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Accounts Payable Clerk

Role

Reporting into the Finance Manager, the Accounts Payable Clerk will be joining a welcoming team of 10 which is led by a highly supportive Finance Director. The successful candidate will be looking for a role in which they can manage their own workload and relationships with internal clients and external suppliers but will have the support of their manager as required.

The primary responsibility for this role will be to provide a high quality, professional service by ensuring that Partner and Staff expenses and supplier invoices are all paid in a timely manner.

In a team that encourages cross over between roles, there will be plenty of opportunity to increase knowledge of legal finance by providing assistance and cover as required for the Cashiers and Biller in the finance team whilst having the support of senior members.

Responsibilities

  • Processing and payment of supplier invoices
  • Reconciliation of supplier statements
  • Payment of disbursements in accordance with SRA regulations
  • Processing and payment of firm wide Staff and Partner expenses on a regular basis
  • Contacting internal clients and external suppliers directly as required to raise or respond to queries
  • Maintaining and monitoring Petty Cash ledger
  • Allocation of corporate credit card charges and reconciliation of accounts
  • Aware of VAT regulation considerations
  • Suggest improvements to processes within the department
  • Providing support and cover for other areas of the accounts function including Cashiering and Billing (on the job training provided)

Experience and Skills Required

  • Experience of working in a professional services environment, previous legal experience is an advantage but not essential
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to deal effectively with conflicting priorities
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Good and confident communication skills both verbal and written with ability to build rapport with people at all levels
  • Previous experience of using an accounting package such as Aderant is preferable but not essential
  • Pro-active team player with a willingness to be flexible to support team members
  • An understanding of the SRA regulations would be an advantage but not a requirement

If you wish to apply for this role, please submit your application via our online application link here.

Boodle Hatfield can offer you a competitive rewards package and excellent development opportunities in an inclusive and supportive environment. We are fully committed to a working environment in which all people can excel.

Boodle Hatfield is an equal opportunities employer.

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London Bankside

Bankside Office

240 Blackfriars Road
London
SE1 8NW
DX 53 Chancery Lane

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7629 7411
Fax: +44 (0)20 7629 2621
Email: bh@boodlehatfield.com

London Mayfair

Mayfair Office

6 Grosvenor Street
London
W1K 4PZ

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7629 7411
Fax: +44 (0)20 7629 2621
Email: bh@boodlehatfield.com

Oxford

Oxford Office

6 Worcester Street
Oxford
OX1 2BX

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7629 7411
Fax: +44 (0)20 7629 2621
Email: bh@boodlehatfield.com

Bankside Office

240 Blackfriars Road
London
SE1 8NW
DX 53 Chancery Lane

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7629 7411
Fax: +44 (0)20 7629 2621
Email: bh@boodlehatfield.com

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