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Head of Corporate Accounting

Reporting to the Head of Finance, the Head of Corporate Accounting will be responsible for the financial management of the Institute’s Corporate Services and Academic Services departments by providing critical financial information to budget holders and senior management, including reviewing expenditure and providing management information to all Corporate and Academic budget holders.

 

The Institute of Cancer Research is a world-class cancer research organisation. In the 2008 Higher Education Funding Councils' Research Assessment Exercise, The ICR received the highest percentage of research assessed as world leading in the areas of biological sciences and cancer studies.  In partnership with The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, they form the largest comprehensive cancer centre in Europe, dedicated to research that extends from epidemiology, genetics and molecular biology, through drug discovery and development, to cancer diagnosis and patient treatment.  This makes ICR uniquely placed to work towards their vision that people may live their lives free from the fear of cancer as a life threatening disease.

Having outstanding individuals committed to best practice will only aid ICR in achieving their goals and new positions have been created to help their finance function operate a more of a business partner.

Reporting to the Head of Finance, the Head of Corporate Accounting will be responsible for the financial management of the Institute’s Corporate Services and Academic Services departments by providing critical financial information to budget holders and senior management, including reviewing expenditure and providing management information to all Corporate and Academic budget holders. With line management responsibilities, you will also develop close working relationships with all Corporate Services and Academic Services budget holders.

To succeed, you must be a professionally qualified accountant with strong technical skills, an analytical approach and significant experience dealing with senior stakeholders. You will be a proven team leader with advanced modelling skills and a confident manner delivering both oral and written presentations of the highest order.

To apply, please email your CV to Maurice Goldstone at Allen Lane with a supporting statement to icr@allenlane.co.uk. Alternatively, please contact Maurice on 020 3031 9630 or 07540 637 275 (evenings and weekends) for an informal discussion.

 

Closing date:  Midnight, Tuesday, 8th January

18 December 2012
08 January 2013
MG/ICR/HoCA
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