Accounts Assistant Vacancy

(10 hours per week at £9.50 per hour)

Closing date for applications 31st August 2018

Lichfield Arts is seeking an Accounts Assistant to work as part of their office based team. As a growing Lichfield Charity, the successful candidate will need to demonstrate an understanding of cloud based accountancy software, ideally Xero but applicants with experience with other cloud based systems such as Sage are encouraged to apply.

Lichfield Arts currently use electronic systems for accounts and payroll and require an individual to continue the use of these systems. A certain amount of on the job training will be provided by our Treasurer.

This job requires you to:

  • Be familiar with modern book keeping practices
  • Operate and reconcile bank accounts
  • Produce and update journals
  • Process VAT returns and support with PAYROLL

Working Times

The hours are flexible within the core times of Monday to Friday, 10.00 am to 4.00 pm. Some administrative duties may form part of the role. A flexible approach to working is expected with an interest in community arts.

About Lichfield Arts

Lichfield Arts is nationally recognised for the promotion of artistic excellence from both our existing heritage and also new and innovative work. The organisation has a distinctive cultural offer which is presented in an informal and accessible way for the whole local community and visitors to the district to enjoy.
Interested applicants should contact Mark Jones, Admin Manager on 01543 262 223 or A friendly, informal interview will be required.

Volunteer Opportunities

Lichfield Arts Volunteers

Lichfield Arts is proud of its team of volunteers who give up their time to make all the events that Lichfield Arts promotes throughout the year happen and run as smoothly as possible. As well as ensuring our concerts, community festivals and events work well, our hard working volunteers help to support the Lichfield Arts office and the board of Trustees, who themselves are volunteers.

Without our loyal, dedicated volunteers Lichfield Arts could not exist and we are grateful for the continued support and efforts of our fantastic team of volunteers.

We always welcome new volunteers to Lichfield Arts and volunteering can be very rewarding as it offers the chance to meet new people and enjoy being part of our events. Many of our volunteers have been with us for several years.

Just a few of duties that volunteers do are:

  • Stewarding and welcoming people to events
  • Bar Staff and glass collecting
  • Stage set up and dismantling
  • Front of house at concerts and events
  • Master of ceremonies at concerts and events
  • Selling raffle tickets
  • Reviewing and photographing our events
  • … And much much more

So if you would like to join our friendly team of volunteers then please get in touch by calling the office on 01543 262223 or email