We are recruiting for an experienced Financial Controller to join Bristol Music Trust, a charity responsible for managing the activities of Colston Hall, Bristol’s largest concert venue, and for delivering music education programmes across the city. This is an opportunity for a brilliant finance professional to work for a vibrant and creative arts organisation, with responsibility for ensuring high standards of financial management and developing strong financial controls across the organisation.
This year is a time of major change for the Trust; we began a two-year transformation project in June 2018 to deliver a £48.8m redevelopment programme. This will see a complete refurbishment of our two main halls and the creation of a new hall and music education centre in the cellars. The Financial Controller will support the ongoing financial management of the business during a challenging transformation. This is the largest arts infrastructure investment project undertaken in the South West for many years and will deliver state-of-the-art cultural facilities of international standing.
To be successful, you must be fully qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with the ability to lead and inspire a team of finance professionals. A creative thinker with excellent communication skills, you’ll have a positive approach and the enthusiasm and resilience to meet the varied demands of our venue.
We will also need you to have a proven track record working with budget holders to support business effectiveness, and a confident and analytical approach to financial reporting. Experience in the charity/arts sector is desirable but not essential.
This is an exciting time to join us as we work to redevelop both halls in our iconic building. The major refurbishment project will lead to a significant expansion of our business in two years’ time, so this role offers a significant development opportunity for the right candidate.
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Closing date: 9am on Friday, 27th September 2019.
Bristol Music Trust is committed to being an Equal Opportunities employer, we recognise, respect and value individual difference and wish to attract applicants from all sections of society. The Trust has silver status from the Charter of Best Practice for Accessibility and we are Disability Confident Committed.