Accounts Assistant Apprentice

So Legal Ltd
Eastbourne, East Sussex, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
£161.70 to £311.85 per week
17 Jul 2021
30 Jul 2021
Experience level
Entry level, Apprenticeship
We are hiring an assistant to help our busy accounts team in our Eastbourne office.

You will have a number of key responsibilities in providing accounts and administrative support to all departments in the firm, including:
  • Data entry and financial administration
  • Reconciliations
  • Posting and transferring money
  • Dealing with payment of invoices
  • Raising bills to our clients and taking payment
  • Review of finances on matters

You will likely have some experience of being an accounts assistant or finance assistant, ideally within a legal environment. However, those with a similar professional services background are also encouraged to apply.

You do not need to have any formal accounting qualifications but would be open to training and aspire to become a qualified accountant. Experience in bookkeeping and accounts is essential, and knowledge of the Solicitors' Accounts Rules would also be advantageous. You will be numerate, organised and have good attention to detail. We look to recruit individuals who are ambitious, proactive and enthusiastic. This is a full-time role (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm).

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Accounting knowledge
  • Numerical
  • Attention to detail
  • Works well under pressure
  • Interest in the legal sector
  • Good with IT

Personal qualities

  • Proactive
  • Resilient
  • Organised
  • Team-player

Desired qualifications

Some accounting qualifications achieved or on the way to achieving them.

Future prospects

Yes, this may develop into a full-time role with the company once the apprenticeship has finished.

Things to consider

The apprenticeship is based in a busy law firm.

There is noparking at the firm available but near to train station / bus stops.

You will be required to attend college one day per week, term time only, at the Eastbourne Campus. The rest of the time you will be in the workplace.

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