Vacancies

FINANCE MANAGER†

£35,000 pa, full-time 37 hours per week, permanent post
25+ days annual leave
Contributory pension and other benefits available

The Hepworth Wakefield is a major public art gallery that opened in May 2011 to public and critical acclaim.† It exhibits Wakefield’s art collection, the Hepworth Family Gift and the work of major contemporary and 20th†century artists. Designed by David Chipperfield Architects, our ten superb gallery spaces and grounds make this one of the UK’s largest and most visited galleries outside London, attracting 1.2 million visitors in three years.

We are now looking for a highly skilled Finance Manager to lead the Finance Team at the gallery. With responsibility for all financial systems, processes and controls, you will need to have experience of managing the finances in a similar charity/social enterprise/SME context.

Responsibilities include: providing finance management information for use by senior management and the Trust Board of The Hepworth Wakefield; leading in the preparation of annual accounts; liaison with external auditors, and providing support and guidance to budget holders in management of their budgets. You will also be responsible for supporting business planning and forecasting, compliance with charity and company legislation requirements and liaison with the Development Team and Senior Management regarding restricted fund expenditure.

An understanding of specific factors in the financial and economic environment for charities and arts organisations is essential including areas such as VAT, restricted fund management and charitable trading legislation. We are looking for someone who can communicate complex financial matters, implications, and outcomes in a clear and concise way to the top levels of management to facilitate strategic decision making.

To apply, please download the job description from this page and submit an application form and equal opportunities monitoring form to†recruitment@hepworthwakefield.org. Alternatively, completed applications can be submitted by post or in person to The Hepworth Wakefield, Gallery Walk, Wakefield WF1 5AW. Please note we do not accept CVs.†

Closing date for applications: 12 noon Monday 28 July
Interview date: TBC

EVENT HIRE CO-ORDINATOR

Three month fixed-term role
£18k - £20k pro-rata dependent on experience

The Hepworth Wakefield is looking for someone with both practical and administrative events experience to cover the post of Event Hire Co-ordinator for a three month fixed-term period from mid-August to mid-November.

The post holder will plan, administer and deliver all commercial hire activity (including meetings and conferencing, weddings and location filming) and they will be the key contact with corporate hire clients.

To apply, please download the job description from this page and submit an application form and equal opportunities monitoring form to recruitment@hepworthwakefield.org. Alternatively, completed applications can be submitted by post or in person to The Hepworth Wakefield, Gallery Walk, Wakefield WF1 5AW. Please note we do not accept CVs.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon Monday 28 July 2014
Interviews will take place week commencing 4 August 2014