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Bookkeeper

We are looking for an experienced Bookkeeper

The Kenton Theatre is a stunning Georgian building which first opened in November 1805 with The School of Reform or How to Rule a Husband by Thomas Morton, and is now the fourth oldest working theatre in the country. This is an exciting time for the Kenton Theatre as the charity recovers from lockdown and seeks to expand the reach of its artistic and community programme into new areas, welcoming new audiences to this historically important venue.

The Kenton Theatre is operated by the Kenton Theatre Management Society, a registered charity, and is managed by a professional team supported by a large number of volunteers. We are currently looking for an experienced Bookkeeper to help to develop our financial record keeping and sustainability.

Main Purposes of the Job

To assist the Theatre Operations Manager and Treasurer in the day-to-day operations and development of financial and accounting procedures.

The Bookkeeper reports to the Theatre Operations Manager and works closely with the Treasurer, who in turn report to the Board of Trustees of Kenton Theatre Management Society (KTMS) and its subsidiary company Kenton Theatre Presentations Ltd (KTPL).

This is an essential part of the operation of the Kenton Theatre, providing financial and recording support to the work of the Theatre, responsible for preparing reports, maintaining our accounting software (Xero) and ensuring that payments and receipts are monitored and actioned as appropriate.

Job Description

Working Hours: 12 hours per week at flexible times to suit. Much of this time will be working from home
Salary: £15.00 per hour
Reporting to: Theatre Operations Manager

Please email a CV and cover letter to theatremanager@kentontheatre.co.uk ensuring that Bookkeeper is included in the subject line.

Deadline: 21st March 2022. Interviews will be held in the week commencing 28th March 2022