Children’s Classic Concerts


Finance Manager (Freelance)

We’re seeking a dynamic and hardworking freelance finance manager with at least 3 years’ experience who can thrive being part of a small but highly effective team (4 part-time staff).

The ideal candidate will have experience of similar work for a small arts company with a proven understanding of the processes required to handle quarterly management accounts, prepare end of year accounts and manage the monthly payroll. A detailed job description can be found below.

To apply, please send your CV along with a covering letter including two references to  
The deadline for applications is Monday 23 July at 12.00 with interviews the week beginning 30 July.

Job title
Finance Manager (Freelance)

Job Purpose
Provision of full management accounting services, including the preparation of quarterly and annual management accounts 

Approximately 4-5 hours per week

CCC office - 46A Fortrose Street, Glasgow, G11 5LP

Subject to discussion and to experience

Main Responsibilities

• Maintaining the company’s financial records on Sage 50 Accounts software
• Ensuring the financial records are accurate and up to date
• Working with the General Manager to ensure financial procedures are followed across the company
• Producing quarterly management accounts, and cash flow forecasts
• Preparation of monthly payroll (FOR 4 part-time staff). Filing RTI with HMRC and liaising with the general manager to ensure prompt payment of PAYE. 
• Preparation and online filing of quarterly VAT returns.
• Managing and monitoring sales and purchase ledger debtors and creditors. 
• Preparation of year end accounts and relevant backup documentation for submission to the company’s auditors.

Person Specification

• A minimum of 3 years experience in a similar role. 
• Would suit part qualified ACCA/CA, working on a freelance basis.
• A good working knowledge of Sage 50 Accounts
• Experience of working in an arts background and a working knowledge of charities accounts would be advantageous 
• Experience of:
o financial management of a small company 
o working with sizeable and numerous project budgets 
o preparation of quarterly management accounts
o payroll processing
o preparation of VAT returns
o preparing year end accounts
• Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
• Ability to work to tight deadlines
• Strong Microsoft Office skills