Entry Level Accounts Assistant

  • Location
    Chelmsford, Essex
  • Category
    Accountancy - Accounts Assistant
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • Salary
    £ 18000 - £ 22000 / Year
  • OrganizationType
    Office

Entry Level Accounts Assistant


£18k-£22k per annum
Chelmsford, Essex


Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm



*To be considered for this role, you must be AAT qualified or equivalent*



Benefits: 4 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays + your birthday off + Christmas shut down, ability to buy and sell up to 3 holiday days per annum, free eye tests, dress down and free lunch Friday, support in personal goals and career development.



An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and personable Entry Level Accounts Assistant to join a rapidly growing law firm based in the centre of Chelmsford.



Duties include but are not limited to:



  • Filing accurately

  • Keying in Local Searches on client ledgers

  • Confirming receipt of funds to clients and fee earners

  • Writing out cheques for deposits and returning of client funds

  • Banking cheques and allocating to client ledgers

  • Allocating Client Account banking from bank statements (check Debits and Credits)

  • Taking card payments over the telephone from clients

  • Allocating Land Registry and transferring fees from client to office

  • Checking completion statements

  • Preparing final bills after completion



Selection criteria:



  • A familiarity with the banking system and a working knowledge of an on-line banking system ideal.

  • A high level of numeracy and ability to spot reconciliation differences with relative ease.

  • Good communication skills by email, letter, telephone or face to face.

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines, especially at month-ends.

  • Accurate and reasonably speedy data entry skills.

  • Computer literate with competency on MS Office products, namely: Outlook, Excel and Word.

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