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Legal Accounts Assistant

  • Location:

    Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Brook Street Newcastle

  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

  • Job ref:

    NWC/483710_1650450455

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    1/06/2022

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Job Description

Do you have a strong accounts background? and would like to be trained in a different area? are you looking for a career change within accounts?

Brook Street are supporting a law firm based in the North East who are looking to recruit a legal accounts assistant, you will be trained in the following areas;

  • Knowledge of Solicitor Account Rules
  • Processing Legal Aid payments
  • Processing land registry, court fee, and other ad-hoc matter related statements
  • Dealing with fee earner queries and requests

You must have experience in the following;

  • Processing TT/CHAPs, BACS & Faster payments via electronic banking
  • Posting bills
  • Checking completion statements
  • Posting and printing cheques
  • Preparing banking
  • Inter account transfers

Additional duties will include:

  • Residual Client account balances
  • Supplier invoices and payments
  • Company expenses claims
  • Assisting with month end reports
  • Issuing Petty Cash
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Attention to detail & strong numeracy skills
  • Maintaining effective communications with clients and colleagues
  • Excellent IT skills

Advantagous not essetntial

  • Experience working as a Legal Cashier
  • Knowledge of SRA Accounts Rules and VAT rules

Click apply!

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