Our client is an American Law firm with offices in 10 cities worldwide. They lead the industry in International Dispute Resolution and represent many high profile corporations.
They are seeking a dynamic Accounts Payable Assistant to join them on a permanent basis. This person will be responsible for Accounts Payable, Expenses, providing support to legal cashiering and undertaking billing responsibilities.
Ensure all invoices have been coded and authorised in line with policy.
Ensure the accuracy of the purchase ledger at all times.
Manage and process employee expenses claims.
Assist in all billing duties, including drafting and processing bills.
Provide Attorneys with billing information on request.
Follow up with Partners to investigate outstanding WIP.
Ensure supplier statements are reconciled against the purchase ledger on a monthly basis.
Deal with queries from suppliers.
Monthly reconciliation of nominal ledger accounts.
Post all daily office bank transactions to include bi-monthly payment runs, direct debits and cheques.
Maintain the office cheque register.
Reconcile the office credit card from the monthly statement.
Minimum 2 years’ Accounts Payable experience in a Law Firm or Professional Services Firm
Strong Excel skills
Strong numerical skills
Familiar with SRA Accounts Rules
Knowledge of VAT
Ability to work unsupervised and maintain flexibility with work assignments and schedule
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 vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.