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Finance Coordinator - Management Accounts (Fixed Term)

Salary range: £29,614-£35,326 Closing date: 12 June 2022 Download the job pack

Welcoming and inclusive working environment

The Fitzwilliam Museum has an international reputation for excellence in research, exhibitions, education programming and public engagement, all built around its outstanding collection. As the principal museum of the University of Cambridge, with over 200 staff and the largest cultural venue in the region, welcoming between 350,000 and 500,000 visitors a year, it fulfils its function as a crucial bridge between the University, the city and the rest of the world.

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. The Museum is entering a new era, having recently welcomed a new team of Deputy Directors with a shared commitment to engage powerfully with as wide a public as possible, producing and presenting compelling interdisciplinary collections-based research. The Museum is going through a period of transformational change, making this an exciting time to be joining.

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.

In return we offer an encouraging and supportive environment, an attractive pension scheme and many employee benefits such as a shopping discounts scheme.

For an informal conversation about the post, please contact Jacqueline Hay, Finance Manager ( For further information about the application process please contact Sue Stringer at

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

Interviews will be held Wednesday 22nd June 2022

Please quote reference DA31273 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society. The Fitzwilliam Museum particularly encourages candidates from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic background to apply for these vacancies.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check, a health assessment and a security check.

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