Finance Officer (Part Time)

  • Are you a motivated individual interested in the arts, heritage and/or charity sector?
  • Do you have the knowledge, skills and experience to provide critical support to the organisation’s finance function?
  • Do you have an enthusiasm for developing financial systems and delivering efficiencies?


The Whitechapel Gallery is seeking a proactive and experienced individual in the new role of Finance Officer, to assume responsibility for accounting duties as a vital part of the Whitechapel Gallery’s finance function, and provide support to the Head of Finance and Managing Director 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

  • Permanent contract: 4 days per week with a possible extension to full time
  • Blended office and home working
  • Salary: up to £25,000 (pro-rata) depending on experience
  • Hours of work: 9.30am – 5.45pm, Monday to Friday. Work outside of these hours will occasionally be necessary as required and will be compensated for with corresponding time in lieu.
  • Period of notice: 2 months


For further information, please download the Job Description

To apply:

Please complete the application form and equality & diversity monitoring forms and return to by midnight on Sunday 17th October 2021. Interviews will be held week commencing 18th October 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. Download and complete the application form: Word; PDF
  2. Download and complete the Equality Monitoring Form: Word ; PDF
  3. Email the forms to recruitment
  4. Deadline: midnight on Sunday 17 October 2021
  5. Interviews: Week Commencing 18 October 2021