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Head of Finance

Taunton, Somerset
P/T 21 hours pw
£32,000 pro rata (£19,200 pa)
Reports to Chief Executive


We seek an experienced finance manager to work closely with our Chief Executive on governance, finance operations, compliance and financial planning of the charitable and commercial enterprises of Taunton Theatre Association. A key member of our Senior Management Team, you’ll lead on Finance strategy and help develop strategies for the long-term future for Taunton Theatre Association Ltd and TTA Trading Ltd.

Responsibilities include

People – work closely with Chief Executive on business development, line manage Finance Officer and regularly review management accounts with budget holders

Financial Management and Reporting – produce annual budgets, ensure preparation of monthly management accounts and reports, present financial data at quarterly board meetings, produce financial reports as required for funders, prepare year end statutory accounts and oversee annual audit

Business Development – devise strategies to develop results against business and organisational objectives to make TTA more financially resilient, produce and analyse data about the benefit of TTA’s work

Day to Day processing – overall daily responsibility for financial management, liaising with outsourced payroll function, making tax returns and payments, administrating financial aspects of Friends and Own Art schemes, overseeing budgets relating to projects and grants, overall responsibility for financial records and banking transactions

Asset Management/Procurement – negotiate competitive contracts with service providers, oversee procurement of capital assets and manage asset register, ensure insurance is up to date and cover appropriate.

You’ll deputise for Chief Executive as required, embed company finance policy, and be an advocate and ambassador for TTA, promoting Taunton Brewhouse and its programmes.

For full information please download the Job Description and associated documents.

Closing date 09.00 Monday 18 October. Interviews in person or on Zoom: 28 October 2021.
It may be possible to interview early applicants before this date.




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