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Finance Assistant - (Legal experience)

  • Location: London, City of London
  • Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
  • Job type: Temporary / Contract
  • Ref: JSM1685333
  • Recruiter: Jamie Smith

Finance Assistant - (Legal experience)

A leading Law firm are seeking a Finance Assistant (Legal background) to join a growing team. The role will be a 12 month fixed term contract with a chance of being extended or made permanent dependant on performance and growth within the company

In this role you will be focusing on sectors with the greatest complexities, legal intricacies and highest regulatory demands, They excel in delivering practical commercial judgment and deep legal expertise for high-stakes matters. The Financial Assistant will work closely with the Financial Coordinator and the Legal Cashier to ensure office receipts and transactions are posted correctly and in a timely manner.

Duties:

  • Posting London accounts payable invoices on to the system in a timely manner, ensuring that they are coded and authorised correctly.
  • Preparing BACS supplier payment runs and priority payments as required.
  • Assisting with the daily monitoring of London bank account balances to ensure funds are available when needed and corresponding directly with the bank about general queries.
  • Processing invoices on a regular basis to help with the upkeep of departmental budgets.
  • Assisting with the set-up, maintenance and archiving of filed records of invoices and VAT receipts, ensuring copies can be retrieved easily.
  • Assisting with bank account reconciliations for EMEA, liaising with office managers and finance colleagues across EMEA to resolve queries.
  • Posting credit and vendor payments to the system, managing payment runs and scanning backup documentation for EMEA offices.

Skills:

  • Strong organisational and administrative skills.
  • The ability to prioritise and coordinate work.
  • Able to manage multiple projects effectively and demonstrate a methodical and thorough working style with a strong focus on detail and the completion of tasks.
  • The ability to communicate clearly and effectively with people at different levels across the organisation.
  • The ability to work productively and cooperatively with other employees in London and across EMEA.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Outlook is essential.
  • Knowledge of Elite, Word and PowerPoint is desirable.

If interested in the above role please send through an application ASAP

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