Accounts Assistant

Legal Finance
Accounts Assistants
City of London
£23,000 per annum
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Company Profile
A leading litigation practice base in the City of London. They are leaders in their field and have Corporate and private clients in the UK and abroad. They are excellent employers and offer exceptional prospects for those wishing to advance their career.

Outline of role
Responsible for the purchase ledger, counsel and expenses payment processes, client bank receipts plus other accounts admin duties.

The successful candidate will have 1 years experience of working within an accounts department dealing either within a Professional services firm but ideally a Law firm either as a purchase ledger clerk, and accounts assistant or legal cashier.
A knowledge of SAR’s, have a friendly personality and be an enthusiastic worker willing to assist in a varied role. An AAT studier or somebody who would like to take this examination.
A fantastic opportunity for the right candidate

Day to day duties
Purchase Ledger and Expenses
-Accurate coding and posting of general purchase ledger invoices onto the accounts system.
-Dispatching and tracking supplier invoices internally for authorisation and billing onto clients.
-Dealing with supplier queries/issues as they arise.
-Monthly reconciliation of purchase ledger accounts to supplier statements, including professional disbursements.
-Posting and monitoring employee expense claims.
-Posting and controlling counsel and expert fee notes in a timely manner.
-Maintaining and setting up supplier records.
-Maintaining and setting up BACS templates for suppliers.
-Reconciliation and posting of company credit card receipts against statements.
-Initiating payment runs by cheque, BACS and TT.
-Nominal payments.
-Distribution of petty cash/foreign currency.
-Banking and Client Receipts
-Regular review of online banking.
-Identification and allocation of incoming office and client receipts.
-Preparing and processing client related payments, and obtaining appropriate authorisation.
-Bank reconciliations assistance when required.
-Inter-bank transfers.
-Banking and other admin duties, including daily filing.
-Assisting the Senior Legal Cashier, especially during annual audits.
-Preparation of analysis and running reports for the Senior Legal Cashier, Accounts Manager and Director of Finance as necessary.

To Apply
Please email your up to date CV stating your current salary, notice period & salary sought

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within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we
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Adept Recruitment Ltd encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds.
Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability
to work in the UK. Adept Recruitment Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment
& an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment
Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.
Adept Recruitment is a Recruitment Agency and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its

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