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Finance Systems Project Assistant

The R&A

The R&A engages in and supports activities undertaken for the benefit of the sport of golf.

24 Aug 2023
Closing date
14 Nov 2023

The Role – Finance Systems Project Assistant

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join The R&A’s Finance team as Finance Systems Project Assistant. The successful candidate will provide systems and accounting knowledge within the finance systems function who support the finance team and the wider business. This role will play a key part in assisting the current team with a number of enterprise wide business projects that will enhance how the finance function operates and supports the business. The role will cover all aspects of finance so will provide the candidate with wide ranging experiences across order to cash, purchase to pay and record to report functions.

This is a full time permanent role, 35 hours per week.

Please download the full job description here.

We offer a great benefits package including the following:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company pension scheme and sick pay
  • Life insurance cover
  • Enhanced maternity/partner pay
  • 35 days holiday per year
  • Free tickets to The Open and AIG Women’s Open each year (and other relevant R&A championships)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Travel season ticket loan
  • Contribution towards glasses for VDU use
  • Discount card for many local businesses

Who we are looking for

The ideal candidate will have the following experience and attributes:

  • Working experience and understanding of the core concepts of a finance function and associated processes.
  • HNC/D level qualification in accounting, or related discipline, or equivalent relevant work experience.
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office 365 products.
  • Excellent communication, organisational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Experience of Oracle NetSuite, or similar ERP, would be desirable.

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please click 'Apply Now' to begin the online application.

Applications close on 14th November 2023

About The R&A
Based in St Andrews, The R&A runs The Open, AIG Women’s Open, elite amateur events, international matches and rankings. Together The R&A and the USGA govern the sport of golf worldwide, operating in separate jurisdictions but sharing a commitment to a single code for the Rules of Golf, Rules of Amateur Status and Equipment Standards. The R&A, through R&A Rules Ltd, governs the sport worldwide, outside of the United States and Mexico, on behalf of over 41 million golfers in 145 countries and with the consent of 161 organisations from amateur and professional golf.

The R&A is at the forefront in modernising the sport and making it more relevant to today’s society. The R&A’s purpose is to make golf more accessible, appealing and inclusive and to ensure it is thriving 50 years from now.

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