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Hiring: Finance Manager

Cliff College is now seeking to appoint a full-time Finance Manager to oversee and manage the finances of the College.

Cliff College, situated in Calver in the Hope Valley, is a busy College with students living onsite and others studying remotely. The College also houses a conference centre, with bedrooms and meeting rooms available for hire, and is the home of the annual Cliff College Festival. We are seeking to appoint a full-time Finance Manager, starting on or after 1 July 2024.

Responsibilities include:

  • managing the financial accounting, monitoring and reporting systems for the College;
  • keeping all departments within the agreed budget;
  • overseeing the College's payroll system and processes;
  • preparing and filing financial reports;
  • working with the Finance Assistant in liaising with students.

Download the job description and person specification here.

Requirements and application details

We are looking for someone with the following qualities and experience:

  • Strong technical accounting skills
  • Good knowledge of financial control systems and procedures
  • Experience of the production of management accounts and reporting
  • Good communication, numeracy and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work effectively with Microsoft Office applications

This position is a full-time permanent role, working 35 hours per week. Flexible remote working is available for this post. The salary is £40,000 to £45,000 per annum, dependent on experience.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please send an up-to-date CV with a covering letter outlining your interest in the post to the Principal's PA by email to

The closing date for applications is midday on 30 April 2024, with a provisional interview date of Wednesday 15 May.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to George Dixon-Gough at Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.