Finance Assistant

Finance Assistant

Guildford

£25,000

Permanent

My client, a prestigious law firm with an enviable reputation, is seeking to recruit an experienced Finance Assistant to join their finance team of nine.

The role will initially involve all aspects of client accounting and purchase ledger. Reporting to the Finance Supervisor there will be scope to broaden responsibilities over time.

Responsibilities:-

  • Client Bank Reconciliation – daily and monthly (including currency accounts)
  • Logging incoming cheques and preparing paperwork for banking
  • Processing cheques for both office and client bank accounts
  • Processing invoices
  • Monitoring client account transactions and posting transactions to the client account and matter ledgers
  • Assisting with purchase ledger through Concur invoicing
  • Petty cash reconciliation and re-imbursement
  • Processing payment of staff season ticket loan requests
  • General ad-hoc support to legal departments
  • Overseeing the deposit accounts including processing requests for investments & withdrawals, maintaining spreadsheet of accounts and updating records
  • Updating client account balances report on the Intranet every fortnight
  • Preparing and distributing aged WIP and disbursement reports
  • Filing of Money Market and Escrow account statements
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 GCSEs including English and Maths at Grade B or above and have experience within a finance department.

You will be proficient in the use of Word and Excel and will be generally IT literate as well as being highly numerate with an excellent level of accuracy. Additional attributes include effective organisational skills and the ability to prioritise and meet deadlines.

 

 

To apply for this job email your details to linda.smith@rgsrecruitment.co.uk.