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Finance Assistant - Edinburgh

£20,000 - £23,000 - Industry & Commerce - Transactional Services (Purchase/Sales Ledger,Credit Control, Payroll)
Ref: 2554 Date Posted: Tuesday 18 Sep 2018
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iMultiply are delighted to be exclusively engaged on a Finance Assistant opportunity based in Edinburgh city centre with a highly respected, forward-thinking professional services business

The Company 

A specialist in their market, this organisation has been operating for a number of years in Edinburgh and have a strong reputation on the market.  With this mentality there is certainly growth and potential within this organisation and role for an individual to develop their skills further

The Role 

Reporting to the Finance Manager, this role is a key part of the finance function. This forward-thinking business that are keen to introduce new innovative technologies to streamline processes to get ahead of the curve. Working alongside the legal cashier team, you will also be working closely with the Finance Manager, assisting with reports, billing and more. Ideally, this role would be suitable for someone with some legal cashier experience looking to widen their finance knowledge.

On Offer 

The position of Finance Assistant is offering a salary of between £20,000 - £23,000 including an excellent benefits package and generous holiday allowance. Their offices are based in Edinburgh city centre and are easily accessible via public transport.

The main duties and responsibilities in the role will include:

  • Report into the Finance Manager and provide support as required
  • Process payments and receipts electronically, by check, or by bank draft.
  • Daily, weekly and monthly bank reconciliations
  • Preparation of client and office banking
  • Assisting Finance Manager at month and year-end
  • Posting of office cash receipts to ledgers, liaising with credit control regarding correct allocation
  • Operate the online banking system for fund transactions whilst being mindful of anti-fraud procedures
  • Liaise with fee earners regarding transactions
  • Use of online banking systems for processing payments
  • Purchase Ledger duties
  • Provide audit evidence and ensure compliance with Law Society rules for client funds

To be considered for this opportunity, you must have the following experience:

  • Previous legal experience would be advantageous but not essential
  • Have a minimum of 2 years of working within an accountancy role
  • Show excellent people skills
  • Have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, an exposure to any financial systems would be advantageous but not essential

Please do not hesitate to contact Andrew Robinson on 0131 603 7747 or for a private & confidential discussion.