Financial Controller, London Symphony Orchestra

  •  London
  •  Paid (£40k-50k)
  •  Full time
  •  Closes September 30, 2019


The LSO is seeking a qualified Accountant with at least three years’ post-qualification experience with a proven track record, covering hands-on financial management and preparation of statutory accounts, to act as Financial Controller, reporting to the Director of Finance & Resources. The Financial Controller has responsibility for the finances of three charities and two trading subsidiaries. The total annual income across the group is approximately £20m. The Financial Controller has primary responsibility for the smooth running of all aspects of the LSO’s finances on a day-to-day basis, with support from three staff from within the finance team.

The successful candidate will have substantial experience in a similar role, preferably but not essentially within the arts sector. In addition to solid core accounting and financial management skills, attention to detail, the ability to deal competently with complex financial issues in a calm and professional manner and excellent communication skills are all essential.

Salary: Competitive

The closing date for applications is 10:00am on Monday 30 September 2019.  Interviews will be held week beginning 7 October 2019.

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