|Date posted:||3rd October 2023
|Closing date:||13th November 2023
Salary – Competitive
Based – London/hybrid
Brunel University London is a global university, dedicated to providing education and research relevant to the needs of industry and society, and ensuring that the UK is contributing to the knowledge base so it can compete on the world stage.
Since 1966, Brunel has championed innovation and advancement, pioneering sandwich degrees, and giving students the academic education and professional and personal skills they need to succeed in their future. In that time, we have increased our student population from just 866 to over 18,000 and introduced successful degree programmes in everything from anthropology to aerospace engineering, business management to healthcare sciences.
Brunel is now seeking a new Chief Financial Officer. Reporting to the Vice-Chancellor, the CFO will be responsible for strategic financial management at institution-wide level, enhancing business performance and procurement, and supporting the delivery of our ambitious strategic goals. As our CFO, you will be responsible for providing strategic leadership and direction to our finance and procurement function and work closely with leaders across the University to ensure that we are using our resources effectively to achieve our objectives.
The successful applicant will be a qualified accountant with substantial experience of operating at senior leadership/board level helping to develop and implement strategic plans. You will have experience of managing significant budgets and operating plans in large and complex organisations. Experience of influencing and partnering with non-executive and senior management teams on financial issues is also essential.
Brunel is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion and seeks to engage all university members in promoting a positive and fully inclusive work environment. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Brunel is an accredited Disability Confident employer.