This 3 site Group, are seeking a part or fully qualified individual to join their team of 15 based in South Manchester.
Reporting to the Finance Director the duties of the role include :
Drive the development and implementation of priority projects, identify continual improvement opportunities, and cost efficiencies.
Prepare and deliver financial performance report and trend analysis to a variety of stakeholders based upon their specific needs and circumstances.
Safeguard the achievement of financial performance targets by analysing current and future impact of strategic decisions, risks and opportunities on financial targets and KPI established by 3rd parties (e.g. Banks, Local Authority, ESFA).
Actively manage 3rd party relationship through the effective and efficient execution of performance /output criteria (e.g. Delivery of monthly and quarterly performance reports to bankers and the ESFA TU).
Assist with and improve organisational business case preparation and tailoring of resources to achieve optimal strategic effectiveness.
Validate and communicate all planning, budgeting and forecasting adjustments with the Head of Finance and the Financial Controller to ensure a consistency of understanding and delivery of meaningful financial reports.
Implement and embed internal and external bench marking to assist with objective performance assessment.
Work with Corporation colleagues to deliver agreed finance procedures and processes as well as developing a programme of financial awareness and literacy amongst those with financial and decision-making responsibilities.
Develop improved reporting mechanisms for programmes across the Corporation.
Provide financial leadership, relevant insight and challenge to colleagues in determining and delivering strategic objectives (e.g. student numbers, programme mix, fee structure).
Act as a catalyst in driving forward initiatives critical to delivering the strategy (e.g. system improvement, cost optimisation, etc.).
For the sucecssful candidate the role offers study support if required and the support and development of your career.