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Finance Coordinator

Finance Coordinator

locationLondon, UK
ExpiresExpires: 24/01/2022
Permanent position
£20,000 to £30,000 per year

Deadline: 24/01/2022 10:00

Salary: £23,500 - £26,000 per annum


The LSO is seeking a self-motivated and organised Finance Coordinator to support the operations of the LSO Finance department.

The Finance Team will consist of 8 staff: the Head of Finance, Finance and Resources Manager, Fees Coordinator, Finance Manager, Finance Officer, Senior Finance Coordinator and Finance Coordinator, with oversight by the Chief Financial Officer. The team is responsible for all aspects of the finances of the main charity, two trading subsidiaries, an endowment trust and another related charity. Total income across the group is approximately £20m. It has a large and varied workload, and there is a high level of interaction with colleagues in other departments. The Orchestra has a reputation for excellence and the LSO expects its staff to meet similarly high standards.



  • Duties will include the day-to-day financial accounting of the LSO and its subsidiaries across the cash book, purchase ledger and sales ledger for the Group
  • The Finance Coordinator will provide transactional and operational support and front-line service by working with the Senior Finance Coordinator and the Finance Team in partnership with internal and external stakeholders, ensuring their needs are met and the Finance team’s objectives are achieved


Knowledge, skills, experience


  • Proven relevant and solid experience in a similar role
  • Ability to work to a high degree of accuracy and detail in a calm, professional manner
  • Excellent work ethic; self-motivated; organised; proactive and able to meet deadlines and manage a busy workload
  • Able to communicate and collaborate effectively with all individuals/teams of varying seniority within and outside of the organisation
  • Computer literate and numerate. Working knowledge of the Microsoft Suite and highly proficient with computerised accounting systems.
  • Previous experience of working in the charitable finance sector


  • Experience of the Access Dimensions accounting system
  • Previous experience of working in the arts sector is not required, although an understanding of how performing arts organisations operate would be helpful
  • Credit control/Accounting certification or qualified by experience


This is a full-time role.

The closing date for applications is 10am on Monday 24 January 2022. Interviews will take place on week beginning 24 January 2022. 

For more information about this post, including a full job description, please click apply.

We welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are under-represented in the creative industries.

Fields of study

  • Finance / Controlling / Taxes
  • Music
  • Performing arts / TV

Years of experience

  • Junior

Salary range

  • £20,000 to £30,000 per year

Required skills

  • Office applications
  • MS Excel