Financial Controller

Kingston Upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England
Up to £35000 per annum
11 Sep 2018
09 Oct 2018
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity to join this Strategic Management Team as they continue the momentum of their exceptional year of drama as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017, continuing to produce and present inspiring work that represents the diversity of a modern Britain.

To take accounts to trial balance, issue relevant Financial Reports on all Theatre Operations including Management Accounts, and be responsible for the efficient and effective day to day running of the Finance department.


- Maintenance of Fixed Asset records including posting of depreciation
- Quarterly reconciliation of prepayments, accruals income and deferred income
- Quarterly reconciliation of settlements for visiting companies, including contras and recharges
- All other balance sheet reconciliations to be performed at least quarterly
- Assist with annual budget and breakdown into monthly budget and cash flow
- Reporting actual expenditure against budget to individual budget holders
- Establish and develop appropriate financial systems to deliver forward financial planning, including budgeting, forecasting, monitoring, cash flow and capital requirements
- Ensure adherence to financial aspects of stakeholder service level agreements
(SLAs), including Arts Council England and Hull City Council
- Establish and develop transparent financial controls throughout the organisation and keep these under review for their effectiveness
- Review computerised accounting systems, make recommendations for upgrade/change and implement recommendations
- Production of annual consolidated accounts in partnership with auditors.
- Provide quarterly management accounts for the showing
performance against budget and previous year, forecast year end position and (with
- Executive Director) explanations for variances

Skills and Experience:

- Significant experience of forecasting, budgeting and financial planning
- Working knowledge of taxation issues (particularly Income Tax, NI, VAT and Gift Aid) and the ability to broaden that knowledge as required.
- Working in the finance function at a senior level
- Producing accounts to statutory accounts level
- Planning and resource management
- Current accounting good practice
- Computerised accounting package use and implementation
- Strong planning and organisational skills
- Accounting skills
- Financial management skills

Salary: c.

Closing date: Midday Monday 17th September.

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