Accounts Payable Assistant

Discipline: Finance
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £28,000
Contact email:
Job ref: 007563
Published: 30 days ago
Expiry date: 02 Jun 2024 23:59

We are looking for a Accounts Payable Assistant to join the National Theatre Finance Team.


The purpose of the role is to support the Accounts Payable Supervisor in the day to day running of the Purchase Ledger, ensuring that we pay supplier invoices in a timely and efficient manner, continuously maximising gains from technology and reviewing processes where appropriate.


The successful candidate will have the following: 

  • Strong attention to detail, with the ability to problem solve and provide effective solutions.
  • Demonstrable experience of using Microsoft packages, with particular use of Excel.
  • Excellent accounting skills with an understanding of double entry bookkeeping, reconciliations, and VAT.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to deal effectively with people at all levels of the NT and external suppliers.
  • A resilient, highly motivated individual who can work on own initiative and effectively as part of a team.

If that sounds like you, this may be the role for you!


Download the Job Description here.


Working with us will give you…

  • Complimentary staff tickets for shows and NT Talks and Events, subject to availability and policy.

  • Discounts in the NT’s bars, cafes, restaurants, and bookshop, as well as in local businesses (from Wagamama to local childcare providers & gyms on and around the South Bank)

  • Access to interest-free season ticket loan and Cyclescheme partnership

  • Pension schemes with Legal & General and NEST

  • Sabbatical option, subject to agreement and policy

  • Generous sick pay

  • Family-friendly employer with supporting policies

  • Hybrid and flexible working, subject to agreement and policy

  • Training and Development Programme via e-learning platform, and specialist in-person training relating to role.

  • On-site Occupational Health and welfare support

  • Free-to-access Employee Assistance Programme, enabling counselling and mental wellbeing support, financial and legal advice, and advice on caring responsibilities.

  • On-site staff canteen and bar

  • Staff networks including Amplified: The Ethnically Diverse Network; Disability Staff Network; LGBTQ+ Network; Parents and Parents & Carers Network

  • The NT is also a member of Parents and Carers in the Performing Arts (PiPA)

Please note 


The closing date for the receipt of a completed application is Sunday 2nd June 2024 at 11:59pm.


We support and encourage people from a variety of backgrounds, experiences and skill sets to join us and help shape what we do. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for our vacancies.


If you would like to speak to someone about any adjustments or have any questions you can email and we will be in touch with you to make the necessary arrangements.


People Department 2024