Accounts Assistant

WC1X 8NL, London (Greater)
Up to 24,000
11 Jan 2018
06 Feb 2018
Contract type
Full time

We're in the business of telling great stories and making magic. We create amazing visual effects and sound design. We market, distribute and license our products and services around the world. We're constantly striving to push the envelope and work with the best talent in the industry.

The Lucas companies include Lucasfilm, Lucasfilm Animation, Industrial Light & Magic, Skywalker Sound and ILMxLab.  Industrial Light & Magic has Studios in San Francisco,Singapore, Vancouver, and London. 


Position Title:

Accounts Assistant


Reports To:

Senior Accountant







Position Summary


Assisting the Senior Accountant and Management Accountant with various tasks within the UK finance department The role is expected to grow as candidate becomes more experienced


Possibility of study support after 6 months


Primary Responsibilities and Accountabilities


% of Time


  • Coding supplier invoices for processing and assisting with obtaining management approvals


    Liaising with suppliers by phone and email with finance related queries


    Checking employee expense forms submissions




  • Processing payments using the company credit card


    Monthly credit card statement reconciliations




  • Reconciliation of employee holiday and TOIL balances


    Providing weekly travel and meals cost reports for show producers


    Other ad hoc tasks




  Key Peers or Relationships


Studio Coordinator

Department Managers

Show Producers

US Finance Team



Job Requirements


  Education / Experience:

  Ongoing financial education beneficial

  Required Skills / Competencies:

  Strong organizational skills

  Work effectively to deadlines

   Detail orientated


Preferred Skills / Competencies

Entry level financial admin experience a plus


Technical Skills

Microsoft Excel, Any financial software is advantageous


Physical Requirements

Time Spent on Computer (what percent of each day?)



Does the job require any lifting?  If yes, what is the maximum amount of pounds that will be lifted?



Does the job require a constant amount of standing, sitting, walking, etc?  If yes, what percent of each day?

Sitting – 100%


Does the job require any type of physical repetitive activity?  If yes, what is the activity and what percent of each day is it being done?


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