Accounts Payable Officer

Location: City of London, London
Contract Type: Temporary
Specialisation: Finance & Accounting
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
REF: HQ00073973_1497288000
A top 30 leading law firm are looking for an Accounts Payable Officer to join their London firm on a temporary basis (3-4months).

Key responsibilities will include;
*Ensuring disbursement invoices and professional fees received are distributed to fee earners for authorisation in accordance with the firm's policies and returned for processing onto the Elite 3E accounting system.
*Assist in preparing daily payment runs by BACS/CHAPS, on the firm's online banking platform. Paying professional fees and counsel fees once bills are paid in accordance with SRA regulations
*Make ad hoc payments as necessary
*Despatch and email remittance advices on a timely basis, as a confirmation of payment
*Reconcile statements regularly to identify any discrepancies and working to resolve them
*Undertake regular review of unpaid and unbilled items, using initiative to clear these items
*Communicate with third parties, fee earners and budget holders with confidence
*Deal with third party payment queries
*Post payments onto Elite 3E
*Other ad hoc duties as required

For this Accounts Payable Officer role, you will require a minimum of 2 year's Accounts Payable experience with a good knowledge of SRA Accounts Rules and a mainstream legal accounting software package.

If you are enthusiastic with good numeracy and organisation skills, please apply!