• Independent multi-sector recruitment specialist

Legal Cashier/Accounts Assistant

Role Type: Permanent

Location: County Durham, Stockton-on-Tees,

Salary From: £22000

Salary To: £25000

Contact Name: Zoe Bellenger

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Legal Cashier/Accounts Assistant

Stockton on Tees

£22,000 – £25,000

Full Time – Permanent

An outstanding opportunity has arisen for a candidate, ideally with some accounts/Legal Cashier experience to join one of the longest established law firms in the North East of England. The role will involve a wide range of accounting and ad-hoc administration tasks.

This role is varied, with the opportunity to learn all aspects of the finance function which is a great platform, to use to really excel into a finance professional role. Full training will be provided along with supervision and support when needed. Joining a small team of 4 who are super friendly, very supportive and looking forward to having a 5th member of the team, all reporting into the Head of Finance.

This Legal Cashier/Accounts assistant role is an excellent entry point into an ambitious and friendly organisation with an excellent opportunity to develop and acquire new skills.

Role responsibilities will include:

  • Billing
  • Completions
  • Maintaining sales and purchase ledger
  • Processing day to day transactions
  • Posting Client and Office Bank statements
  • Providing support to all departments
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Adhering to Solicitor Accounting Rules
  • Archiving and general administration duties
  • Audit and general control reviews
  • Holiday cover for Credit control and Purchase Ledger

Ideal candidates for this role must have the following skills and experience:

  • Comes from a background in accounting/finance, ideally experienced within the legal accounting sector. We will consider applications from candidates that are working towards Level 2 AAT
  • Excellent communicative ability with an outgoing personality
  • Strong analytical, numerical and reconciliation skills
  • Good knowledge of Excel
  • Ability to work as part of a team and autonomously
  • Proactive with a willingness to take on new challenges
  • Articulate with a strong eye for detail
  • Ability to pick things up quickly whilst maintaining accuracy

Salary & Package:

  • £22,000-£25,000 – based on experience
  • Flexible working – WFH days here and there
  • 25 days holidays & Long service & Bonus Holiday Pay Pack & Holiday Purchase
  • Pension – 5% from the employee and 3% from them
  • Free eye tests
  • Free car parking on site
  • If you are buying or selling your primary residence, they will handle the legal side for you free of charge. You will only need pay the disbursements.
  • Friends and Family Discount – 10% on all personal law services.
  • Free Wills for employees
  • AND plenty more!

Our client will be looking to conduct interviews as early as next week with a view for the right candidate to start as soon as possible.

Please contact Zoe Bellenger on Zoebellenger@major-recruitment.com for a confidential chat.

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