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Salary from £31,029 to £35,635 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £38,283 pa inclusive of London allowance
The Senior Finance Officer is part of the Financial Reporting and Compliance (FRC) team within the wider Finance Division. The FRC team are responsible for the financial statement preparation, management of the year-end audit process and preparation & reconciliation of the monthly balance sheet & cashflow reports for LSE, its subsidiaries & other related entities.
You would report to the Group Financial Accountant and Financial Accountants in the FRC team and would be responsible for effective and efficient financial accounting, reconciling the School’s and its related entities’ balance sheet items, reporting on their financial performance as well as other tasks such as system interface reconciliations and ad-hoc financial analysis.
Candidates should have
- Some financial accounting experience & skills or be in the process of studying for a formal accounting qualification (AAT/CIMA/ACA/ACCA)
- Good organisational skills and attention to detail
- Good oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate with customers who many not be financially trained to explain the financial regulations, financial processes and budgetary matters.
- Proficiency in using Microsoft Excel (look-up functions, if/sum-if, pivot tables)
We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.
For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.
To apply for this post, please go to jobs.lse.ac.uk. If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email [email protected].
The closing date for receipt of applications is 10th June 2022 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications. Interviews are planned for the 16th & 17th June.