Director of Finance and Operations

Recruiter
Prospectus
Location
London
Salary
£75,000-£80,000 per annum  
Posted
12 Mar 2019
Closes
03 Apr 2019
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

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 7,000 members in over 65 countries worldwide, ISTD conducts over 150,000 examinations each year. We have just been listed by Ofqual as one of the top 20 largest awarding organisations in England and are in the top five for delivery of performing arts examinations. 
  
Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing 
Director of Finance and Operations  
£75,000-£80,000 per annum   


ISTD aspires to be a world leader in dance education, setting the bench mark 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. 
  
The Director of Finance and Operations is a newly created position that will play a vital role in shaping the ISTD of the future. Working in close collaboration with the Chief Executive Officer, Board and other Directors, the post holder will lead the drive to build organisational capability, identify and implement strategic opportunities for growth and efficiency in line with ISTD’s ambitious vision and recently created three year business plan (2019-2021). 
  
We are looking for a fully qualified accountant, with significant leadership and team management experience. Highly analytical and strategic, you will demonstrate business acumen across financial and non-financial operations, contributing to the creation, implementation and evaluation of ISTD’s strategic plans. 
  
This is an exceptional opportunity to play a pivotal leadership role in an organisation with a proud history and a brand that stands for the pursuit of excellence in the dance world.    
           
To read full details of the role, and to find out how to apply, please visit our designated microsite which can be reached by clicking on the apply button.    
                  
If you wish to have an informal discussion, please contact our retained advisors Alex Williams, alex.williams@prospect-us.co.uk or Sara Rushwan, sara.rushwan@prospect-us.co.uk at Prospectus or call them on 020 7691 1920.           
          
Timetable 
Closing date: 3rd April 2019
Initial interviews with Prospectus: 8th – 17th April 2019
Panel interviews at The Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing: WC 29th April 2019
  
These dates may be subject to change and applicants will be advised in advance should this happen. 
Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing is committed to achieve greater diversity and welcome applications regardless of sex, gender, race, age, sexuality, belief or disability. 
  

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