Deputy Director of Finance

Cardiff University seeks an outstanding individual for the senior position of Deputy Director of Finance.

You will be part of the senior management team and report to the Chief Financial Officer.

Cardiff University is a member of the Russell group and widely recognised as Wales number one institute of higher education.  We are the 7th largest university in the UK and have a student population in excess of 30,000. We are ranked in the top 100 globally and looks set to continue to climb the rankings.


You will play a pivotal role in the development of the Universities financial and strategic objectives. These objectives will include financial planning, budget setting, IT systems development, financial management of a capital expenditure programme and the strategic leadership of a large finance team. As the role of finance develops within the university, you will have a strong influence in shaping the finance department in the coming years.


As an exceptional accountant, you will have the strategic capability to add value to the organisation and its strategic goals.  You will have a track record of effective finance leadership, and demonstrable experience of managing a large capital expenditure programme.


The deadline for applications is Friday 27 October 2017.


There is a great package on offer for this challenging position, which includes a competitive salary, based on University's senior salary scale (£64,310 - £80,197) and an attractive array of benefits.

How to apply

For further details about this role, contact Joel Wray on +44 (0)29 2022 2422, quoting Reference: 3103243.

Date advert posted: Friday 29 September 2017.