Director of Finance

The Director of Finance will work closely with the Director and the Senior Management Team to match the financial strategy of the Institute of Contemporary Arts with its aspirations and vision. Alongside strategic planning and financial management, this role will oversee the institute's day-to-day financial functions, budget management for a capital project, and will have responsibility for prioritising expenditure control as well as income generation across the organisation. They will work with multiple departments to ensure that the business plan, strategic goals and financial targets are met.

In this role, the ICA seeks a results-oriented, driven and financially astute leader with an understanding of funding and financial control of complex charitable organisations. They will have good management and relationship-building skills with the ability to support the ICA's financial goals.

This is a fixed-term contract and the salary is contingent on experience. Please mention your salary expectations and notice period or availability in your application.

Please send a CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for the post and your experience and skills that match the job description to:

The Administrator, Institute of Contemporary Arts, 12 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH

or email

The closing date for applications is midnight, 18 September 2017 with interviews to follow soon after


The Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) is committed to meeting the aims and commitments set out in its equality policy. This includes following the mandate of the Equality Act 2010, and building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce in encouraging equality and diversity.  

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