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Head of Finance


£34,777.25 - £37,996.68 per annum





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Director of Finance


Bede Campus, St Peter's Campus, Washington Campus, City Campus, Hartlepool Sixth Form College


Attractive benefits for this post include 35 days’ holiday per year plus bank holidays and the opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.

 Reporting to the Director of Finance, this is an opportunity for a high performing, ambitious, qualified and highly skilled Finance professional, who has proven experience in promoting excellence within a Finance team.

This post is for someone who is a natural self-starter, has a desire to create an inspiring and high-performing team culture, to positively impact upon the Finance function. You must be someone with experience in managing a team and be able to demonstrate an ability to promote operational change.

You will manage all employees within the Financial and Management Accounting functions, further developing, implementing and sustaining a high performing, cost effective, customer focussed, professional Finance function across the College. You should demonstrate a high level of commitment and an ability to develop, maintain and support the team in order to realise their potential.

Sunderland College is a Further and Higher Education College based in the City of Sunderland; and one of the largest Colleges in the North-East region. It is a multi- College estate with 4 College campuses. Annually the College delivers education and training to c12,500 students ranging in age from 14-16, 16-18, and 19 years and above. Delivery spans all education routes including GCSEs and A levels, professional and technical education, apprenticeships, higher education and international.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate, in their personal statement, practical examples of how they fulfil the person specification.

Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure Check.

To find out more about this great opportunity visit www.sunderlandcollege.ac.uk/vacancies alternatively email vacancies@sunderlandcollege.ac.uk or call 0191 511 6046 to request an application pack.

All applications must be received by 12 noon on Wednesday 30 May 2018

We are working towards equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to PREVENT and safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.



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