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Deputy Head of Finance

Job Description

Deputy Head of Finance
Location: Manchester
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £50,500 - £57,200 per annum
Start Date: Flexible
*Hybrid Working*

Job Description
Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting on behalf of an Education Institution in Manchester for a Deputy Head of Finance to join the team on a permanent basis. The postholder will be responsible for managing the Business Partnering team in providing comprehensive, high quality financial support and information to budget managers throughout the year, including during budget setting, the production of monthly management accounts, quarterly forecasts and financial year-end.

The postholder will play a key leadership role within the Finance Team, assisting to the Head of Finance and Chief Financial Officer in providing an excellent, customer-focused finance service, which supports the Institution to achieve its strategic aims and ambitions.

Candidate Criteria

  • CCAB/CIMA Qualified with evidence of CPD
  • Experience of working within a management accounting role including producing budgets and forecasts
  • Experience of providing a comprehensive business partnering service to budget managers
  • Experience of producing year-end financial statements and liaising with external audits
  • Experience of managing a team of finance professionals effectively to produce an efficient service
  • Great communication skills with the ability to work well on own initiative as well as part of a team


  • Local Government Pension Scheme enrolment - 20.7% employer contribution
  • Staff discounts for supermarkets, retailers, holidays, cinemas, etc.
  • Health and wellbeing schemes for staff members
  • 40 days annual leave entitlement (including bank holidays)
  • Homeworking available after initial probation

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Greg at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208969 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So, if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed.