Location: Glasgow and Hybrid Working
Salary: Circa £32,000 per annum, plus benefits
Closing date for applications: Midnight, Sunday 21 November 2021
Scottish Opera is Scotland’s national opera company. We take world-class opera to all corners of the country, ensuring as many people as possible can enjoy this wonderful art form.
We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Finance Manager to join our busy team within the Finance Department.
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.
Scottish Opera welcomes applications from all diverse backgrounds.
How to apply
All candidates must be able to demonstrate a pre-existing right to work in the UK and documentary proof of this will be requested at interview.
Closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 21 November 2021.
First round interviews will take place on Thursday 25 November and second round interviews on Thursday 2 December 2021.
Our diversity and equality commitment
At Scottish Opera, our mission is to speak powerfully through all our work in order to entertain, inspire, surprise, challenge and delight audiences throughout Scotland, the rest of the UK and internationally. We know that having a diverse workforce is essential if we are going to deliver our mission.
We are committed to promoting equality and ensuring that no one is denied opportunities or discriminated against through prejudice or exclusion due to age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. We particularly encourage applications from people that are under-represented in the Performing Arts and at Scottish Opera including those from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds and disabled people. We have supportive working practices and work towards providing wherever possible a working environment that is inclusive and accessible for those with caring responsibilities.
This diversity of thought paired with a culture of inclusion is vital for us to continue to create work that is for everyone. This makes Scottish Opera a great place to work, where people are valued for who they are.
We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and equally.
Scottish Opera strives to be an equal opportunities employer and is subsidised by the Scottish Government. Registered Number SC037531. Scottish Charity Number SC019787.