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We’re looking for a Finance and Contracts Assistant (Maternity Cover) to join our busy and dedicated Finance department.

Based on The Cut in Waterloo, we produce new plays, classics, musicals, adaptations of books, short films, digital projects and more. We attract large audiences from many different backgrounds; we have deep connections in our neighbourhood where we provide extensive free activities. For many years the theatre has been synonymous with staging international works created by some of the world’s finest directors, performers and creatives; productions that say much about the world we live in.

The Finance and Contracts Assistant will contribute to the efficient running of the Finance department as well as be a key participant in the HR function of the organisation. You will have previous experience working in a finance role, especially in operating the payroll function and demonstrate understanding of pension and HMRC compliance.

We actively encourage people from a variety of backgrounds with different experiences, skills and stories to join us and influence and develop our working practice. We are particularly keen to hear from people of colour and candidates who self-identify as disabled. All candidates who self-identify as disabled who demonstrate that they meet the essential criteria will be invited for interview.

This is a 14-month fixed-term position for maternity cover.  As we are working to a specific time frame, please find dates below.

Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 depending on experience

Apply by: 9am on Tuesday 30 July

First Interview: Monday 12 August

Start date: End of September

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Please note we cannot accept unsolicited CVs, whether speculative or attached to application packs. Any CVs we receive are required to be destroyed in a regulated bit-blitz due to our data protection rules. For more info, head to our Privacy Policy.