Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Reed Accountancy
Location
Sidcup
Posted
07 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client is a well established Solicitor firm who are looking for a Legal Cashier to start as soon as possible.
This role is a full time permanent role paying between £16,000 to £18,000 depending on experience.

Job Description:
Reporting to the Senior Partner, the role will involve working alongside three legal cashiers and overseeing Office and Client account administration.

Daily responsibilities include:
• To oversee Credit Control
• Legal Aid billing / enquiries
• Prepare, check and monitor all monthly payroll processes
• Bank, petty cash, credit cards and expenses reconciliations
• Sales and purchase ledgers
• Bank reconciliations for client account on a daily basis
• To process month/year end reports and accounts
• To ensure that all legislations are complied with
• Processing payments including Chaps & BACs
• Monthly compliance reporting to COFA/COLP and partners
• Assisting with and overseeing:
o the production of Office and Client account cheques
o the processing Office and Client account receipts
o the processing Client to Office transfers
o the review of all completion statements
o the posting of invoices, file disbursements and bills
• Monitoring residual client balances
• Production of time and billing reports
• Assisting with the firm’s archiving requirements, when necessary
• Other ad-hoc duties

Person Specification
• The successful candidate will have knowledge of Sage accounts
• be fully computer literate with advanced Excel skills
• be willing to work additional hours as required at busy periods.
• be conversant with the Solicitors’ Accounts Rules and VAT Regulations
• preferably be part qualified (CIMA/ACCA).

• You will have awareness of COFA duties and responsibilities,
• be highly organised with excellent written and verbal communication skills and have the ability to work to strict deadlines.
• Proactive with an eye for detail, and who can communicate well with their immediate colleagues.
• Experience of Partner4Windows (Tikit) would be advantageous.
• be willing to work additional hours as required at busy periods.

If you meet the above criteria, please apply now!

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