For nearly 150 years we have been fulfilling our vision of inspiring artists and audiences worldwide with the magic of the iconic Royal Albert Hall; creating life-enriching, unforgettable experiences for everyone. Hosting nearly 400 events a year in the main auditorium and more than 800 in other spaces, the Royal Albert Hall stands true to its original purpose of promoting the Arts and Sciences. As a charity, the Hall is dedicated to maintaining the Grade I listed building and giving access to all. The Finance department is a crucial part of everything the Hall does. The role of Head of Finance presents a unique opportunity to be a financial leader in one of the world’s most famous and successful venues.
We are seeking a high-calibre Head of Finance who will lead and manage the Finance function, motivating the team to fully support the Hall’s diverse stakeholders. This role requires someone with proven experience in all areas of finance. As a fully qualified accountant, with significant knowledge of financial and management accounting, you will apply your commercial and pragmatic mind to analysis, financial control, large-scale budget management, compliance, data-management and to preparing papers for senior management and trustees. You will manage the annual budgeting and re-forecasting processes and be responsible for communicating accurate monthly management information.
You will have significant experience, at a senior level, in leading, motivating and developing a Finance team to deliver all financial activities to the highest standard, with a focus on client service. Your diligence, gravitas and experience make you a natural leader who influences all you work with and ensures you will play an important role in the Hall’s management team.
We are looking for someone who can build successful relationships, communicate effectively and persuasively, think both analytically and creatively, and be a trusted partner to the leadership team.
Please contact Michael Quest of Ivy Rock Partners directly to find out more and request the detailed job description for more information. We look forward to hearing from you.
The closing date for all applications is midday on 4th January 2021.
Interviews are expected to take place week commencing 18th January 2021.
The Royal Albert Hall is a registered charity (no. 254543) and strives to be an equal opportunities employer.