Accountant - Art Gallery

Mature Accountants ltd
London (Greater)
Up to £45,000 per annum
12 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client owns 2 prestigious Art Galleries based in West London.

Due to retirement they are now looking for a full-time accountant who would be working between both galleries.

Role Description

The role requires:

  • Good knowledge of VAT rules and Margin Scheme for Works of Art and Droit de Suite
  • Detailed knowledge and working experience of stock reconciliation and book stock control is essential
  • Raising invoices for recharges, stock control and maintenance as required
  • Good IT skills in excel, word, sage based accounts program and a willingness to input into a bespoke excel based database
  • Working with contemporary artists to resolve their own accounts, as required by the directors
  • Overseeing petty cash, credit cards, bank accounts, bank forex platforms, payment of creditors using domestic and international bank payments and a variety of currencies
  • Reconciliation of inter-company accounts with different year-ends
  • Quarterly management report pack for bank
  • Preparation of annual audit working papers, corporation tax, capital allowances,
  • Payroll including calculation of workplace pension, intrastate declarations, Vat returns, and other reports and tax returns as necessary
Experience Required
  • Experienced Accountant
  • Good communication skills
  • The applicant must have experience within the gallery or art and antiques environment.

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