West Thames College is one of the most exciting and successful colleges of further and higher education in London and our vibrant campuses in Isleworth and Feltham have some of the best facilities in the country.
We have a reputation for giving excellent support to our diverse student population. Staff are well supported within a culture of continuous professional development and are encouraged to take on new and more senior roles within the college. Facilities across our campuses in Isleworth and Feltham are state-of-the art with good public transport links and free staff parking.
We are a values-based and highly inclusive college, serving a vibrant and diverse area, and making a positive contribution to wider social and economic agendas. We offer courses from pre-entry through to Higher Education, Apprenticeship and Traineeship programmes to meet the skills needs of our students aged 14 upwards
Overall purpose of the job:
1. Manage the day to day operation of the finance function of the College and provide leadership and management to the finance team to deliver the full range of services associated with a further education college finance department, including financial and management accounting, budget preparation and monitoring, treasury management, tax and other statutory financial returns.
2. Working closely with the Executive Director of Finance, HR & Development and key stakeholders, assist and support in the development of a financial strategy; implement the strategy, including the regulations, procedures, practices and development plans that flow from the strategy, to ensure the College fulfils its financial objectives and is financially sustainable.
3. Provide an efficient, responsive and customer-focussed service to a range of users, including students, staff, governors and external stakeholders.
Full details of the post can be found in the Job Description and Person Specification.
West Thames College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.