Director of Finance & Resources
London - 77,000 per annum plus benefits

Type: Permanent
Start: ASAP
Duration: Permanent
Posted: 10 March 2017

The Royal Air Force Museum is Britain’s national museum that tells the story of the RAF through its people and collections. It has two public sites (London & Cosford) and a trading company which supplements its funding which comes principally from the Ministry of Defence.

To mark the centenary of the RAF in 2018 the Museum’s London site will be transformed through investment in new exhibitions, improved education and volunteering opportunities, and landscaping that will emphasise the site’s importance as a heritage airfield. The award winning work that we have completed towards this includes our First World War in the Air exhibition.

The Director of Finance & Resources is a senior strategic role working at Board level and leading a multidisciplinary team, encouraging every individual to play their part in achieving the Museum’s strategic ambitions. The post holder will be involved in all aspects of the Museum’s business from exciting large capital projects to day to day financial control, producing accurate and timely financial and management information for the Museum’s Senior Leadership Team (SLT) and Board of Trustees. 

Key Requirements:

  • A proven Director of Finance & Resources (or Head of Finance with experience of managing non-finance staff/ functions)
  • A fully qualified accountant (ACA or equivalent)
  • Able to commit to an average of 1 day per week travel to the Cosford site
  • Passionate about the RAF Museum

Timings:

  • Application deadline (please send your CV and cover letter to RAF@allenlane.co.uk): Sunday 2nd April
  • Panel interviews Friday 21st April

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role and context please call Michael Quest on 0203 031 9638 or email michaelquest@allenlane.co.uk

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