Mainly home based, one day per week at Upper School, Covent Garden
£25,800 per annum based on £43,000 FTE
05 Jul 2021
31 Jul 2021
Part Time
Contract Type

The Royal Ballet School is one of the world’s greatest centres of classical ballet training. Our mission is to nurture, train and educate exceptional young dancers for the Royal Ballet companies and other leading UK and international companies and to inspire the future of classical ballet training. Our vision is to be the best classical ballet school in the world.

We are seeking a Parent Liaison, Payroll and Pensions Accountant to be the initial point of contact in our Finance department for our student’s parents and pay-rolled staff; the Parent Liaison, Payroll and Pensions Accountant will ensure effective, high-quality service delivery and build and maintain good working relationships.

The role is responsible for managing, maintaining and recording accurate, relevant, financial information and producing external reporting for the School across the Music and Dance Scheme, Grants, Prizes and Bursaries and for all payroll and pension related items.

This role would suit a CIPP or CCAB or QBE qualified, pro-active and efficient finance professional who has an eye for detail coupled with excellent communication skills and the emotional maturity to deliver excellent customer service.  Significant experience in payroll, pensions and the related UK tax framework is essential. An understanding of the global personal taxation framework and the ability to decipher overseas tax records is desirable.

This is a varied and demanding role requiring excellent administration and management skills, a high degree of attention to detail as well as the ability to appreciate and consider a wider view of the School’s operations and the needs of other departments and teams. It offers a detailed insight into a leading educational and artistic organisation and the opportunity to contribute to the development of the finance function and be closely involved in the upgrade of systems.


Two years fixed term


Part-time, 21 hours per week (Monday – Friday with core hours to be covered)

Start date           


In return we offer 30 days’ holidays plus bank holidays, contributory pension scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, local discounts, travel loan and cycle to work schemes. We also provide run regular ‘lunch & learn’ and a variety of wellbeing sessions.

Please note that you must complete our application form (please press the Apply button and you will be redirected). CVs will not be accepted.

Interviews: WC 1 August 2021

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check and further pre-employment checks to comply with boarding school recruitment regulations.

We’re passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity.  At The Royal Ballet School we are committed to creating an environment where every one of our employees feels part of our team and can flourish, regardless of their background.

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