Accounts & Administration Assistant

15000.00 - 17000.00 GBP Annual
17 Jun 2021
15 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Mallard Outsourcing are proudly partnering a reputable Tamworth-based solicitors' practice as they seek to add an Accounts & Administration Assistant to their team. This is a newly created role within an existing accounts team. Duties will include a range of administrative support tasks within the accounts team in accordance with office procedures, SRA Accounts Rules and accepted accounting practices. A high level of numeracy is essential as a foundation and full training will be provided.

Duties of the Accounts & Administration Assistant include, but are not limited to the following:

* Assisting with petty cash transactions.

* Inputting and updating anticipated disbursements and reconcile on a monthly basis.

* Attending to the daily banking, input, update and validate on a daily basis.

* Validating and entering client account payments and receipts.

* Validating and entering office account payments and receipts.

* Validating and inputting travel expenses.

* Taking credit card payments working within the money laundering rules.

* Posting bills.

* File closing.

* Carrying out a range of administrative tasks including filing.

* Occasionally assisting with marketing/social media related tasks.

* Assisting in checking stationery stock and general purchasing.

* Carrying out any other associated duties which may from time to time be reasonably required.

* Assisting with other accounts tasks as required to ensure compliance and the smooth running of the department.

* Flexibly covering other tasks during colleagues' absence.

The requirements, skills & experience required for the Accounts & Administration Assistant include, but are not limited to the following:

* A demonstrable high level of numeracy and attention to detail. (ESSENTIAL)

* Able to follow internal office procedures and external regulations/guidelines.

* Good organisational skills and an ability to multitask.

* An ability to work through a variety of tasks methodically.

* Good interpersonal skills with an ability to provide excellent customer service.

* Strong allround IT skills (including Microsoft Excel).

* A high level of confidentiality

* Past experience of working in an accounting or legal firm (desirable but not essential.)

* A genuine desire to pursue a career in accounts.

* Note: an offer of employment will be contingent on a successful DBS check.

A bit about the firm:

The firm provides a comprehensive legal service for both business clients and private individuals. Operating from an office conveniently, yet discreetly, located on the outskirts of Tamworth, they serve clients throughout the Midlands and beyond. The proud holders of the LEXCEL accreditation (the Law Society's Quality Standard) and members of CQS (the Conveyancing Quality Scheme), they have an enviable reputation for the delivery of quality legal services spanning property, business, employment, family law, wills and probate, and disputes/litigation. Notably, they are also recognised in The Legal 500; an independent directory of the UK's leading law firms.

The Remuneration & Working Hours for the Accounts & Administration Assistant are:

* GBP15,000 GBP17,000 basic salary per annum.

* Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm.

If you feel your skills and experience could be a good fit for the Accounts & Administration Assistant, please follow the instructions to make your application. A Mallard Outsourcing Consultant will get in touch with you soon with further information and to confirm your interest in our Client. By submitting this application, you are consenting to Mallard Outsourcing holding and processing your personal details for the purposes of activities pertaining to recruitment

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