Part-time maternity cover

Part-Time: 26 hours over 4 days per week
Salary: £32,241 to £37,626 inclusive of London Allowance pro rata per annum
Contract type: Fixed term maternity cover for up to 1 year
Reference: 22/034

The Royal Academy of Music is a stimulating and friendly environment with a diverse mix of students and staff from over 50 countries. Based in central London adjacent to Regent’s Park, we have been training musicians to the highest professional standards since 1822. Many of the world’s leading musicians and performers studied with us and we are firmly focused on developing tomorrow’s musical leaders in a number of disciplines including classical, jazz, and musical theatre.

We are seeking an experienced Assistant Financial Accountant to join our busy Accounts Department. You will be responsible for supporting the Financial Accounting process and will support the delivery of the Academy’s financial strategy while delivering a modern, professional, customer-focussed service to stakeholders, staff, and students.

The Accounts department processes all the Academy’s financial transactions, so the scope of the work is wide and challenging and includes not only the basic accounting functions but reflects the financial organisation of a specialist Higher Education institution.

This role will suit a team-player who has plenty of initiative and takes pride in working efficiently with great attention to detail. AAT qualified; or part-qualified ACCA/ CIMA/CIPFA/ACA, you will also have previous accounts experience, along with a good standard of general education, good IT skills and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Hybrid work is available with 3 days in the office and 1 day remote. Full-time onsite work is also available.

Completed applications must be received by 10am on Friday 1 July 2022.

Interviews are expected to be held on site on week commencing 11 July 2022.

The Academy values diversity and welcomes your application.

We particularly welcome applications from black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQ+ candidates and candidates with disabilities because we would like to increase the representation of these groups in these roles. We want to do this because we know greater diversity will lead to greater results for students.