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Job Title:          Finance Assistant   

Contract:          Permanent, full time

Salary:             Circa £23,000 per annum depending on experience, plus 30 days holiday and contributory pension  

Job summary

Our prestigious film school is looking for a new staff member to join our Finance Team, reporting to the Financial Controller, to ensure the effective and efficient management of the day-to-day financial activities of the School. The Finance Assistant will undertake a variety of accounting duties, including purchase and sales ledger functions, nominal ledger journals, banking, cash books and bank reconciliations and provide a range of other bookkeeping and financial administration support as required.

Your profile

You will be highly numerate and enjoy taking a methodical approach to your work, whilst being able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. You will relish the opportunity to put your relevant accounting experience, including working with financial systems, into practice. As a confident communicator you will be comfortable responding to finance queries as the first point of contact for staff, students, and contractors. With support from the Financial Controller, you will be able prioritise your responsibilities and use your initiative to find pragmatic solutions.

How to apply

For further details about the role please download the full job description and person specification PDF icon LFS Finance Assistant JD PS February 2019.pdf

Please email your CV and covering letter, setting out your interest in the role and explaining how you meet the requirements in the job description and person specification, to The vacancy is likely to close by 9am Tuesday 30 April 2019. DEADLINE EXTENSION - due to unforeseen circumstances, the closing date for applications to be submitted for this vacancy is now 9am Thursday 16 May 2019, however, candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. 


London Film School (LFS) is internationally celebrated for its commitment to film, craft excellence, innovation and creative freedom. The School is consistently rated as one of the top international film schools.

We are recognised by Screenskills (Creative Skillset) as a Centre of Excellence Film Academy. 

Currently located in Covent Garden LFS is the first film school in the UK.  Deeply connected to local and international screen industries, we have alumni spanning the globe, and working in every part of the film industry.  Our students and alumni have won every major award in the screen industries, and we continue to foster and nurture the next generation of filmmakers. During 2018, films created at the School had around 200 festival entries, screening films globally. The list spanned Cannes, Venice, Tribeca, Clermont-Ferrand International Film Festival, The BFI London Film Festival, Edinburgh, Encounters, Oscars, and Sundance.

With around 220 full-time students, from over 30 countries, we are a dynamic hub for high-quality filmmaking activity, preparing creative storytellers for the world’s screen industries. We offer three full-time MA programmes, a PhD Film by Practice, and a full calendar of short courses.

The School is committed to collaborative practice-based learning and produces over 180 films every year. The result is a dynamic and intensive film environment which creates global networks for life. Every role within LFS plays a key part in shaping future creative professionals, impacting on the future of the global creative industries.

As the School recently turned 60, and with a planned move to a new home, LFS is on the verge of a new chapter in its history. It’s an exciting time to join us.

London Film School is a non-profit educational charity with Greg Dyke as its Chairman of the Board and Gisli Snaer as its Director.

LFS is an equal opportunity employer. Please click here for our equal opportunities policy. 

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