Curve Theatre seeks Finance Director

Closing Date: 11 June 2021

Curve Theatre

Location: Leicester

Remuneration: Up to £60,000 pa


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Curve is a leading producing theatre, creating compelling cultural experiences for all those who live, learn, visit and work in Leicester. Under the leadership of Chief Executive, Chris Stafford and Artistic Director Nikolai Foster, Curve has developed a reputation for producing, programming and touring a bold and diverse programme of musicals, plays, new work and dance. All of this is presented alongside a dynamic mix of community engagement and learning opportunities, which firmly places audiences and communities at the heart of everything we do.

We are seeking an experienced and qualified Finance Director who will hold accountability for the financial and operational sustainability and efficiency of Curve, ensuring all regulatory and statutory requirements are met and financial controls are in place across all areas of the business.

As Finance Director you will lead Curve’s financial function, demonstrating excellent budgetary control procedures and ensuring financial disciplines are adhered to and Curve meets all legal obligations. You will provide strategic leadership for finance, operations and hospitality and ensure all departments are staffed and resourced to a consistently high standard. The Finance Director will provide regular reports to the theatre’s Board, Finance & Resources Committee and principal funders, and will also provide analysis and interpretation to support individual budget holders in meeting their operational objectives. In addition, as a member of Curve’s Senior Management Team, you will contribute to business planning and policy setting across the organisation.

The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant with significant experience in strategic financial management. Experience of working in a senior management role in a similar sized organisation is essential.

To download an information pack, please visit our recruitment consultant AEM International’s website.

If you are curious about whether this role might be for you and would like to know more, please contact to arrange an informal chat with our CEO, Chris Stafford.

Closing date for applications: Friday, 11th June 2021

We are an inclusive organisation, from our trustees and team members to our audience and participants. We treat all job applicants equally, regardless of class, age, disability, gender identity or gender expression, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation or any other equality characteristic. We particularly encourage applications from individuals who are underrepresented in the cultural sector