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Accounts Assistant

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

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
Legal Cashier

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.


* 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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