills to new circumstances and an ability to learn and develop.
You will be working in the Student Fees & Funding Team. We collect Accommodation & Tuition fee payments, contact student debtors and negotiate repayment plans.
We are one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.
We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to the greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.
To find out what makes the University of Sheffield a remarkable place to work, watch this short film: www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LblLk18zmo, and follow @sheffielduni and @ShefUniJobs on Twitter for more information.
Apply now by clicking on the Apply button located near the top of your screen

Finance Assistant – Student Fees

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SALARY & HOURS: £24,394, 35 hours, 12 month fixed-term contract
The University of Buckingham is a unique institution. Situated in the market town of Buckingham it was founded in 1976 with a belief in independence and is the only independent, not-for-profit university in the UK to have a Royal Charter.
An opportunity has arisen for a ideally dynamic and driven person to join our busy Finance Team in the role of Finance Assistant within Student Fees. The post holder will support the work of the Student Fees team, strengthening the service provided to students and other colleagues in the University, with particular focus on preparation of termly invoices and the collection of fees.
The hours are 35 per week and are flexible by negotiation
The successful applicant will ideally have customer service experience and have excellent communication skills to liaise with students and related parties. Sales ledger experience is essential.  
Informal enquiries may be made to Nicole Parish on Tel: +44 (0)1280 820 316 or at Email [email protected]
The closing date for applications is 26th August 2022
It is anticipated that interviews will be held the following week
Please note: if successful, any offer is subject to standard checks, including qualifications, eligibility to work in the UK on a permanent basis and DBS (if applicable)
For further information and details of how to apply, please visit our website http://www.buckingham.ac.uk/about/hr/

International Mobility and Payroll Adviser

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The role
The role is within International Mobility which is in the HR Central Services Team. The role holder works closely with the Head of Payroll and external authorities to deliver a joined up international payroll service for the University. The role co-ordinates the running of shadow international payrolls with the University’s third-party vendor and reconciles the tax and/or social securities in the UK payroll.
What will you be doing?
You will be responsible for the timely and accurate payroll input, validation, transmission, report creation, and monthly reconciliation, whilst ensuring the University remains compliant with regional and country specific payroll regulations and corporate policies for multiple international Payrolls.
You will provide support, advice, and co-ordination for staff working overseas. This role will provide you with the opportunity to develop your skills and broaden your knowledge of international legislation and taxation. 
You should apply if
You are an individual who can build strong networks across a large organisation and a network of external organisations. You have a good foundation of payroll experience, with some exposure to international payroll concepts.
You are looking to take on a new challenge that provides the opportunity to learn and become an expert in this field. You find solutions to new challenges and have a meticulous approach to data and information management.
Additional information
This advert will close at 23:59 GMT on Sunday 28th August 2022
For informal enquiries please contact Alex Popa – [email protected]
We seek to attract, develop, and retain individuals from the widest possible talent pool and the broadest possible range of backgrounds.  We are committed to building an inclusive working environment where all colleagues can thrive and reach their full potential. We particularly welcome applications from Black African, Black Caribbean and other minority ethnic groups, as they are currently under-represented across our university.

Executive Assistant to Head of Department & Head of Administration and Finance

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The Oxford Department of International Development is looking to appoint an Executive Assistant to manage the administrative office and have responsibility for a wide range of processes on behalf of the Head of Department and Head of Administration and Finance. The role also includes line managing the Receptionist and acting as Departmental Safety Officer.

The postholder will provide day to day other support to the Head of Department and Head of Administration and Finance, including managing their diaries and using initiative to make considered judgements when juggling the demands placed on their schedules. The postholder will deal effectively with emails replying to or researching and preparing information and forwarding correspondence to other staff where appropriate.

The postholder will have experience of performing a varied administrative role and the ability to manage and prioritise a varied and busy workload. They will have the ability to work to deadlines with minimal supervision and have strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to draft professional correspondence to a high standard of English. Ideally they will also have experience of diary management and health and safety issues.

This is a full time, permanent post.

The University of Oxford and the Department of International Development are Athena Swan Bronze award holders in recognition of its efforts to introduce organizational and cultural practices that promote gender and race equality and create a better working environment for all. 

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

Only applications received before 12 midday on 5 September 2022 can be considered. 

Head of Impact Investments

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LSE is committed to building a diverse, equitable and truly inclusive university
Salary from £55,171 to £63,883 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £70,790 pa inclusive of London allowance.
A competitive salary market supplement in addition to the base salary offered will be considered for the right candidate.
Established in 2022, the Marshall Impact Accelerator identifies, invests in, and accelerates the most promising social ventures with ‘social unicorn’ ambitions – creating impact on the scale of billions. These social ventures are addressing the world’s most pressing social problems, spanning health, climate change, social inequality, and more. Based in the London School of Economics and anchored with a £50 million philanthropic gift, the Marshall Impact Accelerator aims to leverage the research within the LSE to identify critical gaps and levers within pressing social sectors, and then find ventures with solutions to those problems.
The Head of Impact Investments will be responsible for the global sourcing, recruiting, vetting, and selection of 12-24 social ventures (non-profit and for-profit) for admission to the highly-competitive Marshall Impact Accelerator bi-annually (twice per year). The role will involve designing a world-class application process aligned with the values of the Marshall Impact Accelerator, consulting experts in the field, running multiple thematic investment committees to contribute to selection, narrowing down an extensive pool of applicants into a short-list, and communicating appropriate responses to applicants. Candidates will also be responsible for building and forging global relationships with co-investors and co-grantors that can support selected ventures in their growth paths, post-Accelerator.
Candidates should have substantial relevant experience leading investments and/or grant identification, selection, and disbursement processes at a previous international NGO or investment fund, in addition to strong investment skills, ranging from an understanding of grants, debt, and equity as well as creative financial instruments. Candidates should also have the ability to design and operate an end-to-end investment process, from problem identification through to disbursement, as well as an enthusiastic passion for the impact investment and social sector.
We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.
For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.
To apply for this post, please go to https://jobs.lse.ac.uk. If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email Dr Keri Rowsell ([email protected]).  
The closing date for receipt of applications is 11th September 2022 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

Faculty Operations Managers

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Grade 8 Starting Salary: £44,737
(2 Posts, 1 Indefinite and 1 Fixed Term (maternity cover))
The Faculty Operations Manager posts will work closely within a team of Faculty Operations Managers, and with Professional Services across the University to ensure effective working practices, supporting the facilitation and coordination of service delivery for the Faculty. The postholders will play a key role in the Faculty’s strategic development, including contributing to the Strategic plan and supporting and reporting to the Head of Faculty Operations in its implementation.
We are seeking highly motivated individuals, with substantial experience of working within a senior operational management role and with internal and external stakeholders at all levels. Experience of developing or enhancing administrative systems and proven analytical and problem-solving skills are also essential.
Post 1: Faculty Operations Manager (1FTE 12 months fixed term or available as a secondment opportunity for internal staff)
This post will have lead responsibility for a Faculty Portfolio incorporating Postgraduate taught programmes administration, Apprenticeship programme development, commercial/enterprise and new business portfolio development, tendering opportunities and finance; and Link Manager for the faculty’s School of Pharmacy and Bioengineering.
Post 2:  Faculty Operations Manager (1FTE Indefinite)
This post will have lead responsibility for a Faculty Portfolio incorporating, management of the Faculty’s research office, research and engagement administration, partner and stakeholder engagement, grant opportunities, research finance administration; and Link Manager for the Faculty’s School of Allied Health Professions.
Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience.  With a turnover in excess of £170 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research.  Further information can be found at https://www.keele.ac.uk/about/
The University is committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible.
Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles.
Please note, secondments require authorisation from your line manager. It is therefore advisable that you discuss your application with your manager before submitting it.
For full post details and to find out more about working at Keele please visit: www.keele.ac.uk/vacancies
Keele University employees wishing to apply should login to Employee Self Service and click on the ‘View current vacancies’ link.
Closing date for applications: 6th September 2022.
Interviews will be on: 16th September 2022.

Finance Support Associate (Permanent, Part time)

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Salary:                                     Grade 5 £23,144 – £24,948 pro rata (0.71 FTE)
(The point of entry will be dependent upon relevant qualifications
and experience)
Location:                                 Newport, Shropshire
Closing Date:                           28 August 2022
The University is seeking to appoint a Finance Support Associate on a permanent basis. This is a newly created post and exciting opportunity to join the Finance Team. The role has a focus to support the financial administration for a number of externally funded projects.
The post provides high quality administrative support to enhance the project administration within the Finance Function. Line managed by the Finance Business Partner, you will also work closely with the Project Office, Academic Colleagues, and the wider members of the Finance Team.
Your focus will support our Engineering and Food, Land and Agri-Business Academic Departments, to provide project support for grant management and audit preparation for a portfolio externally funded projects. The role will also entail providing particular administrative support to ensure compliance with sponsors’ terms and conditions.
You will be able to utilise your excellent communication skills to build networks across the University, making connections with key professional services departments and liaising with staff at all levels.
If you have any queries or questions or for an informal discussion please contact Rebecca Airey – Finance Business Partner [email protected]
For further information about the University or to see full job description, please visit our website at www.harper-adams.ac.uk
Application Procedure:
All applications should be completed and submitted using the Harper Adams e-Recruitment programme at http://jobs.harper-adams.ac.uk  to be completed no later than midnight on 28 August 2022
This post may meet the relevant criteria to allow the University to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship to individuals who wish to come to work in the UK through the Skilled Worker Route of the UK Immigration System.  For information on the sponsorship system, please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website at https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-visas-and-immigration. You are advised to assess your circumstances against the criteria set out in the UKVI policy guidance, available at https://www.gov.uk/browse/visas-immigration. UK ENIC provides advice and guidance on international qualifications at UK ENIC Visas and Nationality

Research Support Assistant

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Location: Department of Social Policy and Intervention, 32 Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2ER
The Department of Social Policy & Intervention is looking to appoint an experienced Research Assistant to work on our flagship Global Parenting Initiative (GPI). The GPI is a multi-million-pound five-year project with a vision that is bold, ambitious, and immediate: to provide access to free, evidence-based, playful parenting support to every parent, everywhere, so that they are equipped with the knowledge and tools to help their children realise their learning potential. The Scale-up Research Assistant will assist the Scale-Up Manager on the knowledge transfer elements of the GPI to support the scale-up and institutionalisation of evidence-based parenting programmes tested by the Department as part of the Initiative.
Funds supporting this project are provided by the LEGO Foundation. 
You have experience in research administration, particularly in relation to finance, budgeting, and business development. You will have demonstrable experience of working in a higher education institute or other publicly funded body on multiple projects with international partners, including UN agencies, and NGOs. You will have experience working in diverse contexts, preferably in low- and middle-income countries, excellent intercultural communication skills and the ability to build collaborative relationships.
The Scale-up Research Assistant role holds a core supportive position within the GPI initiative and provides an exciting opportunity to work with a dynamic, international team, dedicated to improving the lives of children across the globe. 
The Department is committed to fostering an environment of equality, diversity, and inclusion. Our family-friendly ethos allows for hours to be worked flexibly to complement caring responsibilities.
Applications are particularly welcome from ethnic minority candidates. 
The position is part-time, variable hours (minimum 20hrs per week) for a fixed term of nine months and will be based in Oxford with opportunities for remote working within the UK. 
Further information, including how to apply, is available in the attached job description. Any further enquiries may be directed to the email address: [email protected] 
Only online applications received by 12.00 noon on 22nd August 2022 will be considered. Interviews will be held in the week beginning 31st August 2022.
159765 Research Support Assistant

Business Development Manager

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Closing date 29 August 2022, 5pm.
Open ended/Permanent – Full Time – 35 Hours per week
The University of Edinburgh Hospitality & Events Collection, through its Accommodation, Catering and Events (ACE) department, manages a large portfolio of hotels, venues, student and seasonal accommodation. This includes three year-round hotels with 180 beds, 10,000 student bedrooms, which during the summer are used for large group bookings and individual leisure guests, and over 70 meeting and event spaces.
We are looking for a Business Development Manager for Accommodation to support the development and delivery of effective strategic plans to drive occupancy, income and profitability of the hotels and summer residences which form part of the University of Edinburgh Hospitality & Events Collection.  
The Opportunity:
This is an excellent opportunity to join our Business Development Team to deliver on ambitious plans and objectives following a rebrand and refresh of our portfolio. We are looking for a commercially astute candidate with experience in working in a hospitality sales environment and a proven track record of delivering results. You must enjoy working in a team with a customer-focused culture and be prepared to become a brand ambassador for the University of Edinburgh Hospitality & Events Collection.
If you are great at building strong relationships, enjoy working with others to deliver results and strive to deliver an exceptional customer experience, we encourage you to apply for this role.
Your skills and attributes for success:
Successful track record of working in a commercial business development role within a hotel environment, with experience in delivering on objectives.
Experience of working to sales and revenue targets, with strong negotiation skills.
Experience of researching new income streams and target markets.
Strong administrative, database management and computer skills.
Articulate and confident and able to develop strong and long lasting relationships with clients and stakeholders.
A strong team player, someone that can work with others and motivate them to deliver shared goals and objectives.

Operations Manager (Research)

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Job description
This is an exciting part-time position at the heart of the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) Digital Lab led by Dr Johnny Downs (https://kclpure.kcl.ac.uk/portal/johnny.downs.html). The post is required for 28 hours per week with flexibility to arrange these hours as required (e.g. 4 full days or 3 full days, two half days). The CAMHS Digital Lab is a new team, formed as collaboration between KCL and the South London and Maudsley NHS Trust. The lab will enable KCL researchers, engineers, and designers with SLaM healthcare and digital service providers to work together to develop products which will improve child and adolescent mental health.  The post-holder will work alongside the department’s professional services team to ensure that administrative and operational processes run efficiently and to promote the lab’s digital products within healthcare and community settings.
The post is responsible for providing courteous, friendly, and responsive support to clinical, academic research colleagues and students. The role will include supporting the team to comply with the University’s policies and procedures, whilst facilitating the day to day running of the Lab’s joint working. They will provide high-quality administration supporting Dr Downs and the wider Lab research team. They will be an integral part of the section’s research and teaching objectives and commitments and will share the team’s successes.  
The post holder will develop a comprehensive understanding of the team’s research and business commitments. They will facilitate the smooth running of the section’s portfolio and assist Dr Downs and the Digital Programme Manager in the management of the contracts and research awards (using Worktribe and PURE management) and in the promotion and maintenance of the Lab’s digital products.  Along with the section head the postholder will monitor budgets, deal with purchasing and payment of invoices and staff contracts.
The successful candidate will be someone who is motivated to enhance child and adolescent mental health care through digital technologies. They will be positive and professional. They will be comfortable interacting with a wide range of people, including senior level personnel from a variety of clinical, academic, and external organisations. As such the post requires someone with excellent interpersonal and communication skills who will demonstrate diplomacy and tact, and the ability to deal with confidential and sensitive information. The Lab is a busy research group, so the post-holder should enjoy using their initiative to prioritise task according to the lab’s objectives.
Contract type
This post will be offered on   a fixed-term contract for 3 years in the first instance.
This is a  part-time post – 80% full time equivalent.

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