Assistant Management Accountant (Enterprises)

Discipline: Finance
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £32,500
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Job ref: 006903
Published: 19 days ago
Expiry date: 09 Apr 2024 13:00

We are looking for an Assistant Management Accountant (Enterprises) to join our Finance team at the National Theatre.


The Finance Department is responsible for the NT’s accounting, finance and budgeting requirements, including the recording and monitoring of income and expenditure, maintenance of adequate financial controls, preparation of budgets, internal and external financial reporting and compliance with tax and other regulations. The work of the department is varied and includes giving professional financial guidance to other departments; processing taking from the trading outlets; and producing statutory accounts to be filed with Companies House. The Finance Department comprises a team of management accountants, a financial accounting team and a payroll team – all working to the Director of Finance. In addition, an element of core financial processing is undertaken within operating departments.

The purpose of this role is to assistant the Enterprises Finance Department to ensure systems and processes are effective in providing Financial Information for the Enterprises and Estates departments at the National Theatre. The role deputises for the Management Accountant.


The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Management accounting experience including month end reporting, forecasting, budgeting and variance analysis.
  • Excellent numeracy and Microsoft Excel skills. Confident manipulating data to present financial analysis
  • Able to present financial information in a clear and understandable manner to non-finance stakeholders.
  • Inquisitive and determined to solve problems
  • Investigative skills to gather data and information to enable an effective solution to be found.

If that sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you!


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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 Tuesday 9th April 2024 at 12 noon.


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