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Deputy Head of Faculty Finance

Business Support

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £39,152 to £49,553 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Tuesday 03 December 2019
Interview Date:   Thursday 19 December 2019
Reference:  1207019RR

The University of Southampton is one of the world’s leading universities. We are consistently placed in the top 100 universities in the world by the QS World University Rankings. There are currently in excess of 24,000 students on campus in the UK. The University is a large enterprise with an annual turnover of over £500m and a staff establishment in excess of 5,000 FTE.

The University is seeking to appoint a Deputy Head of Faculty Finance to join the Professional Service Finance, Planning & Analytics department; they will be a part of a team that supports the Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences. The Faculty has a dynamic and diverse portfolio with a turnover in excess of £51m per annum.  The role is responsible for all aspects of the University’s management accounts service for two schools within the faculty. It will include working closely with heads of school, supporting the Head of Faculty Finance, managing a finance team and leading on a number of projects.

You will need to be a CCAB qualified accountant (or equivalent) with senior financial management experience within complex financial environments; a track record in delivering an effective, strategic financial service to senior leaders in a large organisation is essential.

In addition to a competitive salary the University offers a highly attractive pension scheme with employee and employer contributions and a generous holiday allowance of 30 days annual leave, plus 6 University closure days and 8 bank holidays.

For an informal discussion please contact the Head of Faculty Finance for the Faculty of Environmental & Life Sciences Anna Kerhoas on 02380 597838.

Application Procedure: 

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Daniel Ward (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 7749. Please quote reference 1207019RR on all correspondence.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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