Head of Finance
I support the Head of Administration and Finance by leading financial management in the department.
I have overall responsibility for the department finance team (comprising general ledger and grants teams) and for all finance processes.
Areas of responsibility include:
- Delivery of finance projects
- Providing support for decision making and strategic planning
- Responding to changes in the research environment and Divisional and University strategy
- Compliance with University policies
I work with the finance team to provide support to the department including:
- Financial management of research awards
- Transactional processing including purchasing and staff expenses
- Communication of finance matters within and outside the department
- Budgeting, forecasting, costing and variance analysis
I have experience in academic and commercial environments including work in the University Department of Materials, a tech start-up, the pharmaceutical industry, and 10 years at Oxford University Press.