Head of Finance

Reports to: Principal

Line Manages: 2 -3 Reports (Finance Coordinator, Facilities Manager, HR Manager)

Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 per annum pro rata

Contract: Permanent, part-time 3 days a week

Location: Remote (WFH) and/or Royal Drawing School, Charlotte Road, London, EC2A 3SG. If working remote, on site attendance at least one day per month. 

The Royal Drawing School, an independent, not-for-profit charity aims to raise the standard and profile of drawing through teaching and practice. This prestigious School is regarded as the world's leading institution offering in-depth quality observational drawing tuition for adults and children of all ages and abilities. Founded by HRH the Prince of Wales in 2000, it now teaches over 3000 students a week in its studios in London, on international residencies and digitally in over 25 countries.


The School is looking to appoint a Head of Finance (PT) to drive the School’s financial operations so that revenue growth is promoted and compliance with accounting regulations is ensured. Working closely with the Principal and Trustees, this is a pivotal role in the organisation.

As an integral part of the Senior Leadership Team, the Head of Finance will provide strategic and financial guidance on all financial activities so that resources are managed in the most beneficial way. 

This role would be suitable for someone who has extensive knowledge and previous work experience as a Head of Finance or similar role now seeking flexibility in part-time hybrid or WFH setup.

Please see the attached Job Description for further details.

The Royal Drawing School is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and we welcome and encourage applications from everyone.  For any queries about the role or how to apply, please email the HR Team

Application deadline: Monday 22 August (12 midnight)

To apply, please complete an online application form.

We would be grateful if you could also complete our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Monitoring Form

Candidates will be contacted directly and invited for interview. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to respond to candidates who have not reached the interview stage.