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Finance Officer

Date Added
27 July 2021
Polka Theatre
Wimbledon, London
£24,000 - £25,000 per year depending on experience
Job Specification
Could Polka Theatre be looking for you? 
• Would you like to work for a pioneering national theatre for children? 
• Are you a numbers orientated person, an expert at Excel and love using accounting software? 
• Are you excited at the prospect of being involved in opening Polka’s new home and welcoming future generations? 
This is an exciting time join Polka Theatre’s busy and ambitious team, in our role of Finance Officer, to gain experience and knowledge of all the financial processes and the reporting required to for an audited limited company operating in the not-for-profit sector. 
Salary £24,000 - £25,000 per year depending on experience 
This role is full time and permanent. We’re open to discussing a flexible working patterns dependant on experience and/or job share proposals. A full-time working week is 35 hours over 5 days Monday to Friday (excluding 1 hour for lunch). We operate a Time of In Lieu (TOIL) system for additional hours worked. 
What would you be doing? 
You will play an important role, alongside the Head of Finance and Administration, as Polka’s Finance team. The Finance team are responsible for the efficient day to day running of Polka’s full finance function. Processing all financial transactions generated by the business, including customer invoicing, supplier invoices and payment, weekly and monthly payroll and other finance transactions. Ensuring accurate bookkeeping and providing administrative support is integral to the day-to-day running of Polka theatre. 
If you answered ‘yes’ and like the sound of this role then apply now and you could be joining us… 
For a Recruitment Pack with more information about who we are and what we’re looking for in this role plus how to apply please visit our website at the link below. 
Deadline 9am on Monday 16th August 2021 
Interview Monday 23rd August (via Zoom) with second interviews in person the following week 
Ideal start date As soon as possible 
Polka’s commitment as an equal opportunities employer means we are keen to encourage applications from people of colour, people across the gender spectrum and people who self-identify as disabled, who are underrepresented in our sector. 
Polka is funded by Arts Council England, London, registered charity number 256979. 
Application Details
Please visit our website to download and complete an application form. If you would prefer, you are welcome to send us a short video or audio file (no longer than 5 minutes), telling us about yourself, your current and previous job 
roles and any relevant qualifications and/or knowledge, skills and experience. 
We also ask that you complete our anonymous equality monitoring questionnaire.
Closing Date
16 August 2021
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