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Finance, Planning & Analysis Manager

Finance Directorate

Location:  Avery Hill Campus
Salary:  £51,799 to £60,022 plus £5018 London weighting per annum
Contract Type:  Permanent
Release Date:  Thursday 07 July 2022
Closing Date:  Friday 19 August 2022
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  3238-E

The University, and particularly finance is undergoing a large change agenda, modernising, and improving systems and processes and this role is a transitional role to support the team to deliver and embed the required change.  Successful applicants will be based on the Avery Hill Campus.

This is an excellent opportunity to work at an exciting time at the University of Greenwich and in the Chief Finance Officer Team following the launch of the 2030 “This is Your Time” strategy.  The Finance & Procurement Team are also embarking on a transformation programme with service delivery and uncompromising quality at the centre of the new target operating model.

The main purpose of this position is to inspire and led a high performing team responsible for the budgeting and forecasting process and analysis across the University to provide insights and support major institutional decisions for the VC Executive and the senior management leadership teams. The role holder will have a strong business partnering mindset exemplifying excellent service delivery and being uncompromising on quality. A forward-looking outlook that proactively provides decision support, and critical friend approach to support Institution wide financial decisions. Accountable for completion of the Transparent Approach to Costing (TRAC), annual Office for Students (OfS) return, Institutional level budgets, forecasts, monthly process, and a framework for commercial decision making. They will be the business process owner for EPM. The role requires excellent commercial acumen and filter to know when to escalate financial concerns. Finally, this role requires an individual with a passion for developing and coaching team members to reach their potential.

For more information, please review the full job description, candidate specification and details of how to apply, by clicking below.

For an informal conversation regarding the post, please contact Louise Watson, Chief Financial Officer:

Should you have any queries please contact the HR Recruitment Team on

The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission.

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion.

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form.

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

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