Interim Head of the Accounting and Finance Division

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7076689 (Ref.No. LUBSC1515)
Posted: April 2, 2021

Job Description

Opportunity Open to Existing Staff within the Accounting and Finance Division at the University of Leeds Only.

Do you have the ability to provide the strategic vision and leadership necessary to lead the division to successfully develop and deliver the Division’s plans through inspiring, motivating and developing staff to achieve their full potential? 

Are you passionate about delivering world-leading research and an exceptional student experience in an international and interdisciplinary context? 

You will lead and manage the Division of Accounting and Finance, maximising strategic opportunities arising from the changing landscape of higher education and the University’s strategic plan, whilst leading and delivering excellence in research and education. 

You will be an active member of the University’s Leadership Forum and the Faculty of Business Executive Leadership Team, promoting a coordinated approach to delivering innovative strategic academic development. You will be taking on a significant and complex leadership role in the Faculty, and must be able to lead with a clear vision, engaging others across the Division, Faculty and University.

 You will have the leadership skills, ambition and creativity to take forward the development and delivery of the School’s academic strategy and objectives. You will thrive on working collaboratively in a busy and dynamic environment to enhance the reputation of the School with a focus on quality and excellence. 

Academic credibility is essential. You will have a sustained track record of excellence in research and student education, combined with excellent skills in team working and collaboration.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Professor Julia Bennell, Executive Dean of the Faculty Business


Professor Edgar Meyer, Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Business

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Business
School/Institute:  Leeds University Business School
Category:  Academic
Grade:  Grade 9 to Grade 10
Salary:  Non-recurrent, non-pensionable honorarium of £8,204 p.a.
Post Type:  Part Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (up to 12 months)
Release Date:  Wednesday 31 March 2021
Closing Date:  Sunday 25 April 2021
Interview Date:  Friday 14 May 2021
Reference:  LUBSC1515

The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.


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