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Assistant Accountant

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We are an employer of choice because we have a culture that challenges the conventional law firm approach and focusses our energy on getting great results for our clients, while attracting and developing brilliant people. The finance team are looking to recruit an Accounts Assistant on a temporary basis to cover a period of maternity leave. The core purpose of the role is to provide assistance to the finance team with key tasks, including credit control. Candidatesmust have excellent communication, organisation and time management skills and a good understanding of financial processes. 

Typical duties will be:

Posting bills and transferring costs raised by others 

• Processing bills, including billing disbursements for solicitors to approve 

• Assistance in processing and approving outgoing payments

 • Bank Reconciliation assistance (both client and office)

 • Inputting supplier invoices/general book keeping 

• Managing the creditors payment run 

 Providing monthly statistics 

• Managing Credit Control 

• Assistance in managing Residual Balances 

• Processing of staff expenses

 • Processing of month end

• Car park permit management

 • Payroll assistance 

• Petty cash

 • Ledger reconciliation of client matters

 • Processing of searches when required 

• Banking  

Skills and experience:

• Excellent written and oral communication skills

• Commercially aware

 • Experience of working as an accounts assistant. 

• Strong attention todetail 

• Good organisation and planning skills with the ability to prioritise work to meetstrict timescales where required

Experience of financial systems

 • Excellent IT skills, particularly Excel 

• Ability to work as part of a team 

Nº employees 51-200
Founding year 1901
Products / Services Advocacy, Civil Liberties & Human Rights, Property (Commercial)
Mission Harrison Drury is an award-winning solicitors based in Preston, Lancashire and Kendal, Cumbria As trusted legal partners to businesses, boards, individuals and families with offices across the North West we have solicitors in Preston, Kendal, Lancaster, Garstang and Clitheroe. We look at every situation with a client hat on. We listen, we understand and we pull out all the stops to get the right results, whether it is a commercial or personal matter. Our track record has made Harrison Drury a leading choice of solicitors for business, family, divorce and private clients across the region. We also strive to be an employer of choice, giving our clients access to passionate, talented advisers, and our people an enjoyable and rewarding career.
overview Harrison Drury is an award-winning firm of solicitors with offices in Preston, Garstang, Lancaster, Kendal and Clitheroe. Harrison Drury is an award-winning firm of solicitors with offices in Preston, Garstang, Lancaster, Kendal and Clitheroe. Harrison Drury’s talented and multi-disciplined teams of like-minded lawyers are unwavering in their passion and commitment to successfully advise our clients which include multi-million pound organisations, owner-managed businesses and high net worth individuals.

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