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Purchase Ledger Assistant – London Hybrid

  • Job Type :

    Permanent

    Full-Time

  • Salary : £26-28,000

A leading prestigious West End law firm is looking to hire a new Purchase Ledger Assistant/Junior Cashier on a permanent basis. The Finance team consists of a Senior Cashier, Legal Cashier and the Purchase Ledger/Cashier (this vacancy). They are seeking someone with some experience in an AP role, with the good technical know-how, ideally using Adarent, and an ability to learn processes and procedures quickly.

This is a permanent role, the salary is £26,000 -£28,000. The hours are 9.30 am to 5.30 pm and have a hybrid working arrangement working in the office for the majority of the week (i.e., 3 days) and remotely 2 days.

Responsibilities include:

  • Posting all incoming invoices on the accounts system.
  • Ensuring all incoming invoices are authorised for payment by the appropriate person.
  • Posting of Land Registry, Court fees, Companies house online portal invoices
  • Processing expenses
  • Posting of company credit card
  • Arranging a weekly BACS payment run for due invoices and expenses
  • Arranging a daily payment run for PWP (pay when paid invoices)
  • Processing and reconciling transactions relating to Counsel fees and Expert fees.
  • Reconciling suppliers ledgers and statements as appropriate.
  • Posting foreign invoices and arranging payment

Cashiering – when required. Duties include:

  • Processing inward and outwards CHAPS/ Same day/overnight payments
  • Allocation of client receipts
  • Allocation of office receipts

Key Skills:

  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Excellent IT skills:
    • Aderant (experience preferred but not essential)
    • Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Outlook (experience essential)
  • Good organisational skills
  • Pro-active
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to liaise with people at all levels
  • A team player
  • Helpful and willing, with a “can do” attitude
  • Able to see the bigger picture
  • Ability to take on responsibility
  • Courteous and efficient
  • Professional and conscientious, taking a pride in doing the job well.