Holborn, Greater London

Salary £34,189-37,345 (point 31-34) plus London Weighting £3000

Permanent, Full-time

Job Description

Gresham College provides a programme of free public lectures, with approximately 130 events scheduled each year at Barnard’s Inn Hall, Holborn and in other venues, such as the Museum of London. All lectures are live-streamed and made available online.

At this exciting time of expansion for the College, we are seeking to appoint a new Accounts and Facilities Manager to join its small but busy team. The Accounts and Facilities Manager will carry out the book-keeping function, manage the College’s banking activities (handling cash, payments etc and account enquiries), service the Finance Committee, administer payroll and the pension scheme, and provide support for funding negotiations and leasing issues.  The postholder will also work with the College Accountant in the preparation of monthly management accounts and year end statutory accounts.  As Facilities Manager he/she will develop and manage external lettings at Barnard’s Inn Hall, deal with services, ensure compliance with fire and Health and Safety regulations, liaise with the Head of Communications Technology over IT and AV requirements, and oversee the general maintenance of Gresham College premises in coordination with its landlord.

Relevant professional experience and expertise (book-keeping and facilities management), as well as good organisational and interpersonal skills are essential, as is the ability to use initiative, and work collaboratively within a team.

 In addition to a CV and the names of 2 referees, applicants must submit a covering letter, addressing their suitability for the post and how they fit the person specification. A recruitment monitoring form  must also be submitted  found via the link at the college website If you have any queries, please contact the Academic Registrar, Dr M. Clare Loughlin-Chow at Gresham College, Barnard’s Inn Hall, Holborn, London EC1N 2HH.

The closing date for applications is 09:00 on 19 August 2019

Interviews will be held in London on 2 September 2019