Financial Administrator / Studio Manager

Financial Administrator / Studio Manager
Employer: Troika
Salary: £25,000
Location: London

Troika is looking for an experienced, personable, pro-active team member who will be responsible for General Studio Administration, Financial Administration and Logistics. Experience in arts and office administration is beneficial.

The work premises, part studio part fabrication workshop, are located in East London just off Kingsland Road. Usually there are 5-10 people working at the studio including the artists, artist assistants, architects, fabrication specialists and the studio manager.

Experience in accountancy or bookkeeping is not essential but a keen interest to learn and master all aspects of financial administration is a must.

The role is based on a pro rata salary of £25,000 for 4 days a week.

- Methodical approach to all aspects of the role within a fast paced and creative environment
- Excellent organisational and problem solving skills with the ability to handle rapidly changing schedules and shifting work priorities
- Excellent understanding of Microsoft/iWorks software packages (such as excel/numbers, word/pages, powerpoint/keynote). Knowledge of Quickbooks beneficial.
- An interest in the arts is important but experience within the industry is not essential.


Financial Administration
Approx. 2 days of the week.
- Prepare and submit expenses and transaction information (weekly)
- Raise invoices and chase outstanding invoices (weekly)
- Liaise with accountant (Quickbooks)
- Ensure books are balanced (weekly)

General Studio Administration
- review and manage service providers, utilities, post
- Adhoc administrative tasks

- Deal with all logistics for studio incl. all shipping of artworks to / from the studio
- Update artwork inventory
- Issue loan and consignment agreements

- Organise interviews
- Ensure contracts are issued using existing templates
- Introducing and welcoming new starters to Troika

Reception / Front of house
- Maintain a well-presented and welcoming studio
- Deal with all incoming calls

Personal Assistant
- Travel booking
- Diary management

The role is advertised at a (pro rata) salary of £25,000.
Interested candidates should send their CV, covering letter and portfolio to

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