The festival is put together by hundreds of people, from building the site and producing the events to welcoming our guests and spreading the word! We currently have a vacancy for a Head of Finance (Maternity Cover).

Head of Finance (Maternity Cover)

We are seeking a Head of Finance for Maternity Cover for a 15 month period starting September 2023 - salary c £50k per annum 

The Head of Finance is responsible for the smooth day-to-day running of the company’s finance systems, ensuring compliance with company policies & procedures and statutory requirements, and providing high-quality, accurate and timely information to Board, Executive Team and other budget-holders.They play a key role in supporting strategic planning and operational decision-making and are responsible for the management accounts and budgeting, regular financial reporting to our Board of Trustees, and managing the annual audit. They develop all necessary policies and procedures to ensure the sound financial management and control of the Festival’s finances, and work with the CEO and the Executive team on all new income generating proposals:Knowledge, skills and experience required

Knowledge and Experience required: 

• Proven experience as a Head of Finance, Director of Finance or similar role

• In-depth understanding of cash flow management, bank reconciliation and bookkeeping.

• Hands-on experience with budgeting and risk management

• Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting models.

• Recognised qualification as an accountant {ACA ACCA CIMA CPFA all acceptable} or equivalent senior level experience

• Knowledge of the Charity sector

• Knowledge of accounting software Xero and Sage Payroll

• Experience of reporting at Board level

• Strong analytical and decision-making abilities.

• Effective leadership qualities.

• Self-motivation to deliver quality reporting

Please look at the full job description  here

To apply please send a CV and covering letter to Adrian at - closing date midday Monday June 12th