Finance Officer at Swamp Circus

Penryn, Cornwall
09 Jun 2017
07 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Finance Officer at Swamp Circus

Swamp Circus Trust is a charity focused on using circus skills to improve the lives of children, young people and adults. Our highly experienced entertainers deliver outstanding performances, alongside team building workshops, channelling profits into our educational project Circo Kernow.  As part of this project we run subsidised after-school clubs to improve health and well-being in the local community. We are specialists in dance, acrobatics, aerial, fire, glow, comedy, mime productions.

Job Description

An exciting  new project at Swamp Circus Trust requires a finance officer with book keeping and funding skills.

Including, but not limited to:
Financial planning

Funding and Sponsorship
Contracting and liaising with clients ref payments

Financial  tracking and filing

Budget management

 Sales invoice processing

Managing petty cash

Person Specification

  • Experience working with accounts and book keeping software
  • Financial planning knowledge
  • Funding knowledge
  • 2 years working within an office environment
  • Minimum NVQ3 in Business and Office Administration/ book keeping or equivalent
  • Experience with MS Office (particularly Word and Excel)
  • Book keeping skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, innovatively and efficiently


  • Own transport
  • Social investment / impact skills
  • Energy  for project development

Additional information

  • A DBS check will be required
  • Additional accreditations will need to be taken if you do not already have these in place
  • Occasionally includes unsociable working hours (evenings and weekends)
  • 30 hours per week
  • The post will be based at our office in Penryn, Cornwall
  • Mileage allowance paid at 45p per mile
  • This position is open to development and additional hours / pay

Annual salary £15,600

To apply email CV and covering letter by clicking apply

Final application date: Monday 3 July  2017

Registered charity 1129011