Associate Director – Strategic Finance

Regent's Park, London (Greater)
£75,000 – £80,000 per annum
10 May 2017
09 Jun 2017
Job Function
Head of Finance
Full Time
Contract Type

Associate Director – Strategic Finance

Location: Regent’s Park

Salary: £75,000 – £80,000 per annum


Help us transform the way the world does business

We’re looking for a finance leader and big-picture planner with a hands-on approach to join us as the Associate Director for Strategic Finance.

Inform and empower our future

Reporting to the Director, Financial Planning & Analysis, you’ll leverage your finance expertise and strategic outlook to develop, implement and champion School-wide strategies, in partnership with the Business. You’ll inform key business decisions, play a critical role in defining our objectives and ensure we are best placed to achieve them. By drawing on the strengths of your team, you’ll ensure that all areas of the School have the capacity to succeed. With deep analytical and problem-solving expertise, you won’t just be helping us plan for the future; you’ll be putting significant change into motion today. That means you’ll:

  • Build medium - long-term strategic and financial plans and monitor progress
  • Set targets to feed into the School’s Budget process
  • Design and deliver complex financial models with clarity and coherence
  • Partner with key departments to formulate and help deliver their strategic goals
  • Play a key role with the School’s Finance and Investment Committees, including overseeing the Investment and Funding strategies for the School
  • Be an independent leader and proud representative of the finance team.

Share our knowledge

We generate research and ideas that have a real and lasting influence on people, businesses and markets around the world. To do that, we have to make sure we’ve got the people, tools and infrastructure to share our thinking globally. By identifying specific business drivers and expertly allocating resources, you’ll position the School for long-term success.

What we’re looking for:

  • Chartered Accountant (ACA)
  • Significant experience in financial and management accounting
  • Strong strategic planning and analytical abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to influence
  • A proactive manager who leads by example
  • Exceptional academic record with degree qualification
  • Advanced in Excel and a great financial modeller
  • Familiarity with accounting and reporting systems

Be part of an international network

We’re a global institution: 94% of our students and 86% of our faculty members are international. Together, we’re changing the way the world does business. Based in London’s Regent’s Park, this is an opportunity to work at the heart of Europe’s digital capital – and in one of the world’s most important financial, entrepreneurial and cultural centres.

To apply – or to find out more about the Associate Director - Strategic Finance role – please click on the apply button to be redirected to the corresponding page on London Business School's website.

Closing date: 9th June 2017.