Finance Assistant, Serpentine Galleries

  • 24th May 2019
  • London
  • Full time
  • Paid (£20k-25k)
  • Other, Contemporary Art
  • Susan Arbuckle


We are looking for an experienced Finance Assistant to be responsible for the maintenance of accurate and timely financial records of the Serpentine Gallery and Serpentine Sackler Gallery.  Reporting to the Head of Finance you will carry out a range of tasks including dealing with supplier enquires, disputes about invoices and payments.

We are looking for an enthusiastic team player who has good attention to detail and a can do approach to work.  Being part of a small finance team, the ideal candidate will be proactive with strong time management and organisational abilities.  You will have good data entry skills and meticulous attention to detail.

About Serpentine Galleries

The Serpentine inspires the widest audiences with the ideas of our time by championing the possibilities of art, architecture and design. Presenting pioneering exhibitions for almost half a century, we provide an open platform for experimentation and challenge expectations of where art can be encountered and by whom.

As one of the most visited art institutions in the UK and the world, we have a strong cross-disciplinary purpose and are committed to presenting the best in contemporary creative practice. We are pioneers in sector-leading learning, outreach, digital and live programmes. Actively re-imaging our galleries for the 21st century, we are working to engage the broadest most diverse audiences globally using the power of digital innovation. Connecting to communities across London and internationally is central to all that we do.

What we are looking for

We are looking for candidates who have:

  • Experience working with accounts.
  • Experience using Access Accounts or a similar accounting package.
  • Excellent MS Excel skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.

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The closing date for applications is Midnight Friday 24 May 2019.

Interviews are likely to be held week commencing 27 May 2019.