Director of Finance and Operations

  • Job Reference: 6895540
  • Date Posted: 8 November 2019
  • Recruiter: Venn Group Limited
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £400 to £600 Per Day
  • Sector: Finance & Accounting
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 5 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Contract Director of Finance and Operations
Agency Reference Number: 6865540

A position has arisen for a Director of Finance and Operations to work for a respected Theatre & Performance drama school based in south London. The role will support the Principal and CEO and other senior colleges in developing and executing the College’s strategic objectives.

Rate: Competitive depending on experience
Length: 6 months with possibility to go permanent  

Job responsibilities include:

  • Leading and managing the College Services relating to Finance, Estates and Facilities, IT Services, Student Accommodation and its outsourced contracts
  • Developing, implementing and maintaining effective strategies that supports the College achieve its long-term goals
  • Leading the Estates and Facilities team in ensuring the building and space infrastructure are maintained and developed when required
  • Producing annual budgets along with longer term financial forecasts and overseeing external audits
  • Undertaking regular performance management reviews with all direct reports
  • Developing and delivering a strategy to ensure the College student accommodation delivers a financially sustainable and customer focused service

The successful candidate MUST have:

  • A fully qualified Accountant certification with one of the CCAB Accounting Institutions
  • Substantial experience of effective people and financial resource management
  • Previous experience overseeing operational and financial management of an HE or specialist institution
  • Experience of designing and implementing a finance and commercial business strategy which is aimed at improving financial performance
  • Experience of establishing, developing and working with a senior board, commercial partners and external stakeholders
  • Experience of Dream or PBS software (highly desirable)

To apply for this role or to find out about other Education Finance jobs, please contact Dannielle Day or Steve Hill on the London Education Finance Recruitment team on 020 7557 7667 or email your CV to

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.