Accounts Payable / Office Cashier

Location: City of London
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Finance & Accounting
Salary: £30000 per annum
REF: HQ00073294_1489489109

A top US law firm is looking for an Accounting Specialist to join their busy and close knit team.

As the Accounting Specialist you will have responsibility for the London office Chrome River dashboard in regarding to invoices/expenses/new vendor/address requests, importing batches on a daily basis for both invoices and expenses and ensure that original documentation of all imports are received before processing on CMS.

You will monitor the centralized London Accounts inbox system to ensure that responses are delivered in a timely manner and that all internal and external suppliers are paid in a timely manner. This includes posting of the payments and making sure that all payment confirmations are saved as an electronic copy.

Furthermore, you will run unpaid disbursement reports and prepare the necessary payments in compliance with the Solicitors' Accounts Rules as well as ensuring that direct debits are accounted for correctly and posted within a timely manner.

You will liaise with the Finance Supervisor to ensure continual review of the processes and procedures with a view to improving the efficiency of the Accounts Payable function. You will also assist with the cash flow preparation by categorizing payments made throughout the previous month.

To be successful in this Accounting Specialist position you must have experience of doing a similar role within the Legal Sector and ideally you will have experience of using Chrome River and Aderant. You will have up to date knowledge of the Solicitors Accounts Rules and you will be able to work independently as well as working brilliantly in a team.

Due to the nature of the role you must have brilliant communication skills with the ability to use your own initiative and be proactive within the work place.