Finance Assistant for Law firm

Recruiter
Katie Bard
Location
Birmingham
Salary
18000.0000
Posted
14 May 2017
Closes
13 Jun 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client based in Birmingham is a national law firm looking to recruit a Finance Assistant for the purposes of a 12 month fixed term contract.

This is a full-time role and reports to the Deputy Finance Operations Manager. The role is to:

  • undertake general cashiering tasks supporting the wider Finance team as required.

  • be a link with, and pro-actively support other departments

  • Assist in processing client transactions in accordance

  • Daily banking of client and office monies.

  • Assisting with credit card transactions.

  • Running and collating reports required by the finance team and others.

  • Issue of client and office cheques.

  • Prepare CHAPS payments and other transfers of funds.

  • Make authorised transfers between designated client accounts and client account.

  • Input and maintain correct accounting data on the computing system, observing current procedures for authorisation.

  • Check firm bills submitted to the finance team and follow through current procedures for eventual posting of bills to the accounts system.

  • Advise in correct accounting procedures, and provide assistance and information in financial areas to enable fee earners to perform their client work.

  • Assist in the completion of regular bank reconciliations and the posting of necessary corrections.

  • Answer queries from clients, banks and other work related institutions.

  • Produce reports as required from the accounting system.

Applicants must have 6 GCSE Grade A to C grades including English and Maths. Applicants must have previous Accounts/Finance Administration experience with a law firm or other professional services.

Katie Bard is acting as an agency and is an equal oppportunties employer