Head of Finance

Covent Garden

We are seeking a trustworthy, committed and organised individual to join the Finance Team as Head of Finance. The postholder will manage day to day financial administration, grant administration, pensions and payroll activities of the school.

This position is well suited to an experienced and qualified individual with the ability to ensure successful management accounting, statutory accounting and reporting functions. The Head of Finance will work closely with staff from across all departments of the School, parents and students, therefore excellent interpersonal and communication skills are key alongside the ability to build supportive professional relationships.

Management experience, with a focus on supporting and encouraging staff to develop and continue training, is essential to being an integral part of this small Finance Team.

Duration: Permanent

Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week, with occasional evening or weekend work compensated by TOIL

Location: Upper School, Covent Garden with travel to White Lodge, Richmond Park once a fortnight. Please consider the remote location of White Lodge before applying.

Salary: £60-65,000 per annum depending on skills knowledge and experience.

In return we offer 30 days’ holidays plus bank holidays, contributory pension scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, and a wide range of discounts and salary sacrifice schemes. We also run regular ‘lunch & learns’ and a variety of wellbeing sessions.

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Please note that you must complete our application form to apply for this position and CVs are not accepted.

Closing date: Tuesday 15 March 2022

Interviews: Week commencing Monday 21 March 2022

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check and further pre-employment checks to comply with boarding school recruitment regulations.

We’re passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. At The Royal Ballet School we are committed to creating an environment where every one of our employees feels part of our team and can flourish, regardless of their background.

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