Accounts Assistant - London

Andrea Groom-Shorter
Date Posted
08 Jan 2024
Work Type
Full Time
Law Firm
Approx £35000

Our client, an International (London based- Blackfriars) law firm is looking for new Accounts Assistant to support the Finance Director

As a part qualified Accounts Assistant, you will be responsible for providing administrative and bookkeeping support to our accounting and finance team. Your duties will include sales and purchase ledger postings, chasing late payments, and reconciling company accounts..

The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 2 years of experience in a similar role, ideally with a law or professional services experience. You will be proficient in using accounting software such as Xero. Training will be provided in our industry specific accounting software – PC Law, Clio and ViewPoint.

You should also have excellent communication and organizational skills, be able to work independently, and have a keen eye for detail.

Sales Ledger

  • Billing and sending sales invoices
  • Posting and matching cash receipts
  • Credit control and chasing late payments

Purchase ledger

  • Coding and posting supplier invoices
  • Seeking appropriate authorisations
  • Preparing supplier payment runs
  • Allocating Payments

Management Accounts

  • Reconciling bank accounts
  • Reconciling inter-company accounts
  • Reconciling balance sheet accounts - including accrual, prepayments and fixed assets
  • Assisting with the preparation of management accounts and month-end duties across several companies


  • Assisting with various compliance filings and ensuring payments made to government agencies

  • ACCA Part Qualified (Or similar level
  • Proficient in using accounting software such as Xero
  • Experience of Clio, ViewPoint or PC Law software advantageous, but not a essential as full training will be provided
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Keen eye for detail

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Role: Accounts Assistant
Location: London