Director of Finance Operations and Control

Kings Cross, London (Greater)
29 Jan 2019
18 Feb 2019
Finance, Strategy
Contract Type

The UK’s pioneering biomedical science research institute, the Francis Crick, is seeking a new Director of Finance Operations and Control to play an important role in achieving its vision of being a world-leading organisation. Based in King’s Cross St Pancras, this is an exciting opportunity for a senior finance professional with a broad range of experience looking to work in a dynamic, creative and open organisation with a culture of innovation and collaboration.

The Francis Crick Institute is a partnership between Cancer Research UK, the Medical Research Council, the Wellcome Trust, UCL (University College London), Imperial College London and King's College London. It is a registered charity with a purpose to conduct biomedical research into all aspects of human health and disease. It promotes connections between researchers and disciplines and between academic institutions, healthcare organisations and businesses.

The Director of Finance Operations and Control is the second most senior position in the Crick’s finance team, reporting to and, when needed, deputising for, the Chief Financial Officer. Candidates will be highly credible finance leaders with the ability to engage effectively with a broad stakeholder base. They will be adept at anticipating the needs of the Crick and its six founders, and will have a strong affinity with its scientific purpose.

Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to the Francis Crick Institute on this appointment. For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visit using reference FADALA. Alternatively, telephone +44 (0)20 7227 0880 (during office hours). Applications should be received by noon February 18th 2019.

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