Finance Manager

Grade 8: £45,585 - £54,395
Applications are welcomed for a Finance Manager to join the Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR). This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading department recognised internationally for its rigorous and valuable research.  
The Finance Manager is a key role within the senior administration of DPIR. The postholder will be responsible for the financial operations of the Department, which currently has an annual income of around £14m, as well as managing a changing portfolio of projects on behalf of the Department.
The postholder will prepare the annual budget and quarterly forecasts for review by the Head of Administration and Finance and will have overall responsibility for the full range of financial reporting carried out within the Department. The responsibilities of the post include ensuring effective and resilient financial processes and controls that are compliant with institutional and broader financial regulations and taking the lead role in financial planning activities, particularly budget setting and scenario modelling.
The post of Finance Manager requires a graduate, with fully completed professional financial qualifications, or on their way to completing, and substantial experience of working in a finance role. The ability to effectively manage complex projects is required and project management experience and/or training would be advantageous but is not essential. Exceptional thoroughness and resourcefulness together with exceptional interpersonal skills are essential. The post requires a high level of independent working with the ability and willingness to take on financial and project leadership and work within a team approach as appropriate.
The position is permanent and full-time.
Informal enquiries about this role can be addressed by email to the HR Team.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a CV, supporting statement and details of two referees as part of your online application.
Only applications received before noon (UK time) on Wednesday 17 July 2024 can be considered.
Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.
Please quote reference 173621 on all correspondence.
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