D.R.A.W. Recruitment

Gallery Bookkeeper


Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: £40,000 Negotiable
Location: London London, UK
Tenure: Permanent
Job description:

On behalf on an international contemporary art gallery, we are looking for a full-time Bookkeeper/ Accountant to join their London team.

This is a sole charge role with a wide range of duties including :-

  • Manage day to day bookkeeping and account reconciliation using Xero software
  • Oversee accounts payable – process incoming invoices, set up weekly BACS, reconcile supplier statements, etc.
  • Prepare and manage sales invoices and other accounts receivable, monitor and process incoming payments, etc.
  • Work closely with Business Director to ensure KYC compliance procedures are undertaken and met for all relevant transactions
  • Prepare weekly cash flow statements, monthly profit and loss statements, and other reports as requested
  • Assist external accountants with quarterly VAT return and management reports, and monthly EC Sales List
  • Assist Business Director in tracking exhibition and project costs and producing related financial reports
  • Maintain accounting records including invoices, expenses, payments and transactions
  • Manage petty cash, process staff expenses, and reconcile company credit card statements


  • Substantial experience as a Bookkeeper in a commercial gallery setting
  • Knowledge of VAT Margin Scheme and VAT import and export regulations
  • Highly proficient in maths, with outstanding numerical skills, attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent excel and data entry skills
  • Ability to work accurately under pressure, using a logical and methodical approach
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Full bookkeeping qualifications AAT or equivalent
  • Working knowledge of Xero, Art Logic and Coutts banking platform are strongly preferred, but not required