Assistant CFO job at DURHAM UNIVERSITY
The Faculty of Social and Health Sciences is a national and global leader, ranked among the top 50 in the world by THE World University Rankings. It has an ambitious vision to further develop its capacity to deliver world-class education and research.
The Deputy Chief Financial Officer will endeavor to provide high quality transactional financial support to academic departments, staff and students as well as external stakeholders, collaborators, sponsors, etc. They will work with colleagues from the relevant central PSS divisions, in particular the university finance office, but as well as other colleagues from the procurement, payroll, human resources, research and innovation (RIS) departments. ) from the university, etc. and have the relevant financial information to plan and execute activities that will achieve strategic research and teaching objectives.
The Deputy Director of Finance will oversee professional service staff in eight departments, ensuring the provision of efficient administrative service; support a wide range of teaching, learning and research activities; supporting all staff, students and external stakeholders as required; ensuring the end-user experience is at the forefront of delivery. Some of the activities will involve work of a highly confidential nature and therefore a professional work ethic is a prerequisite.