Director of Finance

7 days left

Competitive Salary
25 Apr 2019
31 May 2019
Contract Type

Director of Finance

Royal College of Music

London | Competitive Salary

The Royal College of Music (RCM) is one of the world’s leading conservatories, training gifted musicians from all over the world for international careers as performers, conductors and composers. With a record of innovation and collaboration, the RCM creates not just gifted musicians, but generations of musical visionaries. Founded in 1882 by the then Prince of Wales (later Edward VII), the RCM has trained some of the most important figures in British and international musical life. The 21st century RCM continues to be a vibrant community of exceptional musicians studying in an environment where exploration, collaboration and diversity are prized. The College has just been ranked as the top UK conservatoire for Performing Arts in the QS World University Rankings for the fourth year in succession.

We are seeking to appoint a Director of Finance to enhance our long term financial sustainability, ensuring excellent outcomes for our students. We are looking for someone with a first-class track record of financial leadership, who recognises our commitment to excellence and our ambitions for the College. This is an exciting time for the College, in the middle of our More Music: Reimagining the Royal College of Music Campaign, which will provide new exciting spaces for our students and staff, as well as supporting innovative and digital learning opportunities. As the senior member of staff with responsibility for the management and administration of all financial issues affecting the College, the Director of Finance is a key member of the College Directorate and makes a vital contribution to the life of the institution.

We are seeking a qualified accountant with a strong personal profile in financial leadership, who is able to demonstrate successful strategic financial leadership, imagination, energy and commitment within an ever-changing environment.

A commitment to the RCM’s mission is essential to the success of this role.

For the full job description, candidate specification and details of how to apply, please click on the following link:

Applications are invited by close of business on Friday 31st May 2019.

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