Finance & Administration Manager

Central London
£38k - 42k per year
11 Jan 2019
18 Jan 2019
Ella Graham
Job Title
Finance Manager
Experience Levels
Contract Type
Full Time

A rare opportunity to work with one of the worlds most distinguished arts & culture establishment to manage their finance and administration functions. Working within this small company, you will be joining an established, close knit team this is a great position for an individual who likes to take responsibility, enjoys the arts and has a solid bookkeeping background.

Reporting into the MD this is a broad and varied role that spans across finance, HR & administration and will give you visibility across the whole business. The role requires a very relaxed, knowledgeable individual who likes working within a small company. Report

The Role:

  • Prepare & manage the budgets, analysing actuals against performance
  • Produce reports for the MD to include weekly sales reports;
  • Management of the full bookkeeping function to include purchase, sales and nominal ledgers
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts to include P&L, balance sheet, variance analysis, accruals & prepayments;
  • Year end accounts to be production in conjunction with the external accountants;
  • Manage the payroll, pensions & health insurance;
  • Manage the relationships with the banks and other 3rd parties;
  • Prepare & submit VAT returns
  • Company secretarial duties;
  • Manage the debtor & creditor relationships
  • Oversee the HR responsibilities (contracts, holidays/sickness/maternity etc)
  • Oversee 3rd party contracts/relationships (to include insurance, leases, offices supplies/equipment/cleaners etc);
  • Manage stock & stock audits.


  • Solid financial management/bookkeeping duties (ideally 7-10 years min), ideally gained within the arts industry;
  • Friendly & helpful attitude, who has a can-do outlook;
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy;
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Approachable & down to earth with the ability to manage & handle confidential information;
  • Experience within retail would be a distinct advantage.