Finance Assistant Supervisor (6 months ftc)
London, United Kingdom
14d ago

We are looking for someone with experience of all legal accounts functions to join a friendly and close-knit accounts team at a high-

profile boutique law firm.

This role is a 6-month contract and will include the undertaking of supervisory duties.

Billing : (60%)

  • Circulating WIP reports
  • Coordinating Meetings with Partners and Fee Earners to assess and tidy the ledger balances
  • Reconciling Counsels’ fee notes and posting to ledgers
  • Drafting invoices and distributing them to relevant partners
  • Posting invoices to the system and allocating fees accordingly
  • Raising credit notes and posting them to the accounts system
  • Credit Control : (10%)

  • Monthly meetings with Partners to discuss aged debts.
  • Regular correspondence with clients to ensure invoices are settled within agreed timeframes.
  • Banking : (10%)

  • Preparing daily bank reconciliations
  • Processing incoming cheques and banking to both Client and Office accounts.
  • Paying unpaid disbursements, as and when funds received and according to SAR’s.
  • Purchase Ledger (10%)

  • Allocating invoices to correct nominal and posting onto Purchase Ledger system. Sending to relevant budget holder for approval.
  • Allocation of costs to client files.
  • Payment of invoices according to terms and conditions of the supplier. Posting payments through Purchase Ledger system.
  • Month End : (10%)

  • Reconciliation of VAT control accounts.
  • Check and reconcile month end reports and run month end processes by close of business on the first working day of the month.
  • Candidate Profile

  • Good knowledge of all accounts responsibilities within a legal environment
  • Microsoft Office competent word and excel
  • Knowledge of Partners for Windows’ is advantageous
  • Working knowledge of the SARs
  • Excellent communicator and team player
  • Supervisory experience would be advantageous
  • Important Notice

    It is Career Legal’s policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual candidates.

    If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained.

    Please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you.

    Career Legal is a Recruitment Agency and is advertising this permanentvacancy on behalf of one of its clients.

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