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Legal Accounts Assistant - knowledge of SARs

Finance & Accounting
£30000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits: +benefits
11-03-2021 10:12 AM
London, The City
LEGAL Accounts Assistant 
£30-32k pro rata depending on experience

You must have accounts 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 a dynamic and self-motivated individual to join their expanding team. You will have previous experience in a Finance/Accounts role within a law firm and have excellent communication, accompanied by strong Excel skills. 

The Role

  • Checking supplier invoices, professional disbursement invoices and expense claims to ensure compliance with firm's policies and procedures, supplier terms and to ensure that UK VAT, Solicitors Account Rules and firm policies are adhered to at all times;
  • Posting of invoices, disbursements and expense claims on the system;
  • Responding to supplier, employee and client financial queries in a timely and efficient manner;
  • Reconciling payments received into the firm’s client account;
  • Checking and approving invoices raised by fee earners;
  • Sending out invoices to clients and dealing with queries on the same from clients and fee-earners as necessary;
  • Assisting the Head of Accounts with residual balance issues/enquiries;
  • Assisting the Head of Accounts with money on account queries;
  • Dealing with file opening requests and file archiving;
  • Dealing with general user enquiries regarding the accounts system;
  • General day-to-day accounts duties and filing.

The Person

  • Good knowledge of the SARs and legal VAT is essential.
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Previous experience of a law firm is required.
  • Excellent Excel skills and good general IT skills are also required

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