Finance Assistant

The Bush Theatre is looking for an enthusiastic Finance Assistant to be responsible, with the Head of Finance, for the efficient day to day running of the Bush’s finance function.  The Finance Assistant will have joint responsibility for the processing of all financial transactions generated by the business, including customer invoicing, supplier invoices and payment, actor payroll, salaried staff payroll and other finance transactions.  The Finance Assistant will have a significant profile in the business and will attend a range of internal and external meetings including production budgeting, production marketing, building management and external audit.  The Finance Assistant will also attend the Finance & Audit Committee meetings and some Trustee meetings to take minutes. 

How to Apply:

We want you to have the opportunity to really tell us about yourself and explain to us why this opportunity is right for you, so we would love to hear from you in whatever way feels most appropriate.  All applications will be judged on content, not on format. We have outlined some options below, but if you would like to suggest an alternative let us know.

  • A written letter or statement
  • Presentation PowerPoint
  • A Bush application form
  • Short video or sound file

All applications should address the following questions and please attach a basic CV:

  • Tell us a little about yourself and why this position interests you
  • Tell us what experience you have had that means you meet the person specification outlined in the job description – include practical examples
  • What would you be bringing to this role and the Bush
  • Why would you like to work at the Bush

You can upload a video or sound file with your equal opportunities form and CV to us using the We Transfer service – when using this service send your file to [email protected] with “Finance Assistant” in the subject line.

If you are applying in writing please send your application via email along with your equal opportunities form to [email protected] with “Finance Assistant” in the subject line.

Alternatively you may post your application to:

Jessica Pentney
Bush Theatre
7 Uxbridge Road
W12 8LJ

If you need any of this information in a different format or would like to suggest a different form of application please contact our Theatre Administrator, Jessica Pentney by email [email protected] or phone 0208743 3584.

We actively encourage people with different backgrounds and skills to join us and positively impact our teams and working practice. We are particularly keen to receive applications from people of colour and disabled people. All disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria will be invited to interview.

Your application and any associated personal information will be stored and processed in accordance with our Data Policy and destroyed after six months.  We will keep your equal opportunities form for a period of up to 6 months, after which point the data will be anonymised and aggregated for monitoring purposes. If you are engaged by us, the information you supply will be kept securely and form part of your record with us.

Please note we have extended the deadline for applications to 10am on Wednesday 13th November 2019.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 21st November at the Bush Theatre, 7 Uxbridge Road W12 8LJ.

This role has a desired start date of Monday 6th January 2020.

Bush Theatre Application Form 2019

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form 2019

Finance Assistant_Nov 2019.pdf

Finance Assistant_Nov 2019.doc