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Assistant Accountant

Posted 31 January by Fresh Recruitment Easy Apply Ended

Our client, a market leading, top 100 UK law firm are looking for an Assistant Accountant on a permanent basis.

An opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Accountant to join the Neurolaw department. This role would involve working within the Court of Protection Unit, which is a specialist unit dedicated to dealing with the management of the property and financial affairs of people who lack the ability to deal with these themselves. The Unit also manages the financial affairs of individuals who require a Trust as they have been assessed as being able to manager their own affairs.

Our Court appointed deputy, works closely with families and carers as well as other professionals in dealing with the day management of client’s finances. We ensure that contact and liaison is maintained and decisions taken by us in any clients best interests are understood.

Supporting Andrew Harding this team, you will be responsible for managing the day to day finances of approximately 135 individuals to include:

  • Managing bank accounts via the internet banking system
  • Managing cash flow
  • Checking and supervising the Annual Accounts that are submitted to the Court of Protection
  • Liaising with Independent Financial Advisors (IFA’s) in relation to the investment of funds
  • Billing files
  • Arranging payments and purchases

Applications are welcomed from candidates who have experience of managing financial accounts, have used banking and accounting systems and are competent users of Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and databases.

The successful candidate will need to be highly numerate, methodical, accurate and be able to work as part of a dedicated team who are committed to working with clients and their families to ensure their particular needs and requirements are met and that the client's has the maximum independence that is possible.

AAT qualification would be advantageous but it is not a prerequisite for this role.

Reference: 34361726

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