Finance Assistant

Discipline: Finance
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £27,588
Contact email:
Job ref: 007442
Published: 14 days ago
Expiry date: 28 May 2024 12:00

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


The purpose of the role


The Finance Assistant supports the Management Accountants in managing the budget of the fundraising department. They also assist them in providing high quality and timely reporting and analysis for the theatre. The role will work closely with finance colleagues and key stakeholders. 


The successful candidate will have the following: 

  • A strong interest in pursuing a career in finance in the arts/theatre sector
  • Excellent numeracy and Microsoft Excel skills and a familiarity with accounting software. Must be confident in manipulating data in spreadsheets such as using v look ups, pivot tables etc.
  • Proactive and willing to take ownership over work with experience of providing work with outstanding standards of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Excellent organisational skills and experience of prioritising and managing conflicting stakeholder priorities and deadlines.
  • Inquisitive and determined to solve problems and experience of providing appropriate action and solutions.

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  Tuesday 28th May 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