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Head of Finance

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£44,035 - £49,569
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Recognised Accountancy Qualification
Nicola Shaw
020 7747 4948

Bath College is a Further Education college in Somerset formed in April 2015 by the merger of City of Bath College and Norton Radstock College. It provides innovative training to develop skills, inspire individuals, enrich the wider community and encourage all to achieve and progress.

Bath College has more than 1400 courses available from entry to degree level and currently provides education and training to 10,000 learners across two campuses in Bath & North East Somerset. It is the largest provider of apprenticeships in the area and offers a range of vocational courses covering business and professional skills.

Bath College is currently looking to recruit a Head of Finance – a pivotal role in the Finance Team. Reporting to the Finance and Corporate Services Director the Head of Finance is responsible for ensuring the Finance Department provides a high-quality service to the organisation, budget holders and other staff and students across the College providing timely, accurate and relevant information, reports and financial advice.

You will also be expected to influence and shape financial decisions in the College and maximise business opportunities in order to deliver an efficient and effective service and ultimately an excellent student experience

To succeed in this role, it is essential you will:

  • Be a qualified accountant with substantial experience in financial and management accounting
  • Have experience of managing a small finance team and working with people from a wide range of backgrounds, both financial and non-financial, within an organisation
  • Have excellent knowledge and understanding of financial strategies, systems, statutory requirements and procedures
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to use your own initiative and make informed decisions with limited supervision

For more information on this role please contact our retained consultant Nicola Shaw at Morgan Law 07554 443 877 or to apply please send a CV to

Closing Date: 8th March

Interview date: 26TH March