Finance and Operations Assistant, Part time 2 days/wk

London (Central), London (Greater)
£22-24K pro rata
15 May 2019
02 Jun 2019
Contract Type

House of Illustration is the UK’s only public gallery dedicated to illustration and graphic art. Founded by Sir Quentin Blake, House of Illustration opened in July 2014 in King’s Cross, London. Over the five years since then House of Illustration has developed its position as a significant cultural force, representing and championing the very best of an art form that is rarely explored by other museums and galleries. This is your opportunity to join a unique cultural institution at an exciting stage in its development.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, diligent and motivated individual to join us as Finance and Operations Assistant. This is a new part time role reporting to the Head of Finance. It would ideally suit someone with experience of working in a finance support role with accounting experience, strong numeracy, administration skills and meticulous attention to detail.

The post holder will be able to efficiently administrate all finance procedures including processing purchase invoices, supporting the weekly payment run and annual financial audit. They will also provide support for House of Illustration’s retail operation by carrying out stock adjustments and coordinating stock takes.

An ideal candidate will have excellent Excel skills, experience of using double-entry accounting systems and the ability to identify opportunities for system improvements. They will be comfortable working in a small and busy open plan office, with the ability to plan and prioritise to meet multiple deadlines and have a flexible approach to working.

An interest in working within the arts, cultural and charity sectors would be an advantage.

Please visit our website for a full Job Description and details on how to apply via the 'Apply' button.


The closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 2 June 2019.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 12 or Thursday 13 June 2019.



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