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Head of Finance and Resources - Ref: EE01624

Walsall Council
£42,403 - £47,420
Closing date
30 Jun 2024

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Head of Finance & Resources - Ref: EE01624
  • The New Art Gallery Walsall
  • Permanent 37 hours per week
  • Weekend working and evenings will be required

Grade: G10

Salary: £42,403 - £47,420

The venue:

The New Art Gallery Walsall is one of the leading visual arts venues in the West Midlands. Situated in the heart of Walsall town centre, the Gallery is a busy and vibrant building with an exciting programme of contemporary art exhibitions and collections displays, lively education and community events, an artist studio, library, café, conference facilities and shop. The Gallery provides a truly unique place for its visitors to experience, learn from, and participate in the visual arts.

The role:

To manage the efficient and accountable operation of the NAG Gallery by developing and improving its financial systems, business planning, budget development, resource efficiency, financial monitoring and control. To control and develop grant income strategies and applications from external providers and agencies, in particular, the Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation (NPO) annual revenue grant and quarterly reporting. To directly line manage the Front of House Manager/s and the Finance and Resources Assistant and to manage the planning and management of front of house functions at The New Art Gallery to deliver an efficient and effective service to the public. To ensure compliance with the Council’s policies, procedures, financial regulations and standing orders.

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We are seeking an enthusiastic and dynamic individual, good on detail and an excellent team player to join us for the next exciting stage in the Gallery’s development.

We want our staff to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve in Walsall, and at The New Art Gallery we are committed to promoting equality and anti-discriminatory practice. We welcome applications from people of all cultures, races, ethnicities and religions, of different genders, ages, sexual orientations, and abilities, and recognise unique perspectives and contributions.


While working with Walsall Council you can take advantage of a host of employee benefits, including:
  • Generous annual leave entitlement (increasing after 5 years)
  • Access to the LG Pension scheme
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • 15% selected membership discount for Walsall Leisure centres

For more information on the role, or to discuss aspects of this role, please contact Stephen Snoddy, Director (

Closing date: Sunday 30 June 2024

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 23 July 2024

Important note: When completing your online application form, you will be asked to enter supporting information. You must enter a detailed supporting information statement describing how your skills, abilities and experience meet the specific criteria included in the employee specification. If you do not include a supporting information statement, you will not be shortlisted. Please also ensure that you complete the work history and qualifications sections of your application form. Please do not add a CV as we do not accept them. See our Information for Applicants leaflet for further information.


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01922 650000
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