Finance Manager

Salary: depending on experience

We are looking for an experienced Finance Manager for Scotland’s largest National Performing Company.

Using your experience gained in a similar role, you will be responsible for a small team, and will also provide guidance and support to budget holders with all aspects of the Company’s financial processes and internal controls. The role also requires strong management and organisational skills and a good working knowledge of payroll, pension and VAT regulations. Practical experience of utilising job costing and reporting, a good working knowledge of processing a weekly payroll, and the reporting obligations for charities would be a distinct advantage.

The person we are looking for must have strong interpersonal and communication skills, a strategic thinker, who is comfortable working in a dynamic environment, is resilient and who has a proactive and flexible approach to work requirements. The role is based in Scottish Opera’s offices in central Glasgow. 

All applications should include a covering letter, CV and a completed application form , which can be found below. Candidates must be able to demonstrate a pre-existing right to work in the UK as documentary proof of this will be requested at interview.

Applicants should apply in writing to HR Department, Scottish Opera, 39 Elmbank Crescent, Glasgow G2 4PT or email

Closing date for applications is Sunday 22 April 2018.

Application Form job description


Scottish Opera strives to be an equal opportunities employer and is subsidised by the Scottish Government. Registered Number SC037531 Charity Number SC019787


Work Experience

Unfortunately we cannot accept any work experience requests in 2017/18. We will review this in 2018/19 and update our website should any work experience opportunities become available.