Accounts Payable

Location: City of London, London
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Finance & Accounting
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
REF: BBBH238537_1574440406

A dynamic law firm is looking for an Accounts Payable to join their finance team to assist with office account transactions, purchase ledger invoices, payments and receipts. You will have good working knowledge of Solicitors Account Rule, Anti-Money Laundering legislation and VAT.

Key responsibilities:

  • Posting of Counsels fees and reconciling fee notes and vendor ledgers
  • Posting of Nominal (firm) invoices and reconciling supplier statements
  • Acting as a point of contact for suppliers queries, building relationships with AP teams
  • Posting of partners and staff expense claims in accordance with firm policy and coding protocols ensuring accurate posting of all transactions
  • Coordinating payment runs for counsel, supplier and expense claims in a timely manneras well as the sending of remittance advices
  • To own the purchase ledger and related processes and promote continual improvementin the efficiency and effectiveness of the function
  • Contribute to project work for AP function working closely with the Accounts Manager and Financial Systems Manager on improvements
  • Work closely with other team members to ensure that AP service delivery is met
  • Assist our internal clients in resolving accounting queries
  • Work closely with the Accounts Manager and colleagues on an ad hoc basis with
  • general enquiries and routine work

Key requirements:

  • Appropriate relevant experience in an accounts payable role of working in a legal environment
  • Aderant would be an advantage
  • A background in legal cashiering experience covering accounts payable functions
  • Excellent numeracy, communication and time management skills
  • The ability to work well under pressure