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Head of Financial Performance & Analysis

Vacancy Details

Salary: Grade 9 £55.487 - £64,296 per annum
Job Type: Support
Closing Date: 04/21/2024
Date Posted: 04/02/2024
Reference: S2095




Head of Financial Performance & Analysis


Pittville Campus, Cheltenham


The University of Gloucestershire is embarking on an exciting journey that is seeking to transform the institution. The university has real opportunities over the next few years, building on its strong foundations in delivering excellent education outcomes in business, computing, education, arts and creative and health and social care. With a new City Campus in Gloucester and Cyber Hub in Cheltenham, this role will need to seize the opportunity these projects bring, working with regional, national and international partners.



About the Department


As part of the university’s transformation journey, we have taken time to review and redesign our leadership team to ensure we have a simple, streamlined and consistent approach that keeps students at the heart of everything we do.



This role sits within the CFO function which is responsible for driving the university’s commercial, finance, governance, transformation and project management activities.



About the role


As Head of Financial Performance and Analysis you will form apivotal part of university leadership, having the opportunity to develop and influence financial performance information and the decisions for which it supports.



You will not only be responsible for developing a range of management information and dashboards on key financial performance indicators but developing and maintain the budget and scenario planning models, and working with stakeholder to ensure student recruitment projections are in line with the strategic direction of the portfolio.



It’s a great opportunity for a capable individual to support and lead the university’s budget and forecast process, financial performance reporting, business partnering, financial regulatory returns, financial and commercial decision support and the student planning process.



You will foster building relationships with senior budget holders across the organisation to ensure the university’s financial performance is understood at both a university level, as well as budget holders having transparency and understanding their margins and value drivers. You will work closely with the Financial Controller and Head of Commercial and Procurement to foster a culture of taking a more commercial approach across university-wide activities. 



To avoid disappointment please apply early, should we find a suitable candidate we will close the advert. 



Contact details:



Should you wish to discuss this exciting opportunity further, please contact Lindsey Ingle at


Key dates:


Closing date: 21st April 2024


Interview date: Week commencing 29th April 2024



To apply please click on APPLY at the bottom of this page, you will be asked to complete our application form, alternatively, you can submit a CV and Support Statement showcasing how you meet the essential criteria, CVs alone will not be considered. Please see applicant guidance for help and advice on how to complete the application process.


For more information about out benefits and working for the University please click here


The University is committed to building a diverse and inclusive staff community and welcomes applications from currently under-represented sections of our workforce.


We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader, guaranteeing an interview to everyone who meets the definition of disability set out in the Equality Act 2010 and the essential criteria contained within the person specification.


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