Business Manager (job-share)

Rare part-time opportunity for a qualified accountant (CA or CPA), Varied role, in a friendly and energetic work environment, Convenient city location.

About Windmill Theatre Company

Windmill Theatre Co creates unique and contemporary theatrical works for children, teens and families. The company premieres its repertoire in Adelaide and tours regionally, nationally and internationally. Windmill Pictures makes screen projects from the company's live theatre repertoire.

About the role

We are seeking a qualified accountant to job-share the role of Business Manager. This 0.6 FTE position in a dynamic and friendly creative environment has the potential for flexible working hours as negotiated. The availability to increase hours during busy times is also an advantage.

The Business Managers are responsible for the business administration and financial management of Windmill Theatre Co and Windmill Pictures Pty Ltd, including the preparation and maintenance of annual budgets, cash flow forecasting, assisting with compiling business and strategic plans and ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements.

The Business Managers work most closely with the Executive Producer, but are required to build strong working relationships with the entire Windmill team. 

Key Competencies

Finance Duties

  • Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Payroll processing
  • Preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations for review by the Executive Producer
  • Box office settlements and royalty payments
  • Preparation of the annual budget
  • Preparation of monthly finance reports and revised forecasts 
  • Management of cashflow and forecasts
  • Preparation of Finance Committee and Board Finance, and attendance at Finance Committee and Board meetings
  • Preparation of the Annual Financial Statements in accordance with the Department of Treasury and Finance's guidelines, and managing the audit by the Auditor General

Compliance duties

  • Keeping up to date with statutory and regulatory requirements including employment laws, Register of Cultural Organisations, GST, Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) and other tax rulings, ASIC requirements, Treasurers Instructions, State Procurement Board and other Government directives
  • Ensuring compliance with Australian and International Tax requirements:
  • Maintenance of the Operations Manual and Policies Schedule, and coordinating the regular review and update of these documents as required
  • Maintenance of the Contracts Register, and ensuring that suppliers fulfil the terms as agreed
  • Other duties as directed by the Executive Producer

Selection Criteria

  • Membership of a professional accounting body (Institute of Chartered Accountants or CPA Australia)
  • Accounting experience including accounting transaction entry (MYOB preferable), payroll, cashflow, preparation of statutory accounts in accordance with accounting standards, financial reporting and analysis to Board level and grant acquittals for State and Federal funding bodies
  • Experience managing the annual external audit process
  • Understanding of ATO requirements (GST, FBT, annual income tax returns), and experience navigating and complying with wider Government statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Experience working in, or knowledge of the Australia's performing arts industry and a genuine interest in the arts is advantageous
  • Strong planning, organisational and administrative skills, including the development, implementation and maintenance of processes and procedures

27/07/2020 $0 Adelaide 1 Accounting
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