Interim Head of Financial Control & Compliance, UK University

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Interim Head of Financial Control & Compliance, UK University
Date posted:11th January 2024

Unlock your potential as Interim Head of Financial Control and Compliance!

Seize the opportunity to revolutionise controls and compliance within a prestigious University in the Midlands! As the interim Head of Financial Control and Compliance, you will be at the forefront of reshaping the financial culture and environment.

This is your chance to spearhead the full integration of financial compliance across the University, elevating the financial control environment to new heights. Your role will involve hands-on implementation and driving of a proactive financial compliance strategy. We need someone with a stellar practical understanding of what a robust control environment entails and the expertise to embed this within this university.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the charge in embedding financial compliance practices across the University.
  • Drive best practices and hands-on involvement in creating a robust control environment.
  • Collaborate closely with senior colleagues on whistleblowing, bribery, and counter-fraud initiatives.
  • Work in tandem with the Head of Financial Operations to optimise existing processes and systems for operational efficiency and risk mitigation.
  • Foster collaboration across the Finance department and beyond, utilising strong influencing skills.
  • Be a key liaison for internal audit, ensuring the ongoing implementation and embedding of audit recommendations.

What We’re Looking For:

Experience – An experienced qualified accountant, ready to make a transformative impact.

Background – While an auditing background is advantageous, it’s not a prerequisite. We welcome diverse experiences! And from different sectors!

Skills – Strong influencing skills and a hands-on approach to driving best practices.

This role is your ticket to being a pivotal force in the University’s financial landscape. If you’re passionate about making a tangible difference and possess the expertise to lead the financial control and compliance initiatives, we want to hear from you!

Please call Claire on 07732 900 579 or email your expression of interest to

Any questions?

If you have any questions about your application, please get in touch.