Cheshire College South & West - Chief Finance Officer

Permanent | Cheshire | Circa £100,000 + benefits

Vacancy Description

Cheshire College - South & West
Salary: circa £100,000 plus excellent benefits

Cheshire College South & West, renowned for its technical and professional education, is seeking an exceptional Chief Finance Officer to lead their financial strategy. As a key member of the leadership team, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of the Cheshire region’s education. Collaborating closely with employers, the college is at the forefront of meeting the changing national skills agenda and driving regional growth, with a commitment to widening participation and student engagement.

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive, you will lead the finance function across the college's 3 main campuses. Your expertise in business planning, financial control and reporting will ensure the financial integrity of the College and by maximising efficiencies and identifying growth opportunities, you will help drive us to new levels of success. You will be the strategic lead across the finance function, focusing on expenditure, risk management, compliance and analysis of key management information to shape thinking. Your strategic decision-making skills will guide us operationally and strategically, as we grow.

We are looking for a qualified and commercially oriented finance leader. Your strategic experience, ideally in a complex and customer-centric environment, will be invaluable. With strong technical and analytical expertise, you will navigate complex revenue streams and drive commercial growth initiatives. Your exceptional interpersonal and presentation skills will allow you to engage with stakeholders at all levels, shaping strategic challenges with deliverable and workable business solutions.

This is your opportunity to help shape the future of the Cheshire region’s education and make a lasting impact. For more information download the assignment brief below.

To apply, send your up-to-date CV with a covering letter and salary details, quoting REF DP3111, to  by 9.00am 22nd July 2024.
For a confidential and informal discussion, contact John Dodd at 07545 431848/01244 738450 or email 



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