The Henry Royce Institute is the UK’s home of advanced materials research and innovation. The £235m Institute will allow the UK to grow its world-leading research and innovation base in advanced materials science, an area which is fundamental to all industrial sectors and the national economy. We bring together world-leading academics from across the UK, and work closely with industry to ensure commercialisation of fundamental research. The Royce has its hub at The University of Manchester, with spokes at the founding partners, comprising the universities of Sheffield, Leeds, Liverpool, Cambridge, Oxford and Imperial College London, as well as the National Nuclear Laboratory and the UK Atomic Energy Authority.
The Royce is seeking a dedicated Head of Institute Finance (HoIF) to provide financial expertise and operational and strategic support to the Institute. As a member of the Faculty Finance Team and working under the guidance of the Head of Faculty Financial Reporting and Analysis, you will be responsible for managing the financial planning, budgeting, forecasting and reporting processes for the Institute. This will include analysis of performance, highlighting remedial action where required, and continuous improvement of management information.
You will have a recognised CCAB professional accountancy qualification or equivalent, strong analytical skills and significant experience of working in an accounts preparation role. A proven track record of working within a large, complex organization demonstrating an ability to work collaboratively and proactively across organisational boundaries is required. You should be target driven and able to work with a sense of urgency to meet demanding and completing deadlines.
As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.
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: Elizabeth Gardner, Head of Operations
Tel: 0161 275 4499
Tel: 0161 850 2004
This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date
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