D.R.A.W. Recruitment

Finance Manager, International Contemporary Gallery


Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: Dependent on experience
Location: London, UK
Tenure: Permanent
Job description:

An international contemporary gallery is looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic Finance Manager to join its London gallery.

The successful candidate will have an attention to detail, management skills and at least 5 years’ experience in the accountancy field (previous art industry experience not essential).

Main Tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for the implementation and maintenance of Accounts Payable Automation and transition to online expense tool
  • Developing management accounts reporting and establishing regular review meetings with all non-financial departments with principal objectives being strong and robust cost controls and accountability against budgets
  • Responsible for retail division in UK and to support Retail Director
  • Responsible for non-confidential payroll processing and administration and liaison with external service providers
  • Responsible for preparation and submission of PSA and P11D’s
  • Responsible for preparation of weekly BACs runs and monitoring of cash flows
  • Responsibility of preparation of quarterly VAT returns, EC sales, Intrastat submissions and statistical reporting for HRMC and to provide advice and guidelines to relevant internal departments as required
  • Supervise all day to day accounting operations & participate in data capture as required (quarter close and year end)
  • Provide training and advice to the Accounts payable assistant
  • Liaise with other locations and contribute to the team spirit and working relationships
  • Support the Finance Director with year end account preparation and external audit requirements.
  • Assist the Finance Director with any non-gallery related operating business activities and represent the company and its owners as requested

The successful candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Educated to degree level and part qualified in ACA or ACCA – strong technical accounting skills required
  • Advanced excel skills and experience of D365 accounting package preferable
  • A positive, can do attitude
  • Ability to organise & prioritise tasks and communicate with a range of staff at all levels
  • Experience in working in an international company is preferred