Chief Finance Officer - 3052

Permanent | Surrey | Circa £105,000 + benefits

Vacancy Description

We are delighted to be working with Nescot, one of the UK’s most prominent College Groups, renowned for its technical and professional education with an enduring commitment to widening participation and student engagement. Nescot works closely with employers to respond to today’s changing national skills agenda and to meet the region’s growth strategy, making the group well placed to shape and inform how education is delivered at a regional and national level. To help facilitate this agenda, we are seeking an inspirational finance professional to lead Nescot’s financial, estates and procurement strategies. 

Reporting to the Chief Executive, you will lead the finance function across the college group, ensuring the financial integrity of the organisation through enhanced business planning, financial control and reporting to maximise efficiencies and opportunities for growth. You will take functional responsibility the finance, estates and procurement functions with a keen focus on capital expenditure, risk management and compliance, along with the analysis of key management information to further enhance Nescot’s outstanding financial health and estate proposition as the college group expands.

You will be a qualified, commercially orientated finance leader with a wealth of strategic experience, ideally gained within a highly complex, customer centric environment. With strong technical expertise, you will have excellent analytical and planning skills and be fully conversant with complex revenue streams and capital management initiatives. You will possess excellent interpersonal and presentation skills, with the capacity to engage at all levels across and beyond the organisation, to shape the strategic challenges through deliverable and workable business solutions.

For more information, please download the assignment brief below. To apply, please forward an up-to-date CV with covering letter and salary details, quoting REF DP3052 to by 9.00am 4th October 2021. For a confidential and informal discussion, please call John Dodd on 07359 022905 / 01244 73842650 or email him directly at

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