Junior Legal Accounts Assistant

Posted 10 October by Law Support
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We are currently recruiting for a Legal Cashier Assistant to join a very successful UK law firm based near Chancery Lane. You will be currently studying the AAT Level 2 paper and ideally have 12 months legal cashier or transactional accounts experience in a professional organisation, looking to progress your career in legal finance. This position will see you working in a busy accounts team, reporting into the Cashier Supervisor, duties include;

  • Processing electronic payments, recording on accounts system and inputting on online banking platform and ensuring subsequent release of payment by authorised persons
  • Processing and payment of expenses
  • Processing cheque requests, printing, having these signed by authorised persons and distributing accordingly
  • Entering Court Fees onto account system, as per weekly invoice
  • Entering Land Registry and Search Flow invoices onto accounts system, as per daily invoices
  • Entering courier and taxis onto system
  • Ordering Foreign Currency and making relevant postings
  • Managing firms credit cards, posting subsequent transactions, reconciling and posting direct debits
  • Scanning of remittances to relevant fee/earner secretaries
  • Managing petty cash transactions and subsequent reconciliation thereof
  • Responding to fee earners and support staff
  • Opening and distributing internal post to the finance team
  • Maintenance of Office Account Team inbox

Experience/skills required:

  • 12 months experience in accounts payable, ideally within a legal accounts department
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Confident communications skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, ie Excel
  • Exposure to billing software would be an advantage

For further details contact Neil Hagan quoting ref. NH-JLC-10.10.18

Required skills

  • Accounts Payable
  • Law Firm
  • Reconciliation
  • Cashiering
  • Legal Accounts

Reference: 35265373

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