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Work With Us - Finance Assistant

Work With Us - Finance Assistant

Work With Us - Finance Assistant

9 May 2024
Interested in working for The Living Room Cinema? We are currently looking for a fantastic Finance Assistant to join our team. If you're interested in applying, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or apply via Indeed.


Part Time – 20 hours per week, £13.50 per hour.
The Living Room Cinema is a vibrant cinema company which has two cinemas, in Liphook and Chipping Norton.
A welcoming home from home at the heart of the community, we are a local cinema like you’ve never experienced before. We care about our surroundings, our environment, our experience and our people, but most of all we care about our guests.
We have an opportunity for a Finance Assistant to join our team to support the Financial Controller and wider management team with the financial aspects of running the business.
The Finance Assistant will be in charge of the day to day financial functions for our two cinemas, supplying information both internally and also to external creditors and service providers ranging from film studios to our payroll providers.
This is a part time role of 20 hours per week, spending roughly half of the time on each cinema.
The film business is quirky, fun and rewarding, and we are looking for someone with passion, personality and the desire to immerse themselves in the industry to join the team. We have seen rapid growth to date, opening two cinemas in our first 15 months, and so this role has guaranteed career progression as the company grows and opens additional cinemas. It would particularly suit an ambitious learner at the start of their finance career.


  • Processing invoices on Xero
  • Undertaking banking reconciliations on Xero
  • Raising invoices, remittance advices, credit notes and purchase orders
  • Supplying monthly payroll information to our accountants and responding to all queries
  • Sending out weekly box office returns to film studios and first point of call for all queries
  • Processing and making payments


  • Highly numerate with attention to detail, with at least 2 year’s experience in a finance environment
  • Knowledge of Xero, experienced with Microsoft Office (particularly Excel)
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Initiative and self-motivated
  • The ability to work under pressure and the ability to prioritise workload according to the needs of the business

Why Work for The Living Room Cinema?

Put simply, we will stive to be the best employer in the area. We want to be known for providing a rewarding and stimulating working environment, showing flexibility and understanding towards our employees. Our team are our second family, we are close-knit and supportive. Everyone, whatever their job role, will always get stuck in and be happy to help a colleague.
As well as competitive pay and a generous employer pension scheme, you can enjoy a range of other perks and benefits such as cinema tickets, a generous holiday allowance and other employee benefits, partnership offers and welfare packages.
Most of all though, we strongly believe that you should love what you do. We will make sure that it is always a pleasure to come to work and, like us, you will be proud to work for The Living Room Cinema.
Please send us a note outlining why you’d be a good fit for the role and a copy of your CV to:, or apply on Indeed. Please attach a cover letter.