Our client, a major International Blue Chip Gallery, are seeking a temporary finance manager to provide maternity cover.

The successful candidate will work closely with the Gallery Director and the gallery’s Managing Accountant. Our client is open to candidates with a range of experience, and have an existing accounts team with whom the successful candidate will work.

Role Specification

  • Invoice generation (Sales and Miscellaneous) in accordance with AML regulation
  • Assist Sales Team with
    • UK/EC Tax queries
    • CA/NY sales tax queries
    • Art fair 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


  • UK VAT and EC Sales submissions
  • Liaise with HMRC for VAT queries/audits
  • CA monthly tax submission
  • NY monthly tax submission
  • 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.

This role is a fixed term temporary contract from April – November 2020.

Salary up to £48k for a more experienced candidate; client will consider more junior candidates as well.


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