Association of British Orchestras

Tax & Loans Manager

Royal College of Music £36,556 - £40,477 per annum (pro-rata). Normally appointed to the first point of the grade. Closing date 02 June 2023
JRN: 209-23

Founded in 1882, The Royal College of Music (RCM) is a world leading music conservatoire with a prestigious history and contemporary outlook. Our excellence was recognised by the 2023 QS World University Rankings, in which we were ranked as the top institution for performing arts in the world for the second year running.

To cope with growing demand and our increasingly global perspective, the Royal College of Music is seeking to engage a qualified or experienced tax accountant who will also undertake administration on various loan schemes. We are looking for candidates with the following attributes:

• You will be fully or part-qualified in tax or accounting, or qualified by experience
• You will have an awareness of different areas of tax and be experienced in the submission of tax and other returns
• You will be highly organised and be deadline driven to meet strict deadlines
• You will have excellent excel skills and able to produce work to a professional standard with attention to detail
• You will have a willingness to undertake further training and also deliver training to other staff

This post is offered on a permanent, part-time basis (0.5 FTE) and is available immediately. The College is open to considering a flexible non-standard hybrid working pattern.

For full details of this position please read the Applicant Information Pack, available to download from the RCM website:

To apply, please complete our 1) Application form and 2) Equal Opportunities form (available to download from the RCM website) and submit in Word or PDF format by email to

CVs without an application form will not be accepted. Please ensure that you include the Job Reference Number when submitting your application.

Please note the recruitment process will consist of both tests and interview.

The RCM is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and to promoting a diverse and inclusive environment for all our staff, students and visitors.

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