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Finance Manager

Posted: 14.07.2022
Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: Negotiable
Location: London, UK
Job description:

An international contemporary art gallery in London is looking for an experienced Finance Manager to join the team. This role would suit a qualified, or qualified by experience accountant who enjoys a sole charge role with a variety of tasks.

Duties include:


Invoice generation (Sales and Miscellaneous) in accordance with AML regulation

Assist Sales Team with

  • UK/EC Tax queries
  • CA/NY/CO/FL sales tax queries
  • Artfair tax queries

ARR queries and calculations


  • Weekly Payment runs [Accounts Payables]
  • Booking accounts receivable payments
  • Update cash journal for daily ins-an-outs
  • Petty cash Reconciliation
  • Monitor cash on a daily basis, work with management team to ensure cash flow keeps on track, and alert senior management well in advance if there are issues
  • Create and review budgets for exhibitions

Expenses and HR

  •  Monitor, reconcile and pay credit cards
  • Manage Cash advances and foreign currency
  • Arrange expenses refunds
  • Monthly Payment of Wages and related Tax
  • Sales commission review and process via payroll
  • Payments of pension scheme
  • Management of company’s health plan


  • VAT and ONS submissions
  • Liaise with HMRC for VAT queries/audits
  • US monthly tax submission (4 US States)
  • Intrastat submission
  • ARR submission
  • Assist Founder and Director with year-end reporting for audit
  • Ad Hoc reporting
  • Corporate Tax payments
  • Assist in import tax queries when required

Management Accounting

  • Prepayments and Accruals
  • Stock/Inventory track
  • Assist with Management Accounting reporting when required
  • Experience with Sage 50 Accounts and basic TA knowledge preferable.