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Finance Manager

Pin icon SK17 Buxton
Pound Sterling icon £32,000 per annum pro rata (£19,200 actual)
Clock icon Part-Time
Calendar icon 24 Apr 2024
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Join us at Buxton International Festival (BIF), where culture thrives amidst scenic beauty.

As Finance Manager, you'll be part of our dynamic team, ensuring the festival's financial success.

With a salary of £32,000 per annum pro rata, plus benefits like flexible hybrid working and generous holiday allowance, this opportunity promises growth and work-life balance. Apply now to be part of something truly special…

Finance Manager
Buxton, SK17 6AZ with Hybrid working (details below)

  • Part time – 2/3 days a week
  • Permanent position
  • £32,000 per annum pro rata (£19,200 actual)

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK

Buxton International Festival (BIF), renowned for opera, music, and literature, stands as a beacon of cultural celebration. Nestled in the picturesque Peak District, it offers a platform for world-class performances and literary giants alike. Don’t just take our word for it – checkout these reviews:

There is no more enticing Festival than Buxton - The Sunday Telegraph

I’d advise you urgently to get to Buxton - The Times

One of Europe’s great … unmissable opera Festivals - The New York Metropolitan Opera House magazine

The best Opera Festival in Europe - Germany’s Opera Magazine

Benefits of a Career with BIF:

  • Dynamic environment for personal and professional growth.
  • Flexible hybrid working (Festival Office, March – July; 50% home working, August - March)
  • Generous holiday allowance, increasing annually.
  • Enjoy UK Bank Holidays and Christmas Office Closure.

About the Role:

Join our team as Finance Manager, collaborating with the CEO to safeguard the festival's financial health. Undertake comprehensive bookkeeping duties, ensuring meticulous financial management and compliance.

Key Responsibilities:

Financial Management:

  • Prepare yearly budgets and quarterly forecasts.
  • Manage cash flow and investment portfolio.
  • Oversee financial systems and controls.
  • Liaise with auditors for statutory accounts.

Strategy and Income Generation:

  • Maintain strategic oversight of income activities.
  • Monitor fundraising endeavours.
  • Contribute to strategic development.

Human Resources:

  • Assist in employment contracts and compliance.


  • Prepare reports for the Board of Trustees.
  • Ensure legal compliance and policy maintenance.


  • Contribute to team-wide goals.
  • Support festival events as required.

The Ideal Candidate:

We seek a detail-oriented individual with a knack for financial management. If you possess strong organisational skills and a proactive approach, you're the perfect fit for our team.


  • Experience in financial management.
  • Proficiency in accounting software.
  • Knowledge of employment law.

Does that sound like you? Great! What are you waiting for? Apply online today…

How to apply for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any supporting documents.

You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please.

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