Accounts Payable Assistant

Location: London, England
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Finance & Accounting
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH228820_1547459806

An independent London Law Firm is looking for an Accounts Payable Assistant to join their friendly Finance team. You will be responsible for the entire Purchase Ledger process and operation of the office bank account. This role requires an individual who will contribute to the effectiveness of the Accounts team by providing a comprehensive and efficient Accounts Payable service.


  • Reconciling the firm's office bank account on a daily basis, ensuring that all entries are posted to the ledgers
  • Maintaining supplier ledgers, with responsibility for the smooth running of the entire process
  • Arranging payment of supplier invoices on a weekly basis, raising cheques and electronic payment schedules for Finance Operations Manager and CFO review and authorisation
  • Keeping a highly organised diary in relation to suppliers that must be paid on strict payment dates/terms
  • Building and maintaining an excellent knowledge of the firm's internal approval limits and procedures in relation to controls and security
  • Working closely with your Supervisors to ensure that all work is completed in line with deadlines and regularly managing upwards and reporting any concerns


  • Previous experience within a Law Firm
  • Knowledge of Legal Finance systems such as Chrome River
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Maths and English qualifications to a high standard would be an advantage as well as any on-going financial qualifications