Finance Assistant

This successful UK law firm based near Holborn are currently looking to recruit a Finance Executive to join their Accounts Department on an interim to perm basis.

You will be an experienced Legal Cashier / Accounts Payable Clerk with good all round legal accounting experience as well as ideally having experience of using Aderant.

You will support with all day to day transactional AP and cashier functions, as well as assisting with management reporting. This role will see you directly support the Head of Finance;

  • Banking of Client & Office Account receipts and updating ledgers
  • Dealing with Client & Office account payment requests including electronic cheque printing
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Dealing with transfers of funds between accounts and matters
  • Processing supplier invoices and arranging supplier payments
  • Dealing with staff expenses
  • Dealing with petty cash transactions
  • Dealing with queries from the fee earning departments
  • Helping to keep department filing up to date
  • Assisting with other ad-hoc tasks as required

Essential Candidate Requirements

  • Accounting Degree; AAT or equivalent work experience
  • Previous experience of a cashiering role in a law firm
  • Able to deal with internal and external clients
  • Strong sense of urgency and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of Solicitors' Account Rules and VAT principles