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Accounts Payable and Cashiering Assistant

Job Term:
Legal Finance
Salary Description:
Competitive salary and benefits
Joseph Hage Aaronson
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The Role

The role is responsible for the accurate and timely processing of all Accounts Payable and Legal Cashiering transactions within the firm. The role reports into the Financial Controller and works closely with the two Revenue Controllers in the team.

The culture of the Firm means that we demand the best from all of our staff.  In this role attention to detail and accuracy is key and an in-depth knowledge of best practice is essential.  

Key Tasks 

Accounts Payable
  • Obtaining Authorisations and Posting Invoices
  • Posting Expenses
  • Reconciling Supplier Statements
  • Payment Runs
  • Responding to internal and external queries
  • Maintaining filing system
Legal Cashiering
  • Posting Receipts and Payments
  • Identifying, and appropriately dealing with client monies
  • Adding Disbursements to matters
  • Preparing cheques
  • Petty Cash
  • Bank Reconciliations
  • Ensuring solicitors accounts rules are adhered to
  • General finance office support
  • Provide support to other staff in the team, as required
  • Ad hoc queries
  • Process improvement
Skills and experience
  • A strong academic record, preferably a 2:1 (or equivalent) undergraduate degree.
  • At least 2 years of Accounts Payable/Cashiering experience, preferably gained within the legal sector.
  • A good understanding of the Solictors Accounts Rules.
  • Experience of Practice Management Systems. 
  • A good understanding of VAT.
  • A good understanding of basic bookkeeping and double-entry.
  • An excellent standard of written and spoken English.
  • Hard working and organised with an ability to prioritise and meet tight deadlines.
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and maintain a positive outlook even when placed under pressure.
  • Must keep firm matters confidential.
  • Excellent IT skills, especially in Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook. 


Depending on experience and the candidate’s history, the salary on offer is negotiable.

Way of applying for this role

Please apply with a CV and Covering letter to clearly explaining why you are interested in our firm, the role on offer and why you believe you are suitable for this role.

Due to the high volume of CVs, we can only respond to applicants that have been successfully chosen for interview.

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