Junior Legal Accounts Administrator

Recruiter
Alexander Mae (Bristol) Ltd
Location
Bristol, Avon
Salary
18000.0000
Posted
11 Jun 2017
Closes
11 Jul 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Company:

Our client is a successful and growing legal firm with a head office based in Bristol and other offices based around the South West and Wales. Their clients include those local to the South West and Wales, UK national clients and international clients. They are proud of their highly experienced and knowledgeable lawyers.

The Job:

We are delighted to be assisting them with their need for a Junior Legal Accounts Administrator. This role is to assist the Accounts Manager with performing the cashier function in accordance with the current Solicitors Accounts Rules.


Responsibilities will include:

Deal with receipts Banking; Client Account bank reconciliation; stop out of date or lost cheques; client to office transfers, client to disbursement transfers, post bills; High volumes of Electronic payments using Lloyds Link, disbursement postings; issue client and office account cheques Process cheques received and banking; re-order paying in books and supply to fee earners as required; file bank statements and reports

Possible transfers; application of client account credit interest; client ledger housekeeping to deal with aged client balances; monitor and respond to emails in the Accounts inbox deal with queries and provide assistance where possible

The Person:

For this role, it is essential you have gained some experience in legal cashing (some experience is very much considered for this role) as well as:

• A well organised individual who can work accurately under pressure when required

• A Good Knowledge of current Solicitors Accounts Rules

• Able to work as part of a team and provide support for other team members

• Confident with computerised accounts, case management, email, spreadsheets and online banking

• Institute of Legal Cashiers membership (desirable)

• Accountancy procedures

• Great communication skills

The Benefits:

20 days plus bank holidays and car parking

The Location:

Clifton, Central Bristol (no car parking

The Hours:

Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm

The Salary:

£18,000 - £20,000