Accounts Assistant

Location
Newport
Salary
£24000 - £26000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted
17 Jun 2021
Closes
01 Jul 2021
Ref
JN -062021-2926373
Contact
Gabi Williams
Sector
Legal
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Entry level, Graduate scheme

Exciting opportunity for an Assistant Accountant to join a well known successful company.

Client Details

This client takes pride in personal and professional approach and feel sure that you will be completely satisfied with the service from us.

Description

  • Daily bank postings, filing carbon copies on files, actioning client to office transfers as needed and tracking transfers for invoices paid and Fee earner splits + follow SRA and practice policies.
  • Paying purchase invoices and disbursements in a timely manner
  • Process weekly/monthly payroll and administer the holiday/sickness tracker, draft employment contracts, administer the NEST pension scheme + file FPS.
  • Cost files and generate bills along with statements of account.
  • Calculate & file VAT returns.
  • Liaise with external accountants and auditors to ensure completion of accounts and Solicitor's audit.
  • Complete monthly bank reconciliations and update Fee earners on their billable hours & debtors
  • Credit Control - chase debtors & sue if needed (template letters & procedure notes provided)
  • Respond to client account queries as needed.

Profile

  • Knowledge of Solicitors accounts rules is required.
  • Working knowledge of Xero/LEAP is an advantage

Job Offer

  • Additional benefits
  • Pension scheme
  • Competitive salary