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Finance and Office Manager

University of Sunderland in London - Executive (London)

Location:  University of Sunderland in London
Salary:  £36,961 to £44,352 per annum
Hours per Week:  37 (for nominal purposes)
Closing Date:  Sunday 25 April 2021
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  USL368
Further details:    Job Description    

Location:Canary Wharf 

Would you like to work in a modern higher education institution where student experience, customer service, academic quality, value for money and continuous improvement are at the forefront of how we make our decisions? If your answer is ‘yes’, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join us and experience it all for yourself by joining us as a Finance and Office Manager.  

As a Finance and Office Manager you will be responsible for the day to day management and leadership of the finance function for the University of Sunderland in London. In addition, you will manage Business Support and Health and Safety functions, and will provide facilities management and administrative support to the Assistant Director (Operations and Student Experience).

To be successful in this role you will have experience across all aspects of a finance function related to this role, including experience of using an integrated accountancy system. You will need to be solution focussed with a proven track record of effective resource management, including monitoring budgets and experience managing staff. In addition, solid experience of developing and maintaining effective relationships is paramount in this role, as is excellent customer service skills and the ability to deliver in a fast paced environment.

We offer you a unique opportunity to work with friendly and dedicated people and to have a real invaluable impact upon our students’ learning experience and upon our success. We also offer our commitment to training and development, a generous annual leave provision and our location in Canary Wharf with many transport links for easy access.  

If you’re interested, up for the challenge and want to know more, please see the attached job description and person specification.

To apply, please complete an application form on our e-Recruitment online platform. 

For an informal conversation about the role, you can contact Lynsey Bendon, Assistant Director (Operations and Student Experience) via email at

Closing date: midnight, 25 April 2021

Please note that we reserve the right to close the vacancy earlier than the date above should we receive sufficient applications.

Interview date: To be confirmed

We are currently working to a blended pattern of home and office working to provide essential services and teaching to students during the Covid-19 pandemic period, any remote or home working arrangements for this role will be temporary. 

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Please note that this role is eligible for the Skilled Worker Route in accordance with the Home Office Points Based Immigration System. Should you require further information, please visit the Home Office website

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