Finance Assistant

City of London, London
£25000 - £28000 per annum
21 Dec 2018
21 Jan 2019
Jake Pitts
Contract type
Full time

An exciting opportunity as a Finance Assistant in a Legal Firm based in London.

Client Details

My client is a Legal firm based in central London.


The key responsibilities for the role of Finance Assistant are:

  • Reconciling invoices and supplier statements and entering onto the finance system.
  • Processing a weekly payment run, in line with the terms agreed with suppliers and the firm's set procedures.
  • Processing and pre-approving staff expenses and raising a fortnightly payment run.
  • Check and process CHAPS, BACS, FP and international payments from office and client accounts as required.
  • Prepare Bank Balances email on a daily basis to send to EPs.
  • Month end bank reconciliations of multicurrency office accounts.
  • Assist with compiling monthly and weekly budgets and projections.
  • Chase for delinquent time on a daily basis and distribute weekly time sheet to partners.
  • General office admin, including distribution of mail and filing.
  • Assisting Senior Finance Assistant with various other day to day tasks.
  • Assisting with staff queries on time recording and expenses applications.
  • Assisting Senior Finance Assistant with all aspects of billing to provide cover where needed.


The successful Finance Assistant will ideally have:

  • Previous legal finance experience essential, with a robust knowledge of the SARs to ensure compliance.
  • Genuine interest in business and finance.
  • Proven ability to work within a challenging and busy role.
  • The ability to work to strict deadlines, especially at month/year end, balancing conflicting demands.]
  • Excellent attention to detail and good administrative skills.
  • Adept at working independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience of Aderant Expert preferred.

Job Offer

A competitive salary of £25,000-£28,000 plus extensive benefits.

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