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Accounts Administrator

We are exclusively recruiting for an Accounts Administrator to join a rapidly growing and successful law firm based in Chester due to continued growth. Our client is an outstanding North West legal firm, offering comprehensive legal advice and support to individuals, their families and businesses alike across the UK. As Accounts Administrator, you will be responsible for the legal practice's financial matters and day to day administration. The successful candidate will have an interest in working within solicitors and legal accounts, whilst being able to demonstrate excellent people and communication skills. It’s important that you can work on your own or as part of a team as directed, producing work quickly and accurately often within tight timescales. As Accounts Administrator you will possess a positive, can-do attitude and will be looking for a well-established firm in which you can develop and pursue a long-term career. Our client is offering a great opportunity to gain experience within the legal field, a superb induction and on boarding programme, career development and the opportunity for personal progression.

Role

We are an outstanding North West legal firm, offering comprehensive legal advice and support to individuals, their families and businesses alike. Our office is in the centre of Chester, but we have a national client base.

We are wholly committed to providing the very highest standards of customer service to all our clients.  At Oliver & Co Solicitors, we aim to change your view of lawyers and legal services, making it easy and stress-free.

Your role will require you to take responsibility for the legal practice’s financial matters, providing support to the finance team and Practice Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Taking responsibility for the legal practice's financial matters
  • Bank reconciliations and Client ledger postings
  • TT/Bacs payments and bank transfers
  • Processing of bills, credit notes and queries
  • Staff expenses and petty cash
  • Month end reports
  • Compliance with the Solicitors Accounts Rules
  • Placing stationery orders and general office supplies ordering
  • Managing visitors, workmen and maintenance contracts on the building
  • General admin tasks such as photocopying filing and scanning
  • Provide support to other departments as and when required; reception, first response, customer service

About You:

  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Administration and accounts experience would be beneficial but is not essential
  • Experience of working with a CMS (Case management system)
  • Basic accounts knowledge or an interest in learning accounting principles
  • Strong attention to detail is essential
  • A good working knowledge of MS Office including Excel
  • A team player, who is both organised and self-motivated
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A proactive attitude with a willingness to learn
  • Thrive upon a demanding workload

Salary & Benefits:

  • Pension scheme with employers’ contributions
  • Generous annual holiday entitlement
  • Personal development and support for further education
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Friendly, professional office environment located in the centre of Chester, and close to the railway station


If you feel that this could be the right role for you then apply now and we’ll be in touch.

  • Date Posted:
    16th November 2020
  • Location:
    Chester
  • Salary:
    £16,000

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