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Head of Finance

£55,000 – £65,000

Application deadline: August 25th 2019

Are you a confident Finance professional that’s looking for a challenging yet rewarding role, within a hub of inspiration?

If so, the Roundhouse is looking for a Head of Finance to lead their busy Finance team, based within the vibrant and hustling streets of Camden, London.

Who we are:

The Roundhouse is a hub of inspiration where artists and emerging talent create extraordinary work and where young people can grow creatively as individuals. We believe in the power of creativity to change lives. By giving young people the chance to engage with the arts through our music, media and performance projects, we inspire them to reach further, dream bigger, and achieve more.

By 2023 we will grow the number of young people we work with annually to 10,000 (almost double current levels!)

In order to achieve this, we need to widen the access to our creative programmes, grow our commercial streams, continue to produce and present a range incredible artistic work and expand the Roundhouse campus.

But, the Roundhouse wouldn’t be successful without a sound financial base. As Head of Finance, your ability to support decision making across the organisation will be critical in making the Roundhouse a thriving business and charity.

What We’re Offering:

This role provides an exciting opportunity to take ownership for the day to day management of the Finance team. Working closely with the finance team, the Finance & Business Resources Director and the other members of the Senior Management Team you will drive insightful financial reporting oversee the control of our financial resources and help to develop the financial acumen across the organisation.

You will join the Senior Management Team, taking responsibility for leading and developing the Finance Team and supporting the wider organisation to meet both our annual targets and deliver our longer term goals.

This job is for you if:

You have a collaborative leadership style, capable of developing and motivating your team

You are proactive and thrive on finding improved ways of working and driving change

You can contribute at both a strategic and operational level

You have the ability to challenge and influence Directors and Senior Managers and inspire confidence in Finance, through the timely delivery of insightful  information and a top quality finance service

You love simplifying things, solving problems, taking on difficult challenges and finding creative solutions.

You are resilient, assertive and able to work autonomously

You have broad Finance knowledge including management accounting, financial controls, Payroll, VAT and Statutory Reporting.

You are passionate about IT systems and manipulating them to make tasks easier

You are Qualified Accountant and are an experienced Head of Finance that’s managed a small Finance team.

What you’ll get:

A base salary of between £55,000 – £65,000 (dependent on experience), benefits and ongoing support and development from your Manager, (the Finance & Business Resources Director), as you settle into your new role. You’ll work within an amazing team and you’ll smile everyday knowing you are making a difference to each young person that walks through the doors.

Recruitment timings:

Application deadline: Sunday, 25th August

Shortlisting: Thursday, 29th August

1st stage interviews: Thursday 5th / Friday 6th September

2nd stage interviews: week of 9th September

To apply:

Please send your CV and supporting statement by Sunday 25th August to or contact Bryony Feeney at Allen Lane on 02035428393 for an informal conversation.

Early applications are highly recommended.

The Roundhouse Trust

London NW1 8EH

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