Recruitment Solutions Folkestone Ltd are now recruiting for an experienced an Accounts Processor ideally from a legal background for our highly respectable and well know client in East Kent, based in their Canterbury Branch.
Initially this will be fixed term for up to 12 months initially, but could progress to a permanent position depending on my client’s needs, Full time £20,000.
All About the Role!
Print and sort transaction instructions sent via e-mail to Accounts Forms & Accounts GPIC Forms and distribute to team as appropriate. To accurately input all client/office credits, debits and transfers, with occasional nominal postings;
To handle all property transactions - checking of completion statements, keying of payments onto Bankline, checking of back-up documents and that all internal procedures have been followed. Be the main firm contact point for distribution of payment codes.
Check 'office account in credit’ reports and 'office suspense account’ reports daily and take corrective action if required.
Maintain Bankline CHAPS/Faster Payments templates for all regular payees, adding and removing as necessary. Take Visa/Mastercard payments over the telephone and produce receipts for both fee earners and clients.
Assist Accounts Manager in weekly Cashiers’ report to ensure all transfers are made within 14 day limit. Respond to queries from fee earners and secretaries; providing support and training as required or escalate to Accounts Manager as appropriate.
To produce cheques and sort for second signature where necessary and send to correct branch. Annual archiving of accounts records and update of manual records. Process petty cash reconciliations for all branches.
Assist Accounts Manager with the control and postings of all accounts for GPIC on both Videss & Sage. Processing credit card statements in the absence of the Accounts Manager.
Provide cover for the purchase ledger postings in the absence of the Accounts Manager. Provide cover for the production of the Business Cash flow in the absence of the Accounts Manager.
To complete such tasks as required to support the Accounts Department, including filing, photocopying, and other general office duties. To process all transactions speedily and accurately in accordance with SAR’s, Anti Money Laundering and Cyber Crime policies and procedures
All About You!
Ideally Relevant recent accounts experience gained from within the legal industry
Ideally Institute of Legal Cashiers Diploma
Good all round education; both literate and numerate
Specialist Skills/ Ability/Knowledge
Applied working knowledge of Solicitors Accounts Rules
Ideally familiar with practice management system
Strong ability to balance priorities in order to meet sometimes demanding deadlines.
Attention to accuracy and detail
Regrettably, we are currently unable to consider any speculative CV’s, please only apply if you fully match the skills and experience required. If you have not had contact from us within 72 hours of your application, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.