Senior Contracts and Payment Officer


London College of Communication
LCC - Elephant and Castle, London UK
Full time
College Office

14 April 2021 23:55

23 April 2021
£34,943 - £42,914

The LCC Senior Contracts and Payments Officer role is part of the London College of Communications (LCC) Finance Team which provides financial information and support to stakeholders across the College.

The purpose of the role is to manage the administration of contracts for the provision of specialist or additional teaching hours, ensuring that the contract terms, account coding and payment details are correct and that contracts are signed and recorded on a timely basis.

The role includes development of processes to improve the efficiency of the contracting process, and to deliver reporting and analysis to LCC stakeholders as required.  

Day to day activities will be varied with a key focus on teamwork and proactive and continuous improvement of contracting practices in line with University and regulatory guidelines. 

London College of Communication is a pioneering world leader in creative communications education. With the communications sector constantly evolving at a rapid speed, we work at the cutting edge of new thinking and developments to prepare our students for successful careers in the creative industries of the future. Our course provision reflects the breadth of expertise housed within the most diverse creative agency including: journalism, advertising, PR and publishing; photography; film, television and sound; communications and media; graphic communication; spatial communication; design cultures; and interactive and visual communication.

We are looking for a professional with extensive experience in process improvement in a data driven environment (finance/payroll/IT) combined with financial monitoring and reporting skills and the appropriate level of knowledge of the associated regulatory framework (e.g. IR35).

The successful candidate will need to keep up to date with new finance and payroll developments and be able to proactively identify and resolve complex issues as they arise.  

This is a crucial role within a very busy department, therefore the successful candidate will need to be able to demonstrate strong attention to detail and an ability to work under pressure.  Previous higher education experience will be an advantage.

If you have any general queries, you may contact Lesley Wilkins, Staffing Administrator,

UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

This opportunity is closed to applications.