Legal Sector Accounts Assistant 4 month Temporary Assignment

Adept Recruitment Ltd
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Reference: 28463

Company Profile

Prestigious US law firm based in the heart of the City. Truly a firm who nurtures all employees providing employees with the skills and tools to enrich careers.

Outline of role

Co-coordinating the firm’s cheque register, ensuring all cheques received by the firm are paid in on the day of receipt or the day after.

Daily checking of London and Brussels online banking to ensure all receipts are dealt

allocated and posted in a timely manner.

Ensuring any Not Yet Paid Disbursements included in invoices being paid are paid out on day of receipt or day after.

Co-ordination of third party currency invoices to be sent to Global Exchange and the posting into Aderant of the upload files that they return

Assisting in the monitoring of the approvals queue’s in Chrome River

Assisting in the reviewing client balances on a monthly basis and liaising with partners and clients to return or dispense funds.

Assisting in providing client monies ledger reports for fee earners.

Ordering of foreign currency for attorneys and managers from MoneyCorp.

Posting of Travel Advance requests in Aderant

Co-ordination of the returning of unused currency to MoneyCorp

Reconciliation of travel accounts including processing and posting of expenses and gain/loss.

Production of monthly personal account statements for electronic dispatch to employees.

Assisting in the preparation and posting of personal account bills and reconciliation of same.

Assisting the Revenue Controller in producing, checking and dispatching regular reminder

letters, statements and emails to clients in line with our policy and ensuring that all queries

and any requests for payment have been followed up in a timely manner, reporting any issues

Assisting with client requests for copy bills, bank details or requests for breakdowns as well as resolving queries directly with clients where necessary.

Entering and maintaining of notes in the Collections system.

Ensuring that your Collections notes are highlighted with a follow up/deadline date to ensure

that you can follow up within the correct time frame and also that your work can be monitored and followed up as necessary by other team members.

Opening and distributing the team post

Assisting the entire team with filing and scanning

Other ad hoc duties as required from time to time

To Apply

Please email your up to date CV stating your current salary, notice period & salary sought


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Adept Recruitment Ltd encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Adept Recruitment Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.