Finance Assistant

Cinesite’s London studio has an exciting opportunity for someone looking to advance their career in Finance. The company is looking to hire a Finance Assistant who will be responsible for facilitating the Accounts Payable function, processing Payroll and assisting the Financial Controller to support the business.

The position will be exposed to all aspects of the Finance function, including VAT and Project Accounting and therefore is ideal for someone looking to broaden their Finance knowledge whilst working within a fun and creative industry.


  • Maintain Purchase Ledger – Liaising with suppliers, processing invoices, payment runs, employee expenses, credit cards and petty cash
  • Process & maintain payroll administration – including P45s and year-end P60s/P11ds
  • Post bank transactions to SUN and reconcile bank accounts
  • Work Orders (Time allocation) – Management of Work Orders to ensure all Artists have correctly entered their hours into the record keeping system
  • Assist with month-end tasks and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Ensuring per diem requests are facilitated in an accurate and timely manner
  • Opportunity to be responsible for further tasks including maintaining Fixed Asset Register
  • Assisting Financial Controller with any ad-hoc projects or process improvements

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Confident with numbers and advanced Excel user
  • Experience processing payroll is desirable
  • Analytical and detail-oriented
  • Self-motivated and persistent in ensuring tasks are efficiently and effectively completed
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multitask, strong organisational skills and is a team player

Experience of the following would be desirable:

  • Business or accounting degree preferable