A rare opportunity exists for an experienced finance manager to join Malthouse Theatre. This full-time position works with the Co-CEOs and Head of Departments to generate the best financial results for Malthouse Theatre with the artistic framework developed by the Artistic Director and within the regulatory environment.


Financial Management

  • Budgeting and sensitivity analysis;
  • Managing financial performance, including monitoring and forecasting;
  • Supervision of all accounting functions such as revenue, accounts payable, payroll, asset register;
  • Cash management;
  • Timely financial reports including Board reports, grant acquittals, touring reconciliations, preparation of accounts for annual audit, cash flow monitoring;
  • Generating business opportunities including new processes, income sources, expenditure savings;
  • Advice to Co-CEOs to facilitate effective financial and strategic planning.

Qualification and Experience

  • Proven success in the management of a small to medium-sized financial services team;
  • Minimum of 5 years experience as a financial manager;
  • Knowledge, understanding and/or interest in the performing arts;
  • Hands-on manager, proactive in nature with maturity, warmth and openness as key personal traits;
  • Experience with MYOB accounting software.


  • Effective management of stakeholder relationships including capacity to build relationships with a wide range of people;
  • Demonstrated capacity to work in a team to deliver timely outcomes;
  • Excellent communication skills. 

Knowledge and experience in the following would be an advantage:

  • Experience or interest in arts administration;
  • Workforce Planning.

Applications should include:

  • A cover letter of no more than two pages addressing the Required Skills and Attributes; and
  • A curriculum vitae.

Please forward applications to by 9.00am, Wednesday 1st May 2019.

For further information, please contact:

Annie Bourke, Company Producer / (03) 9685 5150

Malthouse Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing a safe working environment. We embrace and value diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Diversity includes all the ways in which employees differ, and the valuable contribution that all of these differences bring to the Company. 

Malthouse Theatre encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural backgrounds and people with disabilities.