Current available positions

Financial Controller – full time role


The National Gallery Company Limited is a commercial company established to provide revenue for the National Gallery from a range of operations including retail, publishing, digital sales, venue hire and catering. Our work enhances the visitor experience and helps to safeguard some of the country’s most valuable works of art. Our diverse range of activities means good financial management is crucial to our success.

Managing a team, the Financial Controller is responsible for all day-to-day financial processes, including liaising with internal and external stakeholders, budgeting, cost control, cash-flow forecasting and inventory accounting as well as leading in the production of management and statutory accounts. Reporting to the Finance & Business Support Director, the role holder provides high-quality professional support to the management team and the Company.

We are looking for a technically-strong Financial Controller to maximise our efficiency and cost effectiveness through the use of best-practice financial processes and procedures. You will have previous experience of working in a similar role within a retail environment. You will have excellent organisation, communication and reporting skills together with a high level of attention to detail. You will have experience of working with stock.

The successful candidate will be a CCAB qualified accountant (or qualified by experience) with a successful track record in improving processes, managing projects through to completion and providing excellent customer service.

If you are interested in joining our team and would like to apply, please email your CV and a covering letter to admin@nationalgallery.co.uk

  • Closing date for applications is: Wed 31st May, 2017
  • 1st round interviews will be held on: Wed 7th June, 2017
  • 2nd round interviews will be held on: Mon 12th June, 2017

  • Salary: competitive
    Hours: 35 hours per week, to be worked Monday to Friday
    Contract type: Permanent

    Financial Controler Job Description