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We're looking for a new Head of Finance – apply by 13 October.

House of Illustration is seeking a Head of Finance. This role is a central part of the Senior Management Team and will report to the Director. The post holder will ensure the effective financial management of House of Illustration and lead on financial reporting, planning and strategy.

The Head of Finance will have responsibility for both our ongoing finance operations and the financial management of our capital building project. They will work with the Director to develop a financial strategy and the organisation’s business model, which will inform a five-year business plan. They will need to develop robust financial systems, processes and controls to support the opening of the Quentin Blake Centre for Illustration at New River Head in 2022.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated self-starter with enthusiasm, commitment and extensive experience of budget and financial management at a senior level.

How to apply

To apply please send the following to with the email subject: Head of Finance

  • A completed Application Form (saved in Word or PDF format)
  • A Monitoring Form, which will not be seen by those who areshortlisting or interviewing (saved in Word or PDF format)

Closing date

The closing date for applications is midnight (BST) on 13 October. The first round of interviews will be held remotely via Zoom on 16 October with the second round of interviews taking place the week commencing 19 October.