Assistant Director - Finance

Manchester, with hybrid working.
04 May 2022
25 May 2022
Contract type
Full time

Assistant Director, Finance


Manchester, with hybrid working.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the GMC as an Assistant Director, Finance on a permanent basis. We’re the regulator for doctors in the UK. We help to protect patients and improve medical education and practice in the UK by setting standards for students and doctors. We support them in achieving and exceeding those standards and take action when they are not met.

We believe that diversity of background and experience leads to us being a better regulator.  We’re working hard to increase staff diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.  We particularly encourage and welcome applications to this role from women, black and minority ethnic people and disabled applicants as part of our commitment to address under-representation in our senior leadership.

About the role

The Assistant Director, Finance is a critical role for the General Medical Council. Reporting to our Director of Resources you will lead a team of c.26 professionals, driving forward the GMC’s financial strategy and will play a full and active role as an Assistant Director in the leadership of the organisation.

You will bring a successful and strong track record gained in a similar role within a complex environment bringing strategic insight and skills to deliver operational success. You must be a qualified accountant with full membership of a recognised accounting body. You should have the experience necessary to assess the financial risks and opportunities the GMC faces and be able to translate that insight into the ongoing development of our policies governing reserves, investments and treasury management. You will have experience of all aspects of management and financial accounting, and will have led the production and presentation of annual report and accounts. It would also be advantageous if you have experience of charity tax arrangements.  You will also be an effective leader, with a demonstrable track record of leading and inspiring skilled individuals, together with ability to grow and further develop teams.

You will bring outstanding interpersonal skills, with outstanding relationship-building and communication capability. You will bring the insight, analytical ability, strategic vision and determination to get things done in this exciting and demanding role. You must also demonstrate a clear commitment to improve equality, diversity and inclusion and ensure that this is delivered across the team.

In return you’ll benefit from being part of an organisation that is genuinely committed to its people. We offer an attractive salary and benefits package.

We value diversity and have made a public commitment to processes and procedures that are fair, objective, transparent and free from discrimination.

For more information and to apply, please visit our website via the apply button below. 

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