Capital City College Group - Chief Finance Officer

Permanent | London | Circa £140,000 + benfits

Vacancy Description

Capital City College Group, the largest FE provider in London's education sector, is seeking to appoint a Chief Finance Officer. This influential group supports over 25,000 students every year, to develop the skills and knowledge to advance their career prospects or progress into higher forms of education. This is done by an unrelenting commitment to curriculum innovation and an obsession with the quality of the student experience, which is underpinned by a resilient and prudent approach to financial management. Capital City College Group are widely recognised for their commitment to diversity, inclusivity, and educational excellence, positively impacting the lives of students across the capital and beyond.

Reporting to the Chief Executive, you will lead the finance and wider resourcing strategy, with the remit to ensure the financial integrity of the Group through enhanced business planning, financial control, and reporting, to maximise efficiencies and drive operational excellence. You will provide the day-to-day line management for the Finance, Audit, MI, Funding, Estates, Procurement, and IT functions, with a clear focus on business transformation, asset utilisation and the Groups commercial activities, whilst ensuring the corporate services function is highly customer centric and aligned to the changing needs of the Group.

You will be a qualified, commercially focused finance professional with a wealth of strategic experience gained within a complex, multi-stakeholder environment. Alongside an inspirational leadership style, you will bring excellent analytical and planning skills and be fully conversant with change and possess effective project management skills. You will have excellent interpersonal and presentation skills, with the capacity to engage at all levels across and beyond the organisation, solving complex strategic challenges through deliverable and workable business solutions.

This is a rare opportunity for a finance professional with a passion for education and community engagement. If you are driven, strategic and ready to play a pivotal role in a vibrant educational environment, we encourage you to apply for this exciting role with Capital City College Group. Join us on our mission to transform lives through exceptional education and training.

For more details about this exciting opportunity, please review the brief below. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter and CV to by 9.00am Monday 13th May 2024 referencing DP3110. 

For a confidential and informal discussion, please call John Dodd on 07545 431848 / 01244 738450 or email him directly at

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