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Accounts Assistant

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    Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

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    about 1 month ago

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Job Description

Fantastic opportunity for a person with a strong accounts background who is wanting to develop their career within the Legal sector! - Full training given

Brook Street are supporting a client law form based in the North East who are looking to recruit a legal accounts assistant with experience working in a accounts role.

Knowledge of the Solicitor Accounts Rules.Membership of ILFM an advantage - However this will be taught.

You will have responsibility for :

o Processing TT/CHAPs, BACS & Faster payments via electronic banking
o Processing Legal Aid payments
o Daily bank reconciliations
o Posting bills
o Checking completion statements
o Posting and printing cheques
o Preparing banking
o Inter account transfers

Additional duties will include:
o Residual Client account balances
o Supplier invoices and payments
o Company expenses claims
o Assisting with month end reports
o Processing land registry, court fee, and other ad-hoc matter related statements
o Dealing with fee earner queries and requests
o Issuing Petty Cash

Person Specification

o Knowledge of SRA Accounts Rules and VAT rules
o Ability to prioritise workload
o Attention to detail & strong numeracy skills
o Maintaining effective communications with clients and colleagues
o Excellent IT skills

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