Assistant Accountant

London (Central), London (Greater)
£19,200 per annum (Full-time equivalent of £32,000 per annum) 
08 Sep 2017
19 Sep 2017
Qualification Level
Fully qualified
Professional Membership
Contract Type
Contract, Part time

We are currently seeking an Assistant Accountant to join our friendly and supportive Finance team on a part-time basis (days and hours to be agreed).

The National Portrait Gallery houses a unique collection of portraits of the men and women who have helped shape British history and culture. Now numbering over 12,000 portraits the primary collection embraces every medium - oil paintings, drawings, miniatures, photographs, mixed/new media and sculpture.  Besides this the Gallery has a photographs collection of 250,000 images and a reference collection of 80,000 prints. The Gallery has had an increasingly high public profile and now attracts over 2 million visitors to its galleries and regional partnerships. 

Assistant Accountant

Part time, 24 hours (3 days) gross per week

£19,200 per annum (Full-time equivalent of £32,000 per annum) 

Fixed-term position for 18 Months

Reporting directly to the Financial Controller, the Assistant Accountant will lead on month end bookkeeping, assist with the year end accounts preparation, prepare the Gallery’s vat returns, maintain the financial systems and support the wider team through other general duties within the Finance department.

The successful candidate will be part ACCA qualified (or will be able to demonstrate equivalent experience), will be able to demonstrate substantial experience and skills gained within an accounting role within a finance department, and will be an excellent and motivated team player.

Full details of this and all other employment opportunities at the Gallery can be found on our website Closing date for returned applications is 9.00am on Tuesday, 19 September 2017. Interviews will be held on Monday, 25 September 2017. Please indicate on your form if you will be unable to make this particular date.

The Gallery is committed to equality and diversity.

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