Digital Transformation, Finance Business Partner

Fixed term contract - up to 6 months

The Royal Opera House continues to lead the way in opera, ballet, music and dance both live on stage and through multiple digital platforms, from live streaming to worldwide cinema screenings. With the growing need for a varied digital offering across multiple channels for our audiences, in the current climate and for the future, we are working on increasing digital access, services and a wider range of content for our audiences, as a major part of our digital strategy.

The Finance Department is currently looking for an experienced Finance Business Partner to support the Digital Transformation project and work collaboratively with key senior stakeholders. You will provide a comprehensive service as a trusted advisor, delivering financial analysis, modelling and reporting and ensuring robust financial systems for the lifecycle of the project. Reporting to the Director of Finance and working closely with the Project Director for Digital Transformation, your role will be to provide an effective reporting link between the Project team and the Finance Department and to deliver a highly professional service to all stakeholders. The post is offered as a fixed term contract for up to 6 months.

The successful candidate will be a collaborative and experienced team player, with:

  • Experience in a similar capacity as Finance Business Partner working on new revenue streams or a new business proposition
  • Sufficient accounting experience in a busy, tightly managed medium sized business, including: monthly reporting, budget preparation, financial modelling and cash flow reporting
  • A qualified accountant from one of the CCAB-recognised Accountancy bodies or equivalent
  • Extensive experience of computerised accounting systems, preferably SUN, including report writing with strong spreadsheet manipulation skills
  • High standard of written and verbal English and ability to manage relationships with key clients or stakeholders across the organisation
  • Ability to work to and support a culture of continuous improvement

The Royal Opera House is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment in which everyone can thrive. We welcome applications from those who are currently under represented in our workforce -in particular those who are ethnically diverse and/or disabled. As a Disability Confident Employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential minimum criteria for our vacancies.

A full job description is available below. To apply, please scroll to the bottom of the page and click on `Apply Now`. For queries please contact the HR Department at You can also contact us if you have any access needs for making an application.

Closing Date for applications: 8.00am, Tuesday, 20 April 2021

Applicants must have work authorisation for the UK.

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