Legal Accounts Assistant - Birmingham

Andrea Groom-Shorter
Date Posted
06 Feb 2024
Work Type
Full Time
£30000 - £35000 depending on experience

An established Law Firm in Birmingham are looking for a Legal Accounts Assistant to join their team. The firm benefits from a solid team of talent comprising some of the best Solicitors and Barristers who are eminent within their profession. The business is now seeking to develop their team further by the addition of an Accounts Assistant to support the Finance Manager. 

  • Extremely competitive salary,  dependent upon abilities and skills 
  • 33 days Holiday including Public Holidays
  • Pension scheme

  • To support the operation of the firms accounting system
  • To ensure that all banking is done daily as directed
  • To assist in producing and managing various reconciliations, ensuring all are completed on time
  • To ensure the postings to the accounts system and case management system are completed daily
  • To raise private client invoices
  • To produce client to office transfer paperwork
  • To raise various Legal Aid invoices and assist in processing monthly billing
  • submissions
  • To execute Telegraphic Transfers
  • To ensure that all purchase invoices are dealt with in a timely manner
  • To deal directly with Clients when receiving payment by card
  • To ensure that all closed accounts are authorised and that nil balances are achieved before archiving 
  • To assist in archiving files
  • To support the operation of the departments credit control system
  • To manage own work allocation, productivity and quality of work with minimum
  • supervision
  • To update various Excel spreadsheets regarding billing and reporting

  • Ideally have a minimum of 1-year practical experience within accounting.
  • Working knowledge of the accounting principles, Solicitors Accounts Rules would be beneficial. 
  • Purchase and Sales ledger experience, Reconciliation experience and good computer skills are essential. 
  • Medium Microsoft Excel knowledge necessary.
  • Attention to detail is essential.

   This Vacancy
Ref: 2649
Role: Legal Accounts Assistant
Location: Birmingham