Finance Manager

Closing date:
£28k - £30k starting salary
St Mary's Music School
Coates Hall
25 Grosvenor Crescent
EH12 5EL

Job description

St Mary's Music School is recruiting for a full-time Finance Manager to work alongside the School Bursar and HR & Finance Administrator, as part of a small team dealing with all aspects of the school’s financial and operational matters.

The successful candidate will be an experienced professional accountant, ideally part or fully qualified, or qualified by experience, who is able to lead the operational management of the finance function.  They will have knowledge of the full range of financial functions, including budgeting, management accounts, statutory accounts, purchase and sales leger work, and financial regulation.  Additional experience in payroll processing and charity legislation would be beneficial.

The post-holder should be able to work independently and as part of a small team.  This is an exciting time in the school’s history and the post will offer an opportunity to become an important member of the School’s support team.

This is a full-time, permanent post of 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday; flexible working or reduced hours may be considered for appropriately qualified and experienced candidates.  The school offers competitive salary rates, a generous holiday allowance and a contributory pension scheme.

St Mary’s Music School is Scotland’s specialist music school and the Choir School of St Mary’s Cathedral. It is easy to access, situated in a leafy campus in the heart of Edinburgh, a short walk away from Haymarket Station. Co-educational, day and boarding, the School provides specialist music training and an impressive and stimulating academic education for pupils aged 9 to 19 showing special ability and potential in music.

St Mary’s Music School aims to offer the highest possible standard of education and musical training in an inspiring, inclusive and supportive environment, and all staff are expected to support the pupils and encourage them to achieve of their best.

Supporting document

Finance Manager Jan20.pdf

How to apply

For further details and an employee application form, please visit our website: or telephone 0131 538 7766.