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Finance Officer

£17,000 – £20,000 pro rata (3 days a week)

Calderdale Music Trust, supported by over 30 highly qualified specialist music tutors, offers a wide variety of music programmes for schools and individuals of all ages within the Calderdale region. Following a review of our support systems, we are now recruiting two highly motivated and experienced individuals to work part time to complement the existing team to further support the operation of our business. A passion for music would be ideal but is not essential for these roles.

Calderdale Music Trust
Contract Type
Part-Time Permanent
Closing Date
7th September 2017

Finance Officer – the person appointed to this role will also perform an important function within the team by being required to develop and maintain efficient and robust financial systems and controls.  Duties will include preparing data reports, control of banking and petty cash, preparing invoices and chasing debt.

This position offers the opportunity to work flexible hours (including involvement in supporting conferences, tours and special events in relation to our core function of delivering outstanding music education support for children, young people and adults). This role will play a key element in supporting the Director and Assistant Director by ensuring the smooth operation of all financial and marketing aspects of the business.

The successful candidate must have:

  • experience in the role as detailed in the person specification
  • the ability to build successful relationships with senior colleagues
  • a genuine interest in the arts and culture sector

and in return will enjoy:

  • considerable flexibility to manage their own workload
  • whole hearted support from an experienced Trust Board
  • encouragement in accessing training and development opportunities

To find out more about Calderdale Music Trust and these roles, you should look at our website which is and are strongly advised to visit our office.  This can be arranged by  contacting Belinda Broadhead (Assistant Director) at or by telephone on 01422 303060, but please note that our offices are closed for the summer and will not reopen until 29 August from 9 am.

Calderdale Music Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check will be required for all relevant posts.

How to Apply

Full details are available from the Music Trust’s website and from  All application forms must be returned to:

Application pack

Application form

Closing Date:
7th September 2017
19th September 2017
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