Senior Accounts Clerk – Bank Reconciliation
Salary: c£18,500 – £20,000 doe
Ref: 1565

Our client, one of the UK’s leading law firms, has an opportunity for a Bank Reconciliation Clerk to join its accounts team in Sheffield.

This is a senior level role handling multiple bank accounts for our client and would suit someone with experience working in a regulated environment. This will include bank reconciliations, monthly and weekly reports, cash-management calculations with SRA Accounts Rules. You will also follow our client’s policy and SLAs.

Other areas of work the team handles include the calculating transfers between accounts, interest on client-account funds, reconciliations on deposit accounts, maintaining and managing unidentified items and dealing with general queries.

As a senior member of the team, you will support a Team Leader in the review of processes to help ensure they are compliant and efficient.

Duties and responsibilities

• Bank reconciliations - client account and firm account
• Procedural documentation and identify improvement opportunities
• Query handling and support to junior team members
• Bank reconciliation reporting ensuring compliance with SRA Accounts Rules
• Training and coaching
• Manage and maintain the bank relationships and contact details
• Administration and record keeping, bank account opening and closing
• Cash management processes
• Daily figures and intra-account transfers
• Record unidentified receipts
• Process unpaid cheques and out-of-date cheques
• Reconciliation of petty cash

An excellent benefits package including contributory pension scheme and circa 25 days paid holidays is available in addition to your basic salary. Apply for full details.

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Accounts Assistant - Electronic Transfers
£16,500, 12 month fixed-term contract
Ref: 1559

Our client, a leading UK law firm, has an opportunity for an Accounts Assistant to join its team in Sheffield. This is a 12-month maternity cover contract.

Based at our client’s head office you would be working as an Electronic Transfer Processor as part of a busy yet friendly and professional team.

You will be dealing with both incoming and outgoing electronic transfers with the support of a team leader.

This is a role that requires someone who can work quickly and accurately to guarantee correct completion of our client’s transfers. You would deal with UK transfers as well as foreign transactions, taking responsibility for quick completion of payments and receipts.

You will work to deadlines that must be met to comply with bills settlements dates and meet the requirements of the Solicitors’ Accounts Rules.

The ideal candidate will have experience using systems to input transfers onto a banking system as well as experience dealing with a large organisation or firm’s internal accounts.
Other duties and responsibilities include handling stop cheque requests; checking cheques have not been cashed, stopping cheques at the bank and showing this on the firm’s internal accounts system.

This is a role that would suit an organised person able to work under pressure and show flexibility when needed. You will be working as part of a wider team and our client welcomes applications from those with a good academic background. Relevant courses would also be an advantage.

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Purchase Ledger Assistant, fixed-term contract
Salary: DOE
Ref: 1545

Our client, one of the UK’s largest and most dynamic law firms, has an opportunity for a Purchase Ledger Assistant to join its head office in Sheffield. This is a fixed-term contract opportunity.

This is a position that would suit someone with experience in handling large amounts of data in a busy, challenging environment. As part of the role you will process invoices for our client’s suppliers and nominal accounts.

You must be able to show strong interpersonal skills, including the capacity to build relations inside and outside the business, to manage queries and to perform general admin duties.

Candidates should have a good standard of education at GCSE level, with Maths and English at B or higher. Any other relevant qualifications will assist your application. Computer literacy is likewise important, especially confidence using MS office programs including Excel.

In return our client offers an excellent package of benefits and rewards in addition to your basic salary. You would be working in a modern and progressive environment as part of an established and highly efficient team and at a leading law firm offering excellent prospects.

All candidates for the role will need to take a credit and CRB check.

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Purchase Ledger Coordinator
Salary: £17,000
Ref: 1535

Our client, a terminal care charity, has an opportunity for a Purchase Ledger Coordinator to join its head office in Sheffield. This is a full time, 37.5 hrs, permanent role.

Candidates for the position require previous experience in purchase ledger, liaising with internal and external clients, managing payment runs and dealing with accruals. Other areas will include prepayments including schedules and support.

Knowledge of the Sage 200 accounting system, nominal accounting structure and cost centres is required as is an intermediate-level knowledge of VAT rules and good Excel and Outlook skills.

An ability to form good relationships with colleagues is as important as is a positive approach to working independently.

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Legal Cashier
Salary: DOE
Ref: 1534

Our client, a leading commercial law firm, has an opportunity for a Legal Cashier to join its team in Leeds.

You would be part of an established team with five other legal cashiers, supporting our client’s departments across the network in South and West Yorkshire.

To apply for the role you will need experience in

  • receipts & reconciliations
  • bank payments
  • billing
  • purchase ledger and nominal ledger
  • the Solicitors Accounts Rules

Duties and responsibilities
  • Compliance with the SAR, Money Laundering Regulations and VAT requirements
  • Cyber Security
  • Bill processing
  • Cheque production
  • Daily banking
  • Electronic payments and online banking facility
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Petty cash
  • Incoming and outgoing bank credit payments
  • Interest calculations

This is a position that would suit someone with a background in busy legal cashiering role though all relevant experience would be considered. All candidates will need to be organised and able to prioritise with experience of using MS office applications including Excel.
You will be using a practice management system and knowledge of one of these would be advantageous but not essential.

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Partnership Accountant - NQ or PQ
Salary: competitive
Ref: 1531

Our client, a leading UK firm of solicitors has an opportunity for a newly or part-qualified
Accountant to join its team in Sheffield.

Supporting the group financial accountant and the wider team, you would be taking a diverse role that would suit an ambitious individual able to work using their own initiative.

Duties and responsibilities:

• Maintaining individual partner accounts and tax provisions
• Assisting the year end group and subsidiary accounts
• Assisting with tax returns and forecasting tax balances
• Prepare journals for posting to the general ledger
• Reconcile ledger accounts
• Liaise with partners on drawings and personal tax
• Prepare monthly cost reports for the car fleet
• Process Companies House filings for all group companies

The client is accepting applications from newly qualified or finalist ACCA, CIMA or AAT-qualified candidates with relevant experience. The ideal candidate would have experience in practice and advanced Excel skills.

The firm offers an excellent benefits and rewards package in addition to your basic salary and huge scope for career progression.

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Bank Reconciliation Team Leader (Initial 7 Month Contract Position)
Salary: DOE
Ref: 1518

We are assisting a national law firm to recruit an experienced, motivated and committed Bank Reconciliation Team Leader to join their Accounts Department, initially covering a period of maternity leave.

Working as Team Leader, you will have bank reconciliation experience in a high volume, multi-bank account environment as well as having demonstrable experience of leading and supervising teams. In this varied role, you will work to ensure that all bank reconciliations, monthly and weekly reporting and cash management calculations are carried out in line with SRA Accounts Rules, Firm’s policy and agreed SLAs as well as ensuring that calculations made by your team are accurate and up-to-date.

As the successful candidate you will have good knowledge of the Solicitors Accounts Rules enabling you to be able to ensure that all reporting is fully compliant and accurate bank account listings are maintained. You will also be able to manage and maintain unidentified receipts accounts in line with the SRA Accounts Rules regulations.

Team leader responsibilities include performance and absence management, undertaking performance appraisals and coaching and mentoring.

Other responsibilities within the role will include; maintaining up to date and accurate cash management processes to ensure adequate account funding, processing of returned unpaid cheques and out of date cheques, calculating daily figures and intra account transfers as well as reconciliation of petty cash.

Due to the size and stability of the firm there is a strong likelihood of the role developing beyond the initial term of the maternity contract.

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Collections Advisor
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Ref: 1506

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced and dedicated Collections Advisor to join a leading, national firm that are rapidly expanding and can offer both long term security and career progression.

Main duties of the position include:

• To process inbound and outbound calls, contacting customers with overdue accounts to negotiate prompt payment within defined timescales.

• To record all customer contact accurately on the collections system.

• Treat all customers fairly, professionally and at within legislation and codes of practice.

• Deal with general account enquiries and take routine payments from customers.

• Update account information (address / contact details, bank details and payment method).

• Liaise with other departments on behalf of customers to resolve problems.

•Record customer complaints and relevant information accurately in accordance with complaints procedure.

• Transfer calls to other departments as required.

• Follow established collections processes and procedures.

The firm offer a competitive salary along with a fantastic benefits package making this an excellent career move.

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Collections Specialist (Mortgage Arrears)
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Ref: 1446

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced, dedicated and patient collections specialist to join a leading, dynamic and expanding debt recovery firm.

The main purpose of this telephone based role will be to provide technical and practical support in dealing with the rehabilitation of customers in mortgage arrears.

This will involve maximising the rehabilitation of mortgage accounts and collection of overdue debt, providing professional and informative primary point of contact for all customers, clients & third parties whilst maintaining the highest level of customer service. The role will also include mortgage servicing.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication, telephony and negotiation skills. The ideal candidate must demonstrate a high level of organisation and the ability to work to tight deadlines whilst maintaining strong accuracy throughout. Candidates must be IT literate with knowledge of Microsoft Office products. The ability to work within a team environment is crucial to this role.

The ideal candidate will come from a collections background or have worked in a similar role within mortgage arrears. The firm offer excellent starting salaries, a comprehensive and impressive benefits package along with plenty of opportunities to progress internally.

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