Legal Accounts Manager

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Location
Reading
Salary
£45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits Package
Posted
26 Apr 2022
Closes
24 May 2022
Ref
1269412-1-GW-17
Contact
Gayle Woolf
Job Title
Paralegal
Practice Area
Banking, Financial Services
PQE Level
10+, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Legal Accounts Manager
 
An established law firm in Berkshire is looking to recruit a Legal Head of Accounts in a succession planning role due to retirement.
 
The successful Legal Accounts Manager will carry out the day to day running of the accounts department on a full time basis, as well as heading up the accounts team. The ideal candidate will have previous experience as legal cashier/bookkeeper managing a law firm’s accounts.
 
The main responsibilities of the role will encompass all of the legal practice finance functions, including:
  • Maintain the firm’s accounts in accordance with the Solicitors Accounts Rules and Law Society/QS practise management standards
  • Maintain management accounts and prepare monthly management reports, including monthly analysis of financial performance against budget
  • Administer payroll and pension arrangements
  • Complete periodic VAT returns
  • Maintain purchase ledger
  • Be responsible for credit control
  • Provide our conveyancing team with timely transaction information & support
  • Operate & administer our Quillenium accounts & client database system in liaison with our software suppliers
  • Train & supervise junior accounts staff as required
You will ideally:
  • Be a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Cashiers or possess a comparable accounting qualification
  • Have a good working knowledge of SAR & regulatory compliance
  • Be able to prepare management accounts & cashflows
  • Possess integrity, trustworthiness and enjoy working to a high standard as part of a dedicated professional team
A competitive salary and friendly working culture is on offer.
 
Please send your CV confidentially by applying on-line immediately or contact Gayle Woolf at G2 Legal.
 
(Please note salary is just a guide, depends on the experience of the candidate.)

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