An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our clients friendly Accounts department. The department, comprising a Finance Manager, Senior Cashier, Accounts Assistant, Accounts Assistant and Credit Controller and an Archive Administrator, ultimately report into the Chief Financial Officer and provide competent and efficient financial services to the firm.

The role:

This role reports into the Finance Manager and would suit an individual with some previous experience in legal cashiering, or, a finance junior with a desire to develop their skillset.

Key responsibilities:

Processing outward CHAPS and Bacs payments
Allocation of client receipts
Bank reconciliations
Taking card payments from clients both via telephone and in person
Processing Purchase Ledger invoices on the accounts system
Posting of Office Disbursements including Land Registry, court fees, and other search fees
Banking client and office cheques/cash as and when required
Processing Counsel fee notes onto the purchase and relevant client ledgers
Monitoring and responding to queries within the Accounts shared inbox
Other Accounts administrative tasks as required
The successful applicant will be:

A good team player
Helpful and friendly, with a willing ‘can do’ attitude
Able to communicate with colleagues and clients of all levels
Professional and conscientious, taking pride in a job well done
Unafraid to ask for help
Skills and Qualifications:

GCSE (or equivalent) level education including Maths and English
Strong communication skills, both written and spoken
Excellent IT skills – our accounts and document management system is Partner for Windows (P4W), for which training will be provided.
Good organisational skills
Excellent attention to detail