Head of Finance

  • Do you have the qualification, skills and experience to manage the organisation’s finance function?
  • Are you an innovator who can develop financial systems to deliver efficiencies?


The Whitechapel Gallery is seeking a qualified, experienced and proactive individual in the new role of Head of Finance, to assume responsibility for the operational management of the finance function and provide vital support to the Managing Director in the strategic financial management of the organisation.

You will apply your skills and experience to maintain a robust accounting and controls environment appropriate to an arts charity, and lead on developing systems to increase efficiencies and ensure the integrity of financial data for reporting and compliance.

Conditions of work

  • Permanent contract: full time
  • Starting salary: up to £42,000 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: 3 months


For further information, download the Job Description.

To apply

Please complete the application form and equality & diversity monitoring forms, available to download from the Gallery’s website, and return to recruitment@whitechapelgallery.org by midnight on Sunday 5 May 2019.

The Whitechapel Gallery strives to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Charity number: 312162 Company number: 4093862

Photo: Surreal Science2018. Installation view. Copyright Whitechapel Gallery. Photograph by Stephen White


Apply for this role

  1. Download and complete the application form: Word; PDF
  2. Download and complete the equality & diversity monitoring form
  3. Email the forms to recruitment
  4. Deadline: midnight on Sunday 5 May 2019