London, Greater London
£46,793 - £64,504 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

King’s College London Students’ Union (KCLSU) works for a future where every member has the opportunity to thrive. As a highly inclusive charity, democratic organisation and membership body, we are run by students, for students. Our decisions, policies and what we do are decided by our 30,000 plus student members. We operate across five campuses and support a diverse membership as well as over 300 student groups. We are the UK’s oldest students’ union as well as one of the largest.


KCLSU has just begun our new, six-year strategic journey, developed with our members, staff and university stakeholders. Together with our members, we are a union of students where individuals connect, have fun, build communities, share experiences, and make change. We're here to make sure every King's student has the best student experience possible.


Director of Finance and Resources

King’s College London Students’ Union (KCLSU)

£46,793 - £64,504

London – choice of multiple sites as well as some home working


As part of our new strategy, we have designed an exciting new post of Director of Finance and Resources. The new Director will lead our finance, people and governance work to ensure that our team, policies and finances are all able to support our members to have the best possible student experience. Working with an inclusive and diverse membership, the Director of Finance and Resources will develop new finance, governance and people strategies that support and enable our response to COVID 19 which has included accelerating our digital transformation and reimagining what our services (commercial and charitable) look like. As an organisation, we are committed to using our power to help challenge discrimination, resist against structural oppression, and institutional racism. The Director will work collaboratively with the CEO and directors on long-term strategic planning and organisational capacity building.


We are seeking a highly collaborative, financially adept leader, with experience of broader organisational operations, particularly in HR. A qualified accountant, you will bring experience of senior level financial planning and delivering opportunities and efficiencies that maximises organisational impact. You will also bring experience of leading change programmes whilst bringing people with you. We are looking for an engaging and inclusive leader, who enjoys working in collaborative cultures and cultivating positive relationships and engagement across a diverse range of stakeholders. If this sounds like you, we’d be very interested to hear from you.


To learn more about this unique opportunity, and to find out how to apply, please read the full appointment brief, on the Prospectus website, which can be reached by clicking on the “Apply on Website” Button.

We are open to flexible working practices and Prospectus would be happy to discuss these with you.


Closing date:                                                                         Sunday 15th November 2020

Initial interviews with Prospectus:                                           19-24th November 2020

Engagement meetings with KCLSU stakeholders:                27th November 2020

Panel interviews with KCLSU:                                                30th November 2020

KCLSU recognises the value of diversity and is committed to providing equal opportunities for all. Applications are welcomed from all sections of the community. We are a highly inclusive organisation and are committed to ensuring our members, staff and stakeholders thrive and have their talents nurtured.


Currently approximately 30% of our staff group come from a BAME background & 64% self-identify as female. Our new equality and diversity policy will include an equality, diversity and inclusion action plan co-produced with staff and a commitment to create a more diverse staff group, including at senior leadership and Board levels. We recognise we have more to do and are fully committed to it.

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Refreshed on: 31 October 2020
Closed date: 15 November 2020
Job ref: HQ00177808
Tags: Senior Management