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Accounts Payable Clerk

Legal Finance
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Salary Description:
£26000-£35000-Per Annum +
Career Legal
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This client is a leading American law firm with 20 offices around the globe employing over 1200 lawyers. The London office is their European hub and is a vibrant and busy place to work.

The firm has an extensive benefits package that includes and non-contributory pension scheme, private medical insurance, season ticket loan and good holiday entitlement.

They have recently moved to stunning, specious new offices.


* Processing input of purchase ledger invoices, ensuring correct codes are used and appropriate approvals have been given
* Dealing with Barclaycard, including payment and posting of statements to 3E
* Dealing with Reed & Mackay (Travel Agents) in a timely and efficient manner
* Accounts payable - working as part of the team to cover:
* Preparing vendor and ad-hoc payment requests
* Preparing file uploads for certain charges (meals, taxis, conference calls)
* Respond to internal queries from employees and external vendors providing additional information when requested
* Operating petty cash and foreign currency requests
* Distributing incoming internal post on frequent basis
* Assisting with review of expenses on Chrome River against firm policy and the processing of payments on a weekly basis
* Filing, archiving, photocopying, answering phones, and other ad-hoc tasks when required
* Prepare BACs payment runs and ad-hoc cheque requests
* Processing and payment of invoices and raising of intercompany invoices for the Properties company
* Cashiering - working as part of the team to cover:
* Performing of daily bank reconciliations and other checks
* Payment of counsel fees
* Managing direct debit payments including posting to 3E
* Preparing the monthly office & client bank reconciliations
* Processing receipts and payments in/out of the client account
* Update & reconcile the client account cashbook
* Provide support as required across the department
* Awareness and understanding of SAR, AML and ABC in duties performed

Candidate Profile

* Experience with Elite 3E
* Knowledge of SRA rules
* One to two years of accounts payable experience within professional services, ideally within a law firm
* Computer literate (Excel, Word) with good analytical and reconciliation skills
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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.

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