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Finance Planning Manager

  • Location: Cambridge
  • Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent
  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Francesca House
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 03301 743815
  • Job Ref: SF61158
Are You Driven by Excellence in Financial Management and Strategic Planning?
Does leading a financial team within a prestigious environment excite you? Are you skilled in translating complex financial data into strategic plans? Are you CCAB qualified? If you're nodding yes, then my client's opportunity as a Finance Planning Manager at a distinguished set up may be the perfect fit for you!

The Role:
Reporting directly to the Director of Advancement Services, this crucial position oversees the Development and Alumni Relations Office’s finance operations, boasting an operating budget of over £10 million annually. You will lead a dedicated team, managing all aspects of budgeting and financial accounting to ensure strategic alignment with the university's broader goals. Your responsibilities will include:
  • Leading the strategic and operational management of the finance function.
  • Implementing robust financial processes and controls.
  • Preparing detailed budget plans and allocations.
  • Ensuring compliance with financial regulations and standards.
  • Providing expert financial advice and reports to key stakeholders within the university.
Benefits Include:
  • Competitive Salary Package: £40,000 - £50,000 depending on experience.
  • Generous Pension Scheme: Ensuring your future is secure.
  • Professional Development Opportunities: Grow your skills and career with in-house training and external professional opportunities.
  • Flexible Working Arrangements: Balance work and personal life effectively.
About Our Client:
Join a company known for its history of academic excellence and innovation. The Finance team is integral to supporting the company's mission by ensuring efficient financial operations and strategic resource allocation. The environment fosters a culture of respect, ambition, and teamwork, where you can make a real impact.

Take the Next Step:
If you are a proactive leader with a solid background in finance management, particularly within higher education or the public sector, and you thrive in dynamic, changing environments, this role is calling your name. Apply now to bring your expertise to an institution that values transformation and progressive leadership. Shape your future and that of a leading institution by becoming a part of their distinguished team.