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Finance Manager - Sage - £36-38k

Finance Manager - Sage - £36-38k

A leading creative theatre organisation in central/north London is seeking a Finance Manager for a full-time role:


  • Production of draft Monthly Management accounts for the Theatre and the production of the trading subsidiary accounts
  • Balance sheet and control account reconciliation, preparing draft TB, reconciliation of income from box office, members and individual givers, sponsors, other sources of income. Bank reconciliation. Reconciliation of inter-company accounts.
  • Prepare draft production accounts at the end of each show, inter-company transactions with trading subsidiary.
  • Preparation of monthly VAT return including partial exemption calculations
  • Work with budget holders to keep monitoring systems upto date, ensure accuracy and completeness of records, identify variances and discrepancies.
  • Assist with annual audit, preparation of fixed asset schedule, payroll and VAT reconciliation. Preparation of catering accounts prior to audit.
  • Oversee Finance officer who has primary responsibility for the preparation of weekly and monthly payroll, check payroll is prepared correctly. Variance analysis payroll vs salaries budget
  • Ensure compliance with payroll legislation and that adequate operating systems are in place


  • Full or part qualified ACCA/CIMA (or similar)
  • 3 years managerial experience in a similar organisation
  • Experience of Sage Line 50 and Sage payroll
  • Excellent and proven analytical skills including excel (vlookup, pivot tables etc)
  • Accounts preparation to TB and audit standard
  • A proven track record of managing individuals within a finance team in a small to medium size organisation
  • An understanding of Charity VAT, and PAYE
  • Experience of Charity Accounts and SORP

This role would be best suited to someone working in a small organisation who is very hands-on and happy to undertake a mixture of accounting and transactional work.

Closing date 26th October