Legal Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Spectrum Recruitment - Milton Keynes
Location
Milton Keynes
Salary
20000.0000
Posted
12 Feb 2017
Closes
12 Mar 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Are you a Legal Accounts Assistant looking for a change of Company our Solicitors based in Milton Keynes are looking for someone to join their Accounts team.

Lots of Benefits with the company salary up to £23k depending on experience

Essential:

  • High academics in Maths and English
  • Ability to work within a pressurised environment and keep to tight deadlines.
  • Confidence and ability to communicate at senior levels and to liaise with all parties both internal and external

Desirable:

  • Previous experience within an Accounts department
  • Experience within a law firm
  • Familiar with reporting and investigating queries
  • Working knowledge of VAT

Advantageous experience:

  • Understanding of the SRA Accounts Rules
  • Legal Accounts Software ("Elite" would be a particular advantage)
  • Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, Access)
  • Experience in dealing with bank account transactions
  • Knowledge of online banking systems

Key Skills

Candidates from all accounts related backgrounds will be considered for this role irrespective of level of experience.

Ability to draft simple correspondence unsupervised

  • Attention to detail and accuracy with numerical data
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to develop a good rapport with all internal and external clients
  • Team player able to fit into a friendly but busy unit
  • Excellent organisational ability with a friendly but professional attitude
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines particularly at month end and financial year end
  • Confidently produce accounts related documents (i.e. cheques etc) and related information
  • Ability to respect confidentiality of work carried out.