Finance Operations Assistant

J30070
Negotiable
18. January 2019

Our client is an award winning Legal Firm. They offer more than a competitive salary. They offer a platform where all of thier people benefit from the best technology, the flexibility to suit your needs and an open culture, where everyone has a voice

Purpose of the role
Operating as part of the Finance function, this role has day to day responsibility for compliance with
policies, procedures and controls in all areas across the Group entities ensuring high levels of client
service (internal and external) at all times.

Key Responsibilities
Perform timely and accurate bank account reconciliations in accordance with jurisdictional law.
Timely and accurate processing and recording of office and client receipts and payments.
Daily maintenance of the accounts payable solutions including processing of accounts payable across all

Group entities.
Resolution within 48 hours of queries to ensure un-reconciled items are identified.
Work collaboratively within Finance Operations to assist others at peak times and periods of absences.
Respond to miscellaneous queries from fee earners, secretaries and third parties within 24 hours.
Develop strong relationships with all Group Finance functions to ensure identification, efficiency and
consistent use of best practices.
Proactive identification, implementation and adoption of system and process enhancements to ensure
excellent client service and drive efficiency.
Recommend to management strategies for improving internal processes to maximise productivity, quality
of work and minimise revenue leakage.
Perform all aspects of roles in accordance with policy, procedure and controls.

Competencies
Highly diligent with an organised and timely approach to work
Excellent client service mentality with a ‘can do, will do’ attitude
Ability to work proactively and effectively within a team and with minimal supervision
Analytical and logical approach, with a strong sense of initiative
High attention to detail
Awareness of the importance of the wider commercial environment
A team ethos attitude
Essential: basic proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office
Preferred: some experience of working in a Finance Operations team
Preferred: basic proficiency in the use of Elite

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