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About the Society

The Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD) is a registered educational charity and membership association. Our mission is to educate the public in the art of dancing in all its forms: to promote knowledge of dance; provide up-to-date techniques for members and maintain and improve teaching standards.

With approximately 6,000 members in over 55 countries worldwide, the Society conducts over 120,000 examinations each year. We were recently listed by Ofqual as one of the top 20 largest awarding organisations in England and in the top 5 for delivery of performing arts examinations.

The Society aspires to be a world leader in dance education, setting the benchmark for best practice through our extensive syllabi and teacher training. We are committed to becoming a dynamic, future-focused organisation that promotes the social, cultural, physical and educational benefits of dance for all.

Summary of the Role

The Finance Business Partner will need to provide an efficient and proactive service in relation to Finance Management, to include strategic Finance advice, guidance, coaching and support to Managers and staff.

The job’s focus is on recommending finance solutions that drive efficiency, improve understanding of business models, and reduce business risk, through standard accounting rules and practices. This includes but is not confined to budgeting, reporting and forecasting (on a rolling basis and over a three-year horizon).

This role will report directly to the Head of Finance.

How to apply

To apply as Finance Business Partner please send a letter of application and CV to hr@istd.org The letter of application should summarise what you are able to bring to the role and how you meet the person specification. The successful candidates will also be required to provide details for two recent references that can evidence skills and suitability to carry out this role, (whether in an employed or voluntary capacity).

Please download the full job specification and our recruitment pack below