Financial Business Support Accountant

London (Greater) (GB)
£32,000 per annum from 1 November 2021.
15 Sep 2021
27 Sep 2021
Contract type
Full time

Shakespeare’s Globe is currently seeking a Financial Business Support Accountant to join our Finance team.

The job:

Working as part of a small team and supporting the Finance Manager (Business Support and Reporting), the Financial Business Support Accountants work to cover a number of departments, providing financial information, developing reports, investigating variances and preparing budgets, and ensuring timely production of management accounts.

This role is offered on a permanent full-time basis and can be worked wholly remotely at the moment (with on-site working available); in the coming months we expect to introduce some on-site days but remain supportive of remote working. We’re happy to discuss flexible working in all its forms so please let us know how you work best.

The skills:

The successful candidate will either have or be working towards a Finance or Accounting qualification and will have a good working knowledge of accounting software and MS Office, especially Excel. With an organised and methodical approach to work tasks, the right person is able to target and classify information and arrange appropriately in a timely way. Excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to be a supportive team member are essential skills for this fast-paced role. As an organisation, the Globe is committed to the principles of equality, diversity and anti-racism and implementing them throughout our work, so we ask all colleagues to have a personal commitment to this too.

The team:

The Finance Department plays a crucial role in the success of Shakespeare’s Globe. This team provides a quality financial reporting service that:

  • Meets the evolving commercial needs of the organisation;
  • Allows the organisation to comply with relevant reporting requirements of the regulatory bodies and fiscal authorities;
  • Brings effective financial control and proactive business support to the organisation and to individual departmental budget holders; and
  • Provides project management support to the Finance Director in the development of  high performance financial reporting and business information systems.

Shakespeare’s Globe:

We celebrate Shakespeare’s transformative impact on the world by conducting a radical theatrical experiment. Inspired and informed by the unique historic playing conditions of two beautiful iconic theatres, our diverse programme of work harnesses the power of performance, cultivates intellectual curiosity and excites learning to make Shakespeare accessible for all.  Find out more at

To apply:

For more information and to apply, please download the job description from and return your completed application to by 10am on Monday 27 September 2021. 

Previous applicants need not apply.

For any queries, please contact We regret that because of the high volume of anticipated applications, we may be unable to contact unsuccessful candidates.

People of the Global Majority and Deaf and disabled people are under-represented at the Globe. We encourage applications from these under-represented groups and we are also open to discussions about flexible working.

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to monitoring the effectiveness of our policies and procedures, to help us meet our commitment to be an anti-racist, pro-equality organisation. We would appreciate all candidates responding to our diversity data monitoring survey alongside applications as this helps us make informed decisions about any changes we need to consider making to our recruitment policies, procedures and candidate experience.

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