Assistant Accountant

Posted 22 February by Reed Accountancy Featured
Your new employer is a top 100 UK law firm and the largest Welsh law firm employing 700 staff in Cardiff and London. As Wales’s fastest growing law firm your new employer has recently embarked on a new strategy which will see it grow its workforce, client base and revenue in Wales, London and elsewhere in the UK. Recently the firm acquired a boutique property law firm in London, and made a number of strategic partner hires to grow its presence in the City.

Due to growth in the firm we have an opportunity for an assistant accountant to join the accounts team. The team are based in Cardiff and deal with all financial transactions on behalf of the firm.

Reporting directly to the firm’s Accountant, the role will cover a broad spectrum of duties to include -
• Posting of Journals
• Accounts/Spreadsheet Analysis
• Account Reconciliations
• Assist with SAR (Solicitors Accounts Rules) and other Audits
• Assisting Fee Earners with Client Balances
• Bank Reconciliations

The ideal candidate will hold accountancy or finance related degree or similar academic qualification to include AAT. They will be a quick learner with good numerical and administration skills.
The successful candidate will have experience of working with accounts up to trial balance and be particularly proficient with Microsoft Excel.

The ability to work to tight deadlines with periodic increases in workloads will be essential.

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Reference: 34537407

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