Finance and Operations Manager

Engage, the National Association for Gallery Education wishes to recruit a Finance & Operations Manager to take a lead role in the management of Engage’s finances, HR and governance supporting the delivery of the organisations strategic aims.

They will join the Director and a small team across the UK as part of a flexible, resilient, and responsive organisation leading the visual arts, engagement and participation sector.

The post holder supports staff in managing budgets, leads work on the organisation’s annual budget, prepares for the annual Independent Examination or audit and relevant parts of the accounts and trustees report. They will be supported by a freelance Bookkeeper and a finance consultant on specific projects. The postholder will manage governance and HR. The role reports to the Director of Engage.

The post holder will have experience of managing the finance and operational functions for a small organisation, preferably in the third sector; outstanding attention to detail and accuracy; and excellent communication skills.

Engage is committed to equality of access to its employment. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. Should you need application details in another format please contact Engage

Application process
To apply for this role, complete the following and send by email to

  • An Application Form
  • A Covering Letter, maximum of one side of A4, which should describe why you are interested in this role and how it fits with your experience to date, as well as any additional information that you feel is important to support your application.
  • The letter is an opportunity to provide information not already covered in the application form.
  • An Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form

The deadline for applications is Monday 17 January 2022, 10am.