Bookkeeper / Administrative assistant, London

David Chipperfield Architects is a leading international practice with offices in London, Berlin, Milan and Shanghai. DC Studio London, a sister company of DCA Ltd, is looking for an experienced Bookkeeper / Administrative assistant to run the administrative and finance routines at their new offices on the Strand.

This is a part-time (12 hours/week, over three days), permanent role that demands a dedicated self-starter with team spirit who shares our creative ambitions. Working hours can be adjusted to suit the right candidate.

Role: Working directly with David Chipperfield, his wife Evelyn Stern and their family, as well as an external accountant, helping to maintain all of DC studio's administrative and finance routines.

Place of work: David Chipperfield Architects, 1 Surrey Street, WC2R 2ND

Reporting to: Dr. Evelyn Stern


―Acting as the first point of contact for all suppliers, external consultants, business partners and customers

―Checking and processing payments

―Recharging relevant costs to Berlin office

―Managing petty cash transactions

―Working with spreadsheets, sales and purchase ledgers and journals

―Preparing management accounts

―Assisting third party accountants and auditors with preparation of statutory accounts

―Reconciling control accounts

―Chasing outstanding invoices

―Setting up a computerised accounting system (Xero or similar) with the help of the external accountant

―Dealing with incoming and outgoing post

―Dealing with any other ad hoc duties that may arise

It is desirable that the candidate is AAT qualified or studying towards an AAT qualification or similar.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, within two weeks of receipt of your application. Candidates selected for second stage of interviews must be able to provide full contact details of minimum two referees.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

For further information please contact Lilli Hoikka on 020 7620 4800 or to apply, please quote ‘Bookkeeper / Administrative assistant’ in the subject field of the email and send a CV with concise motivation letter indicating your availability and salary expectations to