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Legal Accounts Supervisor

Finance & Accounting
£50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: benefits
25-11-2020 03:12 PM
All London
Legal Accounts Supervisor
£50,000 - £55,000

You must have experience within a Legal firm and understand Solicitors' Accounts Rules (SARs).

My client, a progressive legal firm based in the heart of the City, is looking for an experienced Legal Accounts Supervisor. You will have previous experience in a supervisor/manager role within the accounts department of a law firm and have a strong knowledge of Solicitor’s Accounts Rules (SARs).  


  • Supervising the accounts team and working closely with the Practice Manager
  • Overseeing all checks within the department including bank account details, accounts postings, office credit checks and AML and source of funds checks
  • Monitoring and managing supplier payments, client balances daily checks, system controls and maintenance  
  • Maintaining direct debits
  • Authorisation and checking of all payments & monitoring reconciliations
  • Client account reconciliation and all banking needs and queries
  • Month end routine balancing and checking
  • VAT quarterly submission arranging financing for the same when due
  • Year-end accountant assistance and supply of all information as required
  • Aged debtors review
  • Dealing with consultants’ invoices monthly checks or as and when issued based on contracted terms / also commission and bonus payments as and when they are due
  • Induction training to new joiners on accounts procedures
  • Quarterly review on residual balances
  • Monitoring the undertakings register
  • Overseeing file closure or any leavers where ledgers are not cleared
  • Management reporting and keeping of all records
  • Producing reports as and when needed
  • Dealing with charge out rates and activity type maintenance in the database
  • Policy changes in accordance with Standards and Regulations


  • 2+ years’ experience within a similar role in a legal firm
  • Previous supervision experience of employees within an accounts department
  • Knowledge of SAR’s and legal account processes
  • High accuracy and attention to detail
  • Organised and reliable
  • Strong time management skills

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