Project Accountant


The Museum of London are recruiting a Project Accountant to operate at the heart of the most exciting cultural project for London in a generation. The Museum of London is an award-winning charitable organisation that tells the story of the capital from its first settlers to the present day.

The post-holder will play a pivotal role in the future of the Museum of London as it embarks on an extraordinary journey to reconceive what a museum for London can be when it opens at a new site in West Smithfield in 2025

In post, you will work alongside the Head of Finance and Chief Financial Officer and have responsibility for ensuring that the New Museum project finances are accurate and closely managed, project cash flows are monitored, and reporting is timely and appropriate.

Previous experience of working in a museum is not required.  The role is best suited to an ambitious self-starter with experience in project and capital accounting, a keen eye for detail and the ability to build strong relationships with a range of stakeholders and work collaboratively to resolve problems.

You will deliver accurate and timely reporting on the finances for the New Museum Project, including cash flows, forecasting and routine reporting. They will support the Head of Finance and Project Team in all matters of financial control, management, and reporting for the project. You will be expected to review and analyse the effectiveness and efficiency of existing Finance systems and processes, developing strategies for improvements and deriving further benefits.

For more information about this role, please see the Job Description. To know more about what it’s like to work in the Museum of London and to get some top tips on how to make the best of your application visit:

To Apply:

If you would like to apply for this role, please contact our recruiting partners Michael Quest or Jake Morrow at Ivy Rock Partners directly to discuss the role (07340284189). Applications are by CV and Cover Letter explaining why you are interested in the role and how you meet the person specification

The closing date for applications is Monday 5 September 2022. Successful candidates will be invited to a first interview on Tuesday 13 September 2022.

The Museum of London and Ivy Rock Partners are committed to ensuring the representation of people from all backgrounds regardless of their gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, returning parents, carers or any other aspect which makes you unique.

The Museum of London particularly welcomes applications from disabled, Black, Asian and ethnically diverse candidates, who are currently under-represented in our organisation. If you are excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with the job description and person specification, we encourage you to enquire regardless.

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