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Accounts Assistant

Employer
CLD Recruitment
Location
Burn Bridge, Harrogate, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 14, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Legal Cashier
Harrogate
£26,000

Our client is an energetic and progressive legal business that believes in building good relationships that are based on an understanding of their clients' needs and aspirations.

Duties:

* Cashiering and accounts maintenance using the Firm's accountancy package (TFB/Partner for Windows)
* Process Banking and accounting transactions including reconciliations in accordance with and having good working knowledge of the Solicitors Accounts Rules November 2019.
* The preparation of cheques, bank payments and the processing of bank transfers on RBS Bankline as per the firms Policies and Solicitors accounts rules.
* Review and process Solicitors bills of costs and completion statements before conveyancing completion takes place. Processing receipts and payments on day of completion.
* Have knowledge of Purchase Ledger.
* The opening of new matters on the system and ensuring all due diligence (AML forms) are completed in accordance with the Firms Compliance manual.
* Administration of staff holidays (excel and holiday board plus white folder)
* Assist the Practice Manager with Month and Financial year end accounting procedures to include running, printing, and reviewing reports.
* Maintenance and administration of the Firm's petty cash system.
* Assist with preparation of the firm's VAT returns.
* Provide cover for the Practice Manager when on holiday.
* Contribute to maintaining a safe and healthy working environment.
* Contribute to maintaining and improving office procedures.
* To undertake specific training when required to do so and overall to have a responsibility towards self-development.
* Any other duties which from time to time are required by the firm.

Skills Required

* Strong interpersonal skills
* Strong word processing
* Literate, numerate and accurate
* Knowledge of the Solicitors Accounts Rules Nov 2019
* Previous experience as cashier in a Solicitors office

Desirable Skills

* Knowledge and experience with using Excel.
* AAT or ILFM qualified or part qualified for either professional body.
* Knowledge of the Firm's accounting software

CLD Recruitment (Leeds) Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. CLD Recruitment (Leeds) Ltd is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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