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Finance Coordinator, Management Accounts, Fitzwilliam Museum

Salary range: £29,614 - £35,326 Closing date: 8 December 2021 Download the job pack

Fitzwilliam Museum is reinventing itself.  As the principal museum of the University of Cambridge and one of the largest cultural venues in the region, the Fitzwilliam aims to be a crucial bridge between the University, the city and the rest of the world, with an international reputation for extraordinary research, world class exhibitions, sector-leading public engagement and over half a million artefacts and works of art spanning centuries and cultures

The Fitzwilliam workforce comprises approximately 200 members of staff and over 100 volunteers. The Fitzwilliam is the lead for the University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) partnership, bring together all eight museums and the Botanic Garden.

In line with the Fitzwilliam Museum Mission adopted in December 2019, the Museum is committed to developing its work and reputation as a great public asset and an extraordinary scholarly resource within the University, the region and the world. Through engaging powerfully with as wide a public as possible, producing and presenting interdisciplinary research of the highest quality around its collections, the Museum is entering a new era.

We have just welcomed a new Directorate team of Deputy Directors and will be going through a period of transformational change in 2022, making this an exciting and busy time to be joining the Museum.

The role of the Finance Coordinator, Management Accounts:

To provide Management Accounting information to support budget holders and activities within the Fitzwilliam Museum. Provide high level financial advice to aid the planning, implementation and management of departmental finances in order to ensure declared financial and business objectives comply with financial regulations.

Duties include preparing monthly, quarterly and annual management accounts. Developing and adapting Departmental financial policies and procedures, ensuring local procedures comply with the University’s financial procedures and financial regulations, making changes to internal workflows and practices in collaboration with others.    

Location: Cambridge, with some blended working possible

The Process:

For an informal conversation about the post, please contact Jacqueline Hay, Finance Manager (

The Fitzwilliam Museum particularly encourages candidates from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic background to apply for these vacancies

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