Finance Director

Liverpool, Merseyside (GB)
Competitive Salary
Jul 10, 2020
End of advertisement period
Jul 29, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Liverpool John Moores University

Finance Director

Competitive Salary

With a student community of 23,300 and over 2,600 staff, Liverpool John Moores University is a thriving and vibrant organisation based in the heart of the city.  We are an ambitious and forward-thinking modern civic university, delivering solutions to the challenges of the 21st century. Our Strategic Plan renews our commitment to working as a community of students, staff, alumni and partners to achieve common student-centred objectives. We are passionate about the success of Liverpool, we care deeply about our communities and are proud to be the civic university of the city.

We are now seeking to appoint a Finance Director with a proven track record of leading accounting and financial services in large, complex organisations.

Reporting to the Vice-Chancellor (who is also the Chief Executive), the Finance Director is a member of the University’s Executive Leadership Team, responsible for finance, procurement, payroll and pensions. Our ideal candidate will be a proven contributor at executive team level, able to shape and lead our long term financial strategy, as well as support ongoing change across the University and within finance operations.

With experience of strategic and operational financial planning and advising on long term financing and commercial activity, you will be a professional qualified finance leader with a sharp eye for detail as well as a strong strategic orientation. A team player and an experienced manager of change, you will be enterprising, dynamic, resilient and ambitious for our University and will be a passionate promoter of a diverse and inclusive working environment.

We welcome applications from experienced, professionally qualified finance leaders from all sectors and industries.

Full details regarding this position and how to apply can be found on our dedicated microsite at

For a confidential discussion, please contact our advising consultants at Anderson Quigley: Elliott Rae on +44 (0)7584 078 534 or Elyse Turner-Pearce on +44 (0)7808 648 559.

The closing date for applications is noon on 29th July 2020.

We particularly welcome applications from women and those from ethnic minority communities as they are underrepresented in the LJMU workforce at this level.