Join Our Team - Senior Finance Manager

Purpose of Job

Leeds Heritage Theatres is seeking somebody to fill the role of Senior Finance Manager. The main duties of the post will be to manage the team, prepare the annual budget, budget monitoring information and year-end accounts, work closely with Budget Holders, prepare quarterly VAT returns, oversee the integrity of the financial ledger, and assist the Head of Finance on an ad hoc basis. The latter will be a key part of the job therefore it will be a mixture of regular and responsive tasks.

About You

This is a small but very busy team, of which you will be a key role. You must be efficient, capable, flexible, organised, reliable and have a positive attitude.

For full details of the role, please see the job description.

About Us

Leeds Heritage Theatres is a registered charity united by a single cause; to bring people together, create the extraordinary and provide a positive environment in which to entertain and educate.

Our three venues – Leeds Grand Theatre, City Varieties Music Hall and the Hyde Park Picture House – collectively present the very best in live performance, music, comedy and film; drawing audiences of around 350,000 a year from the Leeds city region and beyond.

We’re proud of who we are and what we do. With our combined, unique skills, we make a real difference. We inspire one another. We become stronger. Everyone is welcome to share in this labour of love.

A group of Leeds Grand Theatre staff celebrating the 140th birthday with a Jersey Boys themed cake and giant 140 balloons.

Salary and Benefits

Permanent Contract

Responsible to: Head of Finance

Responsible for: Finance Officer, Finance Administrator

Salary: £40,038

Holiday Entitlement:23 days plus bank holiday entitlement, rising to 25 days after three years’ service and 28 days after five years’ service


  • Generous average salary pension scheme, plus health and sickness benefits
  • Regular staff offers and discounts for our own venues and local businesses
  • Free to use Employee Assistance Programme that supports your health and wellbeing
  • Personnel investment and training
  • Flexible working

Probation Period: Six months 

Notice Period : Three months

Hours: 37 Mon-Fri

To apply

Please fill in this application form and send to with the title of the role you are applying for as the email subject. Please direct any questions to this email address.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 3pm, Tuesday 16 August 2022.

Senior Finance Manager Job Description

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