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Senior Finance Assistant/Finance Manager depending on experience with potential for growth

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December 15, 2022 at 12:00:00 PM

What are we looking for?

Purpose of Role 

Senior Finance Assistant/Finance Manager is a newly created role which will report into the Group Finance Director and support topco finance function. The new team member will be joining HHE at an exciting time when we are launching Kingswood Arts and looking to expand our hospitality offering.

The role has two distinct areas of responsibility:

● Data entry, finance administration and support for our topco

● Day-to-day management of Kingswood finances


● Invoicing customers and credit control

● Supplier invoice processing

● Processing employee expenses and managing Pleo account

● Cash reconciliation

● Management reporting

● Assist in budgeting and forecasting

● Weekly and monthly payroll processing for around 100 employees


● Intercompany settlements (TBC)

● Support funding applications

● Business partnering for other departments in the organisation

● Ad hoc analysis

Qualifications & Experience

● 2-5 years of experience in a similar role (E)

● Eligible to work in the UK (E)

● Strong academic background (E)

● Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (E)

● Experience running payroll (D)

● QuickBooks user (D)

● Background in arts/theatre/media or similar (D)

● Accounting qualification is a good to have but not essential

Capabilities and Characteristics

● Excellent attention to detail

● Strong verbal and written communication skills

● Enthusiastic, willing and able to take on responsibility and ownership

● Analytical mindset with ability to connect the dots

● Good time management skills

● A well-structured and planned approach to work processes

● Keen to learn, develop and be part the team

● Navigates well multiple work streams and copes well under pressure

● Ability to prioritise tasks appropriately, and react proactively if those

priorities need to be changed

● Strong communicator able to explain financial and accounting

concepts to other departments

● Self-starter able to use their initiative

What can you expect from the role?

Salary -  £29,000-£34,000 per annum depending on experience

Contract Length - Permanent contract with 3 month probation

Working Conditions - Mainly office, working from home some days can be agreed

Physical Requirements - N/A

How to Apply

How to Apply

Please send a CV and responses to the following three questions to

(max 250 words for all three responses):

● If we asked one of your employers/colleagues about your key strengths, what would they say?

● What is the most useful criticism you have ever received?

● What are you looking for in a role and company culture?

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