Accounts Assistant

  • Location
    Liverpool, Merseyside
  • Salary
    £ 20000 - £ 26000 / Year
  • Job type
  • Industry
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Accounts Assistant

As an Account Assistant you will be providing support to the team & department to operate at optimum efficiency. This will include but will not be limited to the main responsibilities given below. You are expected to use a high degree of self-management and initiative.

Location: Liverpool

Role: full-time

Hours: Monday-Thursday 9-5:30pm, Friday 9-5pm

Key tasks include

  • Posting office and client receipts to the accounts system

  • Knowledge of Indigo system

  • Managing and posting invoices/bills

  • Processing money transfers between company bank accounts

  • Preparing and executing CHAPS and BACS receipts and payment

  • Data entry (payment details,cards)

  • Dealing with weekly bank reconciliations

  • Preparing cheques

  • Dealing with internal and external enquires

  • Ensuring compliance at all times with the Solicitors' Accounts Rules

  • Filing all transaction paperwork promptly and other administrative duties

  • Assisting with preparation for Solicitors Accounts Rules (SAR) audits, Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) audits and other quality audits as required

  • Preparing monthly reports for directors as and when required

  • Obtaining billing guides for fee earners when requested

  • Co-operating with all other relevant personnel/departments as necessary

  • Attending any training or development activity as reasonably requested by the director

Skills and experience:

  • A minimum of 1 year's Xero accounts experience, preferably obtained in a solicitor's office who be preferred.

  • Experience of using legal accounting software, bank electronic payment software and BACS payment software is essential.

  • High word-processing and audio-typing skills

  • IT literacy

  • Confident and organised individual who is able to work on their own initiative

  • Great time management

  • Familiar with Microsoft Office and case management systems

  • Strong communication & interpersonal skills

  • Attention to detail

  • A good working knowledge of the Solicitors Account Rules

Please apply to this advert if you feel you have the skills and experience!

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