Gallery Accountant

Recruiter
Austin Rose
Location
Covent Garden
Salary
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
12 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for an accountant who would be working between two diverse galleries – contemporary and antique. Both based in the West End.   It would suit a person with good communication skills, who is able to prioritize their own time management but would enjoy working within two friendly teams.  The applicant must have experience within the gallery or art and antiques environment.
 
The role requires: -
Good knowledge of VAT rules and Margin Scheme for Works of Art, Droit de Suite, basic understanding of TA systems required.
Detailed knowledge and working experience of stock reconciliation and book stock control is essential
Raising invoices for recharges, stock control and maintenance as required.
Computer program knowledge needed in excel, word, sage based accounts program, 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.
 
Salary on application, based on the experience of the candidate.