Finance Manager

Academy of Ancient Music
14 Feb 2018
14 Mar 2018
Job role
Finance manager
Contract type
Full time
The Academy of Ancient Music (AAM) is seeking a highly motivated and self–managing individual with a broad grasp of all aspects of finance procedures and requirements, preferably with experience or knowledge of the financial regulation around charities. This newly created role includes preparing statutory VAT returns and preparation of management accounts for the charity as well as general book–keeping and day–to–day finance tasks. A registered charity, the AAM is one of the world's great classical music ensembles with an illustrious heritage stretching back over 40 years. The AAM presents a series of concerts in London and Cambridge as an Associate Orchestra at the Barbican Centre and Orchestra in Residence at the University of Cambridge, is proud to have close associations and residencies at other venues and festivals, and undertakes a busy programme of national and international touring. The post–holder will work closely with the General Manager to ensure that reporting is timely, accurate and complete, and all statutory and regulatory deadlines are met. Experience of managing Payroll and pension (currently outsourced) would be welcomed. To apply please email a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role and including details of any notice period and the names of two referees together with a CV by email to Anthony Brice, General Manager by 09.00 on Monday 5 March. As a guide, your CV should be no longer than 2–sides of A4 and the cover letter no longer than 1–side of A4. Interviews will take place on Monday 12 March in Cambridge. This job description is a guide to the nature of the work required of this position. It is neither wholly comprehensive not restrictive and does not form part of the contract of employment