Accounts Assistant

Practice Area

Support Services

Location

Newport

Contract Type

Permanent

Hours

Full Time

Salary

Competitive

Closes

11 Jan 2021

The Role

To be primarily responsible for chasing outstanding bills and processing & maintaining the purchase ledger function. In addition to ensuring the Firm’s compliance with the SRA whilst helping protect the Firm and its clients from money laundering and fraud.

Requirements

The suitable candidate will be expected to carry out the following duties:

  • Credit Control, chasing debtors
  • Statement of Accounts
  • Reviewing firms cash flow
  • Processing Streamline Payments
  • Review matter balances
  • Daily input of invoices onto purchase ledger system
  • Fortnightly payment of invoices

Essential Skills & Knowledge:

  • Administrative skills, including drafting letters and completing forms
  • Accounting background – highly essential
  • Communication skills
  • 5 GCSE’s C grade or above including Maths and English
  • Strong excel skills
  • Ability to prioritise, work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Experience of dealing with clients in person and on the phone

Personal Qualities:

  • To be personable and have the ability to engage with staff, third parties and clients from various backgrounds and be able to deal with potential issues/problems in a polite and courteous manner
  • Ability to manage competing demands and progress multiple tasks simultaneously whilst maintaining a professional service
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal, with the ability to deliver clear and precise written reports, correspondence and documentation.
  • Good prioritising and planning skills in order to meet deadlines, sometimes under pressure

Please get in touch by emailing recruitment@hevans.com for further information.

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