Finance Assistant NOT AVAILABLE

  • Location : Northampton , United Kingdom

  • Salary : £20000.00 to £20500.00 per annum

  • Posted : 27-07-2022

  • Position: Full time

Job Description

If you are an enthusiastic and organised team player with keen eye for detail, then we may have the role for you. We are seeking a Finance Assistant to support our wider finance team with administration duties.

Job Purpose:

This Finance Assistant role involves assisting the Head of Finance with administration duties.

Key Task Areas

  • Undertake administrative duties associated with the processing of purchase orders, invoices, and credit notes.
  • Raising S/L invoices for NTT and The Core
  • Preparing BACS runs for payment
  • Cash handling and banking imports for NTT (Box Office and FOH)
  • Input show set ups for NTT and The Core
  • Control and perform petty cash administration
  • Assist the finance team with all filing and administration
  • Providing holiday and sickness cover within the finance team as directed by the Head of Finance
  • Carry out any other tasks that will, from time to time be allocated by the Head of Finance
  • Undergo relevant training and development required by the Head of Finance
  • Promote and adhere to the organisation’s culture and values
  • To be aware of, adhere to, and implement any legislative requirements consistent with the overall duties of this post, with particular regard to Health and Safety policies and procedures, Data Protection Act 1998, and Equal Opportunities
  • Carry out any other tasks that will, from time to time be allocated by the Head of Finance on an ad hoc or continuing basis, commensurate with the general level of responsibility of the post

We welcome applications for this Finance assistant role from candidates with experience in the following areas: Finance Admin, Purchase Ledger, Sales Ledger, Invoices, BACS, Payroll, Purchase Orders.


  • Complimentary tickets available on selected shows throughout the year.
  • 10% discount at our bars and theatre shop
  • Employee Assistance Programme - Health Assured
  • Contributory staff pension - 5% employee and 3% employer

Additional Information

Hours of work: 37 per week (30 hours+ will be considered).
Working pattern: Monday - Friday.

Essential Skills


  • Previous experience of computerised systems
  • Previous experience of cash handling
  • Experience of implementing / maintaining administrative systems/procedures
  • Attending meetings and producing accurate minutes


  • Analytical approach to problem-solving
  • Excellent IT skills in Microsoft Outlook, particularly Excel and Word
  • Accurate and numerate
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to work using own initiative
  • Attention to detail
  • Enthusiastic team player
  • Maintaining confidentiality

Desired Skills


Previous experience of computerised purchase ledger operation.


  • Computerised integrated accounting systems preferably Exchequer
  • Technical knowledge of correct purchase ledger operation
  • Computerised sales ledger
  • Understanding and appreciation of performing arts and entertainment

Closing Date: Thursday 11th August 2022
Interviews: Wednesday 17th August 2022

How To Apply

Please submit a covering letter (no more than 2 sides of A4) stating your relevant experience, knowledge, and skills for this Finance Assistant role, along with your CV.

We are an inclusive organisation, committed to fair recruitment, and equality of opportunity. We particularly welcome applications from those whose backgrounds are currently under-represented in our workforce and in the Arts more widely. We want to encourage socio-economic diversity, as well as representation from ethnically diverse groups, people who identify as D/deaf and disabled and/or those who identify as LGBTQ+. 

As part of our commitment to being an inclusive employer, we would like you to complete an equal opportunity monitoring form. You will receive an email from us to acknowledge your application which will include a link to complete this.

Royal & Derngate are a PIPA (Parents and Carers in Performing Arts) Charter Partner, striving towards creating a more family friendly working environment. We encourage proposals from anyone who requires flexible working/job share/remote working around caring responsibilities, and anyone looking for a positive work/life balance.

For further information about Royal & Derngate and the role, please see our website (Large Print & Audio available).

About Company

Northamptonshire Arts Management Trust (NAMT) provides shared services for arts venues in the county; from strategic and managerial leadership, to show and film programming, IT, administrative, accounting and marketing support. Working together as a group of companies, NAMT partners with Royal & Derngate, Northampton (incorporating the Northampton Filmhouse) (R&D) and The Core at Corby Cube (The Core).

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