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Legal Accounts Assistant - Edinburgh

£20,000 - £23,000 - Industry & Commerce - Transactional Services (Purchase/Sales Ledger,Credit Control, Payroll)
Ref: 2034 Date Posted: Thursday 28 Sep 2017
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An opportunity has arisen to join a highly successful and performing business based in Edinburgh as a Legal Accounts Assistant on a permanent basis

The Company

This prestigious law firm are famed for their commitment to providing an excellent client experience as well as providing their employees with a first-class environment to work in.

The Role

Your previous experience in a similar role will prove essential as you take on a variety of duties within this busy and fast-paced cashroom team. Your workload will be varied and you will be comfortable assisting other areas of the business as and when required. You will of course receive training but an ability to hit the ground running and add value from day one will be required.


  • Report into the Finance Manager and provide support as required
  • Review and input data accurately and promptly onto the finance system
  • Daily bank reconciliations
  • Processing partner payments
  • 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
  • Liaise with fee earners regarding transactions
  • Use of on-line banking systems for processing payments
  • Purchase Ledger duties
  • Provide audit evidence and ensure compliance with Law Society rules for client funds
  • General administrative support to the Finance Team

On Offer

This role comes with a salary of £20 - 23k, plus additional benefits. The office is easily accessible in Edinburgh City Centre. 

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

  • Previous experience in a similar role is preferential
  • SOLAS qualification is desirable but not essential
  • Proven ability to manage a diverse workload
  • Excellent communication skills

If you have any questions regarding this position then please do not hesitate to contact Andrew Robinson for a private and confidential discussion regarding this opportunity.