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Hiring: Finance Manager

Cliff College is now seeking to appoint a Finance Manager for a fixed term of six months, with the potential to extend to ten months.

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 for a fixed six-month period, with the potential to extend to ten months, starting after 1 December 2023 and before 1 January 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 role, working 35 hours per week. Flexible remote working is available for this post. The salary is £35,000 to £42,000 per annum, dependent on experience, pro-rata for the term of the contract. This is a fixed-term contract for six months, with the potential to extend to ten months.

To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter outlining your interest in the post to the Principal's PA by email to Ensure that the subject line of your email states 'Finance Manager Application - Private and Confidential'. For any questions, please email to to arrange a further conversation about the post.