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South Bank, Greater London
£50,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Department/Team Finance

Responsible to Finance Director

Contract Full-Time – Permanent

Hours 40 hours per week, although additional hours may be necessary in order to fulfil the requirements of the post

Purpose of job

The Old Vic Theatre group is seeking a Head of Finance to manage the running of the finance operations as the group re-opens. This role will be accountable for the effective delivery of the finance function, financial control, finance operations and the management and development of a team of two, as well as working closely with internal and external stakeholders. This role will be responsible for leading on the annual audit and preparation of the working papers, through to audit sign-off.

The role will suit someone who is excited by the idea of working in a fast-changing environment and having a hands-on approach to supporting and maintaining good internal controls and being able and willing to implement process improvements.

Areas of responsibility

The Head of Finance will be responsible for:


  • Liaison with the external auditors and management of the audit process for all entities
  • Preparation of statutory financial statements and narrative
  • Submissions to Companies House and The Charities Commission
  • Quarterly and Annual VAT return preparation and submission
  • Filing of tax returns – CT and supervision of PAYE
  • Supervision of pension filings

Financial Accounting

  • Preparation of monthly financial accounting and group consolidation for all entities
  • Ownership of balance sheet accounts and completion of monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Responsibility for accounting for restricted funds
  • Responsible for accurate posting of monthly payrolls

Financial Controls

  • Ownership of the financial controls for transactions and accounting
  • Regular updating of financial controls documentation with stakeholders

Financial Reporting

  • Monthly management accounts preparation and reporting for the Development Team, Education and Community, Capital projects and Theatre Management.
  • Preparation of annual budgets and forecasts for the same budget holders


  • Ownership of the finance system and chart of accounts;
  • Act as superuser and provide training to new users;
  • Plan and manage the delivery of regular system updates


  • Line management of two team members, Transactions Manager and Payroll Adviser.
  • Leadership of these areas of activity.

This is not an exhaustive list of duties and the Theatre's management may, at any time, allocate other tasks which are of a similar nature or level.

Person Specification


  • Be a qualified accountant (ACCA/ACA/ACMA)
  • Have experience of leading a small finance team and providing commercial support to senior management
  • Demonstrate strong Excel skills and, ideally, experience of using Sage (current system) and/or Microsoft Business Dynamics (new system)
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Posted on: 02 August 2021
Closing date: 15 August 2021
Tags: Finance,Management

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