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Accounts Payable / Finance Assistant

  • Location: City of London, London
  • Sector: Finance
  • Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum
  • Job type: Contract/Interim/Temporary
  • Date posted: 12/01/2021
  • Job reference: KJ169214

Accounts Payable

12 Month FTC

Immediate start

I am looking for an Accounts Payable/ Finance Assistant to join a well-known London Law firm in a 12 month FTC role.

In this role you be working within their busy finance department and will deal with a high volume of accounts payable. You would be a key member of the Financial Operations team in processing invoices, receipts, expenses, and other ad hoc finance tasks. This role requires previous similar experience within an Accounts Payable/Cashiering department in a Law Firm and previous experience using Elite Enterprise Finance system is essential. Strong technical knowledge of the relevant UK VAT and SRA Accounts Rules are also essential along with a positive 'can-do' attitude and high attention to detail and ability to follow pre-defined processes.

Accurately process supplier invoices using Elite Enterprise

Processing weekly supplier payment runs of invoices due for payment

Running daily reports to ensure not yet paid disbursements due for payment are identified and paid in SRA accounts rules timeframes.

Processing twice weekly employee expense payment runs including authorising expenses in Chrome River and exporting data to Elite Enterprise.

Processing of direct debit payments from office bank accounts in a timely manner

File uploads for several high volume suppliers and liaising with overseas offices

Cashiering - Ensure client receipts are processed accurately and promptly in accordance with SRA accounts rules.

Producing weekly and monthly client bank reconciliations for three bank accounts

Assist with producing daily office bank reconciliations for four bank accounts for review by Financial Operations Manager and Finance Manager

Assist with collating daily cash flow for three currency office accounts and convert funds between currencies where required

To assist Financial Operations Manager with SRA client money audit including investigating queries and providing data required for auditors to complete audit.

Processing invoices, receipts, expenses, and other ad hoc finance tasks.

To undertake any other ad hoc duties as and when requested, such as ad hoc project work, filing, scanning, team work.

Assist other team members as and when necessary.

If you are an immediately available, experienced accounts payable/finance assistant with a background in legal with exposure in high volumes of AP within your previous role, Please contact Karen Wilding or Jennifer Todd immediately or apply online.

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