The National Portrait Gallery houses a unique collection of all forms of portraiture of the people who have made or are currently contributing to British history and culture; the collection is the most comprehensive of its kind in the world. With around 2 million visitors each year prior to temporary closure for the Inspiring People project and a strong national and international presence through touring exhibitions and special projects, the Gallery is one of the country’s most important and popular galleries.
£22,984 per annum
Full-time, 40 hours (5 days) per week
Fixed Term Contract for 22 months
Hybrid working (Flexible, with 1 day minimum on site)
The National Portrait Gallery is seeking to appoint a Finance Assistant to provide full administrative support to the Financial Controller, processing purchase invoices, administering the gallery’s credit control, and performing accounts receivable tasks.
The Finance Assistant will be responsible for inputting invoices into the purchase order system as well as liaising with purchase order originators, budget managers and suppliers to resolve queries. They will also be involved in processing the weekly BACS and foreign payment runs for the Gallery as well as administering the gallery’s petty cash and other cash out activities.
The successful candidate will have previous experience of working in an accounts payable role with a good understanding of accounts receivable tasks. They will also have a good understanding of finance software packages and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
This role represents a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic self-starter seeking exposure to a busy Finance department at a renowned institution.
Further information about the role as well as details of how to apply can be found below.
Closing date for returned applications is 9:00am on Tuesday 7th June 2022.
First round interviews will take place on Wednesday 15th June 2022. Please indicate on your form if you will be unable to make this date.
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