Legal Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
The Law Society of Scotland
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
£24,000
Posted
11 Nov 2017
Closes
15 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Law Society of Scotland is the professional body for over 11,000 Scottish solicitors and was established in 1949. We have an overarching objective of leading legal excellence, and strive to excel and to be a world-class professional body, understanding and serving the needs of our members and the public. We set and uphold standards to ensure the provision of excellent legal services and ensure the public can have confidence in Scotland’s legal profession. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a SOLAS-qualified Legal Accounts Assistant with experience in a solicitor’s cashroom and an understanding of the application of the Society’s Accounts Rules. The Interventions team acts to safeguard clients and the Profession in certain cases where solicitor firms cease to practise. The successful candidate will contribute to the delivery of Judicial Factory and Interventions work within Court and team deadlines. In addition to being SOLAS-qualified, experience of Trust & Executry accounting would be advantageous. To deliver this role successfully, the candidate should be well organised and have good communication skills both on the telephone and in writing. The candidate must demonstrate a flexible approach to changing priorities; team player; and an ability to manage own workload. The post involves some unsociable hours and occasional overnight stays. As an organisation our Values are Respect, Openness, Progress, Inclusion and Integrity. We strive to embed these in all our interactions with colleagues, members, stakeholders and members of the public. This vacancy will close at Noon on Friday 24 November 2017. To find out more information on this vacancy please click on apply now to be directed to the Society's website. Please note that only applications submitted in the correct format will be considered. No CVs or agencies please.