Finance Officer (Part Time)

  • Are you a motivated individual interested in the arts, heritage and/or charity sector?
  • Do you have an enthusiasm for developing financial systems and delivering efficiencies?


We are looking for a proactive individual in the new role of Finance Assistant, to be part of the Whitechapel Gallery’s finance Team, and provide support to the Finance Officer in the operational financial management of the organisation.

You will have overall responsibility for managing the sales, purchase and bank ledgers for Whitechapel Gallery, and support the continuous development of systems to increase efficiencies and ensure the integrity of financial data for reporting and compliance.

Conditions of work

  • Fixed term contract for 18 months with possible extension to permanent
  • Part time (2 days a week)
  • Hours of work and location: Core hours are 9.30am – 5.45pm, Monday to Friday in a flexible, blended working framework that includes working from the office (Whitechapel Gallery) and home working. One day a week will be worked from the office. The remaining day may be worked on a set day or split between two days. There may be some occasional weekend and evening work, which will be compensated by time off in lieu.
  • Salary: up to £8,800 pro rata (£22,000 actual) depending on experience
  • The period of notice is 2 months in writing on either side
  • Probation period: 6 months


For further information, please download the Job Description

To apply:

Please send your CV  & a Supporting Statement and return to by midnight on Tuesday 23rd November 2021. Interviews will be held via zoom on Monday 6th December 2021.

We request no contact from agencies or media sales.

The Whitechapel Gallery strives to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian, ethnic minority, and/or disabled applicants as these groups are currently underrepresented in the Arts sector.

Charity number: 312162 Company number: 4093862

Apply for this role

  1. Please send your CV with a Supporting Statement (no more than two pages) to recruitment
  2. Deadline: midnight on Tuesday 23rd November 2021
  3. Interviews: via Zoom on Monday 6th December 2021