Job: Management Accountant, New Art Centre, Salisbury

This is a pivotal role for the effective operation of the New Art Centre Sculpture Park and Gallery. The successful candidate will manage the bookkeeping, accounts and payroll for three distinct business areas:  New Art Centre Sculpture Park and Gallery, Roche Court Educational Trust and Roche Farms.

Roche Court is a thriving and growing organisation. The ideal candidate needs to be ambitious and responsible. They should be well-organised, flexible and adaptable.  They should be experienced in a similar hands-on role and therefore confident to work unsupervised and to deadlines.


  • Maintenance of all accounts, sales and purchase ledgers and other bookkeeping
  • Preparation of year-end accounts, cash flow forecasts, management accounts and budgets
  • Bank reconciliations for sterling and multiple currency accounts
  • Preparation of sales invoices and maintaining Sales Book data
  • Preparation of quarterly VAT returns
  • Statutory HMRC reporting
  • Processing all receipts and payments
  • Monitoring debtors and creditors
  • Payroll including Auto-Enrolment processing and records
  • Regular reporting for the Directors of the New Art Centre and the Educational Trust Trustees
  • Managing petty cash accounts
  • Charity accounting including Gift Aid reporting and assistance with funding applications
  • Maintaining HR records and assistance with HR matters as required
  • Annual review of insurance provision and providing monthly stock insurance valuations
  • Liaison with external accountants
  • Assistance at exhibition openings and Trustees’ meetings
  • Other ad-hoc tasks and projects as required


  • Expert in Microsoft Excel, Sage Payroll and Xero
  • Experience in a similarly comprehensive bookkeeping/accounting role
  • Ability to work calmly and accurately under pressure and to deadlines
  • Flexibility to work occasional evenings and weekends
  • Ability to manage own workload and work to deadlines without supervision


Source: artsjobs

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