City of London, London
£22000 - £25000 per annum + + Benefits
4 months ago
Job Type: 6M FTC
Location: London or Colchester
Salary: £22,000 - £24,000
Start Date: ASAP
My client is a leading law firm, looking for an Accounts Assistant to join their Finance team.
This contract will be for an initial period of 6 months with a possibility of extension depending on the business needs.
This role is a mix of hybrid working and the successful applicant would be required to attend their London or Colchester office 1 day a week.
The Accounts Assistant assists the department with all aspects of accounts administration, including all elements of legal cashiering.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
This is not an exhaustive list and from time to time it may be necessary to vary these to meet the department and business needs.
*Residual Balance administration and general financial assistance for the Real Estates and
*Reconciliation of client matters for both office and client ledgers;
*Office and client account banking and processing;
*Process client and office account payments by BACS/CHAPS;
*Archiving of ledger files;
Skills and Experience Required:
*Preferred but not essential 12 months experience achieved within a legal account working environment;
*12 months experience working in a busy accounts environment;
*Previous experience of residual balance reconciliation and experience of commercial conveyancing accounting would be useful;
*A high attention to detail to produce work/documentation which is consistently of a high standard;
*Good computer skills (competent in Excel and Word).
*Good time management skills with the ability to prioritise workload, to have a flexible approach to ensure all deadlines are met;
*Must be able to work as part of a team and possess excellent communication skills both written and verbal;
The JM Group is operating and advertising as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for interim / contract / temporary positions. The JM Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and we encourage applicants from all backgrounds.