Head of Finance

South Lanarkshire College

Head of Finance

£55000 per annum

South Lanarkshire College, East Kilbride, South Lanarkshire

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working
  • Immediate start

Posted 1 week ago, 1 Jul | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: 26-07-2024 (In 11 days)

job Ref: None

Full Job Description

Permanent, Full-Time

(part-time applications of 0.8 FTE or more may be considered)


£55,000 per annum


South Lanarkshire College delivers outcomes that exceed all sector norms across a range of students, staff and financial performance indicators.


It has a diverse and inclusive culture, attracting students from a huge variety of backgrounds and abilities, enabling them to achieve their very best. The College has an impressive and enviable track record with ambitious plans for the future.


We are seeking a highly motivated individual to provide support to the Vice Principal for Finance, Resources and Sustainability. You will work closely with the College Finance Department and the College Management Team in the review, design, and maintenance of financial information associated with the preparation of financial accounting records which flow into the requirements, as well as those required for monthly, quarterly, and annual management forecasts, including statutory accounts.


The successful applicant must be a Qualified Chartered Accountant with experience of the preparation of annual statutory financial statements for audit and a good working knowledge of FRS 102, SORP 2015 and UK GAAP. They must demonstrate excellent Microsoft Office skills and the ability to motivate a team and to foster and maintain effective working relationships at all levels of an organisation.


The new PVG scheme replaces enhanced disclosures when undertaking work with Children or Vulnerable Adults. This post is considered Regulated Work with Children under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Successful applicants will be required to become members of the relevant PVG scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer being made by South Lanarkshire College.


Application Process: To apply for the post, please complete an application form on our website and return this to Human Resources by the closing date of Friday 26th July 2024.