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Full-time Positions

Finance Manager

Salary: £35,000

Hours: 37 hours per week

Responsible for: Finance function, including Senior Finance Assistant, Finance Assistant and Apprentice

Location: Two campus-based union sites near Holborn, London

Term: Permanent role

Job description


The London School of Economics and University of Arts London Students' Unions are registered charities providing representation, support and commercial activities for their respective student bodies.


The Unions have a combined turnover in the region of £5m generated from grant, trading income (including shops, bars and a gym) and other income including club and society membership and sponsorship income. They are supported by a shared finance function, which operates across two Union sites.


We are looking for a resourceful, determined and committed individual to take on the Finance Manager role for both Unions, within the shared finance function.


Reporting to the Deputy Chief Executive and external Finance Director (part-time, technical support role), the Finance Manager will act as the senior point of contact within the Finance team and be responsible for managing a team of three finance staff – as well as being a key point of contact with key external stakeholders, including the external auditors, external payroll and pension providers, banks and HMRC.


The right candidate will have substantial experience in key and specific areas, gained in either the public, private or voluntary sector. They should have demonstrable experience of managing teams and working with non-finance staff (including budget holders).


We are specifically looking for individuals with good all-round accounting experience - in particular in preparing budgets and management accounts, managing accounts processes using Sage Line 50. A sound working knowledge of accounting concepts (including accruals accounting principles and VAT), and strong inter-personal and managerial capabilities, are key requirements for this role.


This is an exciting opportunity to join a developing and dynamic organisation and to develop your skills and knowledge.


To apply, please send a CV and cover letter to by 5pm on Friday 6th February.


Interviews will be held in mid-February (on a date to be confirmed).


Closing date: 5pm, Friday 6th February

Interviews: TBC

Part-time Positions

Student Staff Focus Teams – Communications Assistant

Hours: 5 – 10 hours per week (zero hour contract) during term 1 and term 2
Salary: £8.80 per hour
LSESU has launched a Focus Team Scheme to support our top performing teams. The scheme promotes elite sport at LSE by providing strength & conditioning sessions, additional funding for top coaches, sports psychology workshops, and top-level kit for five AU Clubs that display skill, advanced potential, and exemplary sportsmanship.
We are looking for a student staff Communications Assistant to support the promotion of LSESU Sport successes, with particular focus on the Focus Teams. The successful candidate will attend matches on a weekly basis and lead on the reporting of Focus Team news, which will include match reports, social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc), photography, filming, and blogging. Availability to travel to London-based sporting venues on Wednesdays is essential. Experience with sportswriting and operating a variety of photography equipment is desirable.
To apply for this role, please send your CV, a copy of the Equal Opportunities form, a sample of your written work (no more than 500 words), and a short description on why you would be good for this role (no more than 100 words) to
If you have any queries about this role that are not covered in the documentation available, please email Erin Walters or call 02071075190. 
Closing Date: Friday 23rd January
Interview Date: Tuesday 27th January  





The Union is committed to equal opportunity in employment and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.


The Union aims to pursue equal opportunities by taking positive action within the law to facilitate participation of groups discriminated against by society. Therefore, the Equal Opportunities Code of Practice of the Union includes employment in that the only consideration in recruitment, training, appraisal, promotion and general treatment of employees must be how the genuine requirements of the post are met, or are likely to be met, by the person under consideration. The Union must ensure that once these requirements are met no regard should be taken of gender, trans status, appearance, ethnicity, nationality, regional or racial origin, age, class, disability, religious or political beliefs, sexual orientation, family circumstances, health, including HIV status, or trade union membership.