Meraki Talent are delighted to be engaged on the role of Accounts Assistant for an exciting legal firm based in Edinburgh.
This is one of Edinburgh’s top legal firms who are regularly recognised as such. With a reputation as an exceptional place to work. The client is at the heart of everything they do, ensuring the highest level of service is provided.
The role of Accounts Assistant is an integral part of this business’s busy finance function. This fast-paced team is looking for someone with experience of working in a similar role who will be able to come in and hit the ground running. To be considered for this opportunity you must have at least two years practical finance experience, preferably in the legal sector.
The role of Accounts Assistant will offer a salary of £24,000 - £28,000 per annum a competitive benefits package. The role will begin as remote/home working for the foreseeable future and all the necessary equipment will be provided for a swift & professional remote onboarding.
You will be involved in but not restricted to the following duties:
Setting up all payment types (BACS, CHAPS etc) on banking platforms ensuring coherence with AML regulation
Bank reconciliations for multiple accounts
Partnering with departmental heads & fee earners on client accounts including balances, work in progress and debtor balances
Monthly billing including drafting & processing fees, amendments of fees, credit notes and working closely with the credit control function
Reviewing banking transactions
Production and distribution of periodic & adhoc reports
Induction and on-boarding of new clients
Adherence with internal and external regulations
Building relationships with internal and external stakeholders
To be considered for this opportunity, you must have the following experience:
A minimum of 2 years practical finance experience
Experience of operating within the legal sector
SOLAS qualification or working towards (desirable)
Proficient user of Microsoft Office including Excel
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Please do not hesitate to contact Wael Alsabti for a private & confidential discussion regarding this excellent opportunity.