Our client is a leading set specialising in Employment, Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence, Professional Negligence, Commercial Litigation, Insurance, Reinsurance, IT and Telecoms, Tax. They are seeking applications for the newly created post of Accounts Manager, reporting to the Chambers Administrator and responsible for managing all aspects of chambers finances and leading the accounts team in fees collection.
The role includes responsibility for all aspects of bookkeeping, including preparation and submission of quarterly vat returns, monitoring chambers income, preparation of reports including budget variance, cash flow and debtors reports and contributing to the preparation of the annual budget. The accounts manager will be expected to be involved day-to-day in all aspects of fee collection, credit control and active management of the aged debt.
The successful candidate will have extensive experience in bookkeeping (taking accounts to trial balance) and fee collection, and the ability to proactively lead and manage an established team. They will be expected to work collaboratively to identify and implement process improvements to increase efficiency. Advanced knowledge of Sage, familiarity with LEX, excellent attention to detail and a rigorous approach to record-keeping are prerequisites