Experienced Accounts Assistant

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

Are you an Experienced Accounts Assistant looking for a change of Company our Solicitors based in Milton Keynes are looking for someone to join their Accounts team. If You have worked fora Legal company this would be a advantage but not essential.

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.