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Daniel Marlow

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For more information call Daniel Marlow on 01926 699276

Legal Accounts Assistant

Job Details

Accountancy & Finance
£28,000 to £32,000

Job Description

Our client is a reputable business based in Warwickshire that offers a range of legal services and advice, the company are known for their friendly and collaborative nature. They offer progressive careers as well as supporting charities to help the local communities. They are currently recruiting for a Legal Cashier/Accounts Assistant to join their esteemed finance team. The ideal candidate will have previous accounts experience in a legal practice. You will be responsible for supporting the Accounts Manager with the ledgers and daily bank reconciliations. In return, the business will look after you with a fantastic career platform and a genuine opportunity to progress further.
Main Responsibilities:

  • Print daily bank statements and export the previous day’s records
  • Perform bank reconciliations for client and office accounts
  • Regularly check and action posting slips on the practice management system
  • Verify bank details for client payments by matching details with email evidence and through verbal confirmation with fee earners/partners
  • Input BACS and TT instructions onto the online banking system for authorisation
  • Check for office and client receipts on the online banking system
  • Process and print office and client cheques, obtaining signatures from authorised partners
  • Calculate interest due to clients upon enquiries from fee earners
  • Process and bank received cheques (both client and office) at the local branch
  • Obtain authorisation to pay supplier invoices and input invoices to the Purchase Ledger
  • Prepare payment runs of supplier invoices for onward authorisation
  • Handle credit and debit card payments from client telephone calls
  • Prepare staff expenses for payroll and post costs to the ledgers
  • Prepare the monthly partner credit card statement, posting the expenses to the appropriate accounts

Key Skills & Experience:

  • Previous experience of working in a law firm
  • Previous experience of working in accounts
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks throughout the day essential
  • Polite and courteous telephone manner
  • Ability to learn new systems (practice management system, banking portals etc)
  • Professional attitude required for a respected professional service firm
  • Accuracy and attention to finer details e.g. checking the postings into correct ledgers with supportive narrative

Additional Information:

  • Hybrid working 3/2 
  • Private healthcare.
  • Eye care scheme.
  • 32 days Annual Leave

To express interest in this promising role, kindly forward your latest CV, detailing your present or most recent remuneration package and any notice period you might have. For a discreet, detailed discussion about the role, you can reach out to Daniel Marlow at 01926 699276.

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