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Head of Finance - Art Gallery

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £55000 - £72000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted over 2 years ago

  • Sector: finance
  • Contact: Andrew Stevens
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 21 November 2021
  • Job Ref: B624987467

Artist studio require a high calibre Head of Finance to run the finance function and manage the personal finances of the artist.

This busy role will involve:

  • Formulating strategic and long-term business plans
  • Carry out month end duties including but not limited to departmental cost summaries,
  • variance analysis and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Company-wide forecasting for the month and year ahead.
  • Assist with the development of Salesforce and it's integration with the finance function
  • including monthly reconciliation between Xero and Salesforce and ensuring correct VAT is charged on individual sales.
  • Preparation of information for third party accountants.
  • Prepare monthly sales commission reporting for the Sales team and Director review
  • Maintain relationship with company accountants and ensure flow of information
  • Preparation of the quarterly VAT returns, monthly EC sales lists and Intrastats
  • Ongoing monitoring of export deadlines and the associated supporting documentation (90 day rule) for VAT purposes
  • Oversight and management of supplier user accounts
  • Collate information required for proprietor's personal tax return, HMRC queries
  • maintenance of petty cash and ensure its reconciliation to bank and BS
  • ad hoc requests from director, proprietor and/or accountants

Skills Specification

  • Qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA
  • Knowledge of the package Xero would be highly advantageous
  • Knowledge of tax deductible of common/standard types of expenditure
  • Desire and ability to understand all aspects of the business and its bigger picture
  • Confident and able to drive matters and projects forward with minimum of guidance

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.