Head of Academic Group, Accounting


Job Quantity: ACAD107139

Contract Kind/Work Sample: Open ended/Full or half time

Wage: Aggressive wage plus advantages

The function

The College of Bristol Enterprise Faculty is a vibrant and forward-thinking organisation, primed to play a key function in the way forward for our establishment. The college is dedicated to excellence in training, analysis, and business collaboration.

We’re searching for an skilled and dynamic chief of the Accounting educational group to drive innovation and domesticate educational excellence. You can be an achieved educational in accounting, able to guiding and nurturing a crew of worldwide and bold researchers and educators who commonly have interaction with the accounting occupation and with many different exterior stakeholders.

The Accounting group contains over 30 students who, collectively, research and train the function of knowledge and governance in inner decision-making processes, in capital markets and in informing stakeholders extra broadly.

We’re a balanced and cohesive, numerous but complete crew within the vary of analysis matters and approaches we think about. We’ve strategic hyperlinks with numerous educational associations and key skilled our bodies, regulators, and commonplace setters. Our teachers have printed in main journals equivalent to Accounting, Organizations and Society, Accounting Evaluation, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Science, Administration Accounting Analysis, European Accounting Evaluation, Accounting Auditing and Accountability Journal, Journal of Enterprise Finance & Accounting and plenty of different extremely regarded worldwide journals. Additionally they maintain positions on the editorial boards of main worldwide accounting journals.

The Accounting Group works intently with colleagues in Finance and Administration in educating and analysis. Analysis is organised into three themes: accounting, sustainability and governance; monetary reporting; and administration accounting. Throughout the Enterprise Faculty, different analysis themes embrace banking, company finance, monetary markets, sustainable manufacturing, inclusivity consumption and financial system, work futures, innovation and digitalisation, public providers governance and administration, international political financial system and motion analysis and significant inquiry.

This function will place the profitable candidate on the forefront of steering the group’s actions and fostering its progress and affect. Reporting to the Deputy Dean, you’ll lead a gifted crew, improve educational requirements, and elevate the profile of the Accounting Group and the College of Bristol Enterprise Faculty regionally and on the worldwide stage.

What’s going to you be doing?

As Head of Accounting, you’ll be concerned in growing and implementing technique and overseeing the group’s day-to-day actions in training and analysis, individuals administration and advocacy. The hooked up job description accommodates our full particular person specification and an in depth overview of function duties.

It is best to apply if

We encourage functions from those that:

  • Fulfill the particular person specification set out for a professorial appointment (additionally hooked up).
  • Can display expertise and excellence in educational management and administration.
  • Have distinctive communication abilities and a monitor file of motivating and mentoring employees.


  • Information of educational profession pathways, promotions, and development procedures.
  • Expertise in useful resource administration and budgeting.

Though there aren’t any robust pre-requisites on analysis space/s, we’re notably fascinated with candidates with a analysis monitor file in monetary reporting, administration accounting or accounting for sustainability.

Further info

The Head of Educational group function is a vital faculty management place and is allotted 0.5 FTE to carry out. The appointee’s remaining FTE shall be towards the Professor of Accounting function.

Please submit your detailed CV together with a canopy letter outlining the way you meet the important components of particular person specification.

This advert will shut at 23:59 BST on Monday, 16 October 2023.

Casual enquiries on the function are welcome and could be directed to Professor Giovanna Michelon – present Head of Accounting: [email protected]

For questions in regards to the software or choice course of, please contact at [email protected]

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