Accounts Department Manager/Finance Manager

Published: 13 February 2020 Expires: 28 February 2020

A key role has arisen within our Accounts team for a departmental Manager who will have responsibility for managing and supporting the existing team, processes and procedures.

Reporting to the Partner/Corporate Accountant, the ideal candidate will have previous legal finance experience. Within this role, your key duties will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Authorisation of TT’s
  • Assisting with the maintenance and preparation of bank reconciliations on the client and office accounts
  • Managing the purchase ledger and dealing with suppliers as necessary
  • Residual balances and client suspense
  • Manage daily cash flow reports
  • Assist in maintaining fixed asset register and depreciation journal
  • Daily client to office transfer
  • Manage out of date cheques
  • Supervise company credit card
  • Deal with month end processes
  • Calculating monthly bonuses
  • Liaise with the bank
  • Assist with Audit reporting
  • Ensure compliance with Solicitors Accounts Rules and maintenance of the breach register
  • Ad hoc duties as required

Experience and skills required:

  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Excellent PC/Keyboard skills (minimum 30 words per minute)
  • Organisational and time management skills
  • Proven track record of managing a team
  • Ability to work as part of a team and liaise with people throughout all levels of the organisation

Hours of work – Monday – Friday 9.15am – 5.15pm


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